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RPTs and related exemptions in the context of Government companies

Munmi Phukon and Tanvi Rastogi corplaw@vinodkothari.com Introduction Ministry vide its Notification[1] dated 5th June, 2015 issued certain modifications/ exemptions/ exceptions for Government Companies on certain provisions of the Companies Act, 2013. One such exemption was with respect to the provisions pertaining to related party transactions (RPTs). Vide the said Notification, Government Companies were provided relaxation […]

IBC threshold raised in Coronatic Disruption: Analysis and Implications

–Megha Mittal & Shreya Jain (resolution@vinodkothari.com) Frivolous initiation of insolvency process, merely for recovery of dues has been a persistent concern- catalyst being the seemingly low threshold of Rs.1,00,000/-.While murmurs about  raising the threshold limit for initiating insolvency process have long been in the picture, the notification comes in the wake of recent outbreak of […]

Is capital relief allowed for on-balance sheet securitisations?

Timothy Lopes, Executive, Vinod Kothari Consultants finserv@vinodkothari.com Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) have been actively involved in the securitisation market, being one of its major participants at the originating as well as investing front. One of the key motivation of a securitisation transaction is its ability to take the loans off the books of the originator, […]

CSR funds may be used for COVID-19 relief, clarifies MCA

Team Vinod Kothari & Company | corplaw@vinodkothari.com Updated on 24th March, 2020 Like all other public agencies, MCA has been taking a series of steps in the wake of the rapidly spreading COVID-19 and issued clarification[1] on spending of CSR funds for COVID 19 stating that the amount spent on COVID-19 by companies will count […]

Reckoning banks’ loans to NBFCs for on-lending to priority sectors for PSL targets

-Financial Services Division (finserv@vinodkothari.com)   The Master Direction – Priority Sector Lending – Targets and Classification[1] issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) mandates Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs) to lend a specified percentage of their Adjusted Net Bank Credit (ANBC) to the specified ‘needy’ sectors called the Priority Sectors. Further, in order to assist […]