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RBI widens FPI’s avenue in corporate bonds

By Rajeev Jhawar (finserv@vinodkothari.com) In recent times, the Government of India has liberalized the framework for raising External Commercial Borrowings(ECB) by Indian companies [read our article on this topic here]. Another change that we think can do good to India is the relaxation in the regulations for investments by Foreign Portfolio Investments(FPI). The primary regulator […]

Implication of definitional change in related parties- As per the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

By Smriti Wadehra (corplaw@vinodkothari.com) Introduction The Companies Act, 1956 (“Act, 1956”) did not define the word ‘related party’, however, in 12th September, 2013, MCA enforced the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 (“Act, 2013”) which defined the above term for the first time, and ever since then the definition has been changing to broaden […]