Entries by Staff Publication

Extract or the Annual Return itself- Anomaly under section 92 through the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

By Pammy Jaiswal & Munmi Phukon(corplaw@vinodkothari.com) Introduction While the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (‘Amendment Act’) has brought sea changes in various provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 (‘Act’), in absence of a clarification, some of the provisions are still left open for interpretation. One of them is with respect to placing of annual return on […]

DIN application & allotment- the amendments

By Smriti Wadehra (corplaw@vinodkothari.com) DIN application & allotment- the amendments Introduction The Ministry of Corporate Affairs is aiming towards ease of doing business and intends to simplify the procedure of incorporation of a company. As per the erstwhile provisions, the in order to incorporate a company the person proposed to hold directorship thereof had to […]

MCA relaxing Registration offices and Fees Rules – Stepping towards eASE of Business

By Chahat Jain (corplaw@vinodkothari.com) MCA is implementing reforms to make doing business easier, targeting more and more business to register as companies with a vision to make India count in top 50 of World Bank’s Doing Business rankings. The Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 also mandates revision in fees pursuant to changes proposed in Section 403 […]

Republic Day Blossom by MCA for Incorporation of Companies in India

corplaw@vinodkothari.com *Quick Summary by CS Dheeraj Kr. Sharma of:* *1. Companies Incorporation (Amendment) Rules, 2018* *2. Companies Appointment and Qualification of Directors (Amendment) Rules, 2018* *3. Companies Registration Offices and Fees (Amendment) Rules, 2018*   – INC-1 discarded. Now _Registration of Unique Name_*(RUN)* to be used for Reservation of Name and Change of Name of existing companies. […]

Fresh set of conditions for strategic investments in REITs and InvITs

By Saloni Mathur , (finserv@vinodkothari.com) The SEBI vide its circular dated 18th January 2018[1](‘Circular’) issued guidelines on participation by the strategic investors in InVIT’s and REIT’s. These guidelines have been issued in pursuance to the powers conferred on SEBI as per the provisions of the section 11(1) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India […]