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Convening of AGM during COVID-19 crisis

-Will VC mode motivate the companies to call the AGM early? Bunny Sehgal, corplaw@vinodkothari.com Background In view of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (‘MCA’) had come up with the circular dated April 08, 2020[1] providing certain relaxations from the provisions of Companies Act, 2013 (‘Act’) and rules made thereunder including conducting the extra-ordinary […]

Implicit deferral of concomitant actions with IEPF amidst COVID-19?

-Pammy Jaiswal (pammy@vinodkothari.com) & Smriti Wadehra (smriti@vinodkothari.com) Considering the pandemic, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (‘MCA’) has relaxed various time specific provisions of Companies Act, 2013 so as to the ease the process of running a Company during the lockdown. One of such relaxation was introduction of ‘Companies Fresh Start Scheme, 2020’ (hereinafter referred to […]