Knowledge Connect is a monthly newsletter published by R & A Associates .
Jan'2014 Issue, Vol  34

  Article of the Month

The crowning of the Companies Act, 2013 (“new act”) is all ready to rule & reign the territory with everlasting superseding powers but the stick of administration has still not been completely passed into its hand...  read more >>

 Updates & Amendments 

  • Clarification with regard to holding of shares or exercising power in a fiduciary capacity - Holding and Subsidiary relationship under Section 2(87) of the Companies Act, 2013.
  • Clarification with regard to applicability of Section 182(3) of the Companies Act,2013.
  • Rationalization of Periodic Call Auction for Illiquid Scrips.
  • Deposit Requirements for members of the Debt Segment.
  • Declaration and Undertaking regarding PCC, MCV or equivalent structure by FIIs.
  • Establishment of Connectivity with both depositories NSDL and CDSL – Companies eligible for shifting from Trade for Trade Settlement (TFTS) to Normal Rolling Settlement.
  • Exchange Traded Cash Settled Interest Rate Futures (IRF) on 10-Year Government of India Security.
  • Simplification of Demat account opening process
  • lllustrative format of Statement of Assets & Liabilities in SEBI (ICDR) Regulations, 2009
  • Borrowing and Lending in Rupees - Investments by persons resident outside India in the tax free, secured, redeemable, non-convertible bonds.
  • External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) by Holding Companies / Core Investment Companies for the project use in Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs).
  • Financing of Infrastructure - Definition of 'Infrastructure Lending'
  • Participation of NBFCs in Insurance sector

 Partner's Speak

Wish you and your families and your businesses a very cheerful and prosperous year 2014. Am thrilled and amazed by the victory of AAP (Aam Admi Party) in Delhi elections and taking reins of Delhi government ... read more >>

 Case Laws

  1. Lakshmiji Sugar Milss Company &
    Anr v. Union Of India & Ors [Del]... read more >>

 Legal Jargon

"Word : Sine die "
Meaning :Without assigning a day for a further meeting or hearing
Example :The meeting was adjourned sine die....

 Lets Analyze

We discussed on Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 in the earlier issue and in the present issue we shall proceed with Sections 26 to 36 which deals with the Articles of Association... read more >>

 Global Best Practices

The German Corporate Governance Code presents essential statutory regulations for the management and supervision (governance) of German listed companies and contains internationally and nationally recognized standards for good and responsible governance... 

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