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GST and CSR Expenditure

Vallari Dubey finserv@vinodkothari.com   Introduction Indian companies, especially public and listed companies are actively engaged in Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) activities. Moreover, since the introduction of Companies Act, 2013, the law has mandated compulsory CSR expenditure for a specific class of companies. In the recent months, with the advent of GST, life of corporates has […]

IBBI amends CIRP and FAST Track Regulations: intends to protect interest of stakeholders

09.10.2017 Vallari Dubey resolution@vinodkothari.com   IBBI has amended INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY BOARD OF INDIA (INSOLVENCY RESOLUTION PROCESS FOR CORPORATE PERSONS) REGULATIONS, 2017[1] (“CIRP Regulations”) and INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY BOARD OF INDIA (FAST TRACK INSOLVENCY RESOLUTION PROCESS FOR CORPORATE PERSONS) REGULATIONS, 2017[2] (“Fast Track Regulations”) vide its notification dated 5th October, 2017. The same shall be […]

SEBI Board approves amendments to REIT Regulations

By Shreya Routh, (finserv@vinodkothari.com) Introduction The SEBI in its Board Meeting on 18th September, 2017[1]approved several changes to the regulations issued for REITs. Before we start discussing the changes approved, let us quickly recap the way in which a REIT operates. REIT is a form of alternative investment vehicle. The working mechanism of a REIT […]

Constitutional powers immune of Moratorium under IBC

In the matter of Canara Bank v. Deccan Chronicle Holdings Limited, NCLAT Principal Bench[1] 25.09.2017 Vallari Dubey resolution@vinodkothari.com   Introduction Ever since the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC 2016) was enacted, its overriding effect during the moratorium became the talk of the corporate town. It was yet to be tested whether the prohibition of […]

RBI’s P2P Regulations: A step forward or backward?

The Reserve Bank of India issued a Master Directions – Non Banking Financial Company – Peer to Peer Lending Platform (Reserve Bank) Directions, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as “Directions”) on 4th October, 2017[1], which is an extensive statement outlining in detail the various rules and regulations that all existing and prospective entities carrying on or […]