Knowledge Connect is a monthly newsletter published by R & A Associates .
Jan'2012 Issue, Vol 10

 Article of the Month

Regulation 3(3) of the SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations 2011 provides that acquisition of shares by any person, such that the individual shareholding of such person acquiring shares exceeds the stipulated thresholds, shall also be attracting the obligation to make an open offer for acquiring shares ... read more >>

 Updates & Amendments 

A. MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS (MCA)
  • The Companies (Accounting Standards) (Second Amendment) Rules, 2011
  • The Companies (Accounting Standards) Amendment Rules, 2011
  • Green Initiatives in Corporate Governance-in relation to participation by shareholders or directors in meetings through electronic mode and authorization regarding e-voting
  • The Companies (Amendment) Regulations, 2011
  • Amendment to Schedule XIV to the Companies Act, 1956
  • Allotment of Director’s Identification Number (DIN) under Companies Act, 1956
  • Company Law Settlement Scheme, 2011 (CLSS, 2011)
  • Unlisted Public Companies (Prefrential Allotment)Amendment Rules, 2011
B. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE BOARD OF INDIA (SEBI)
  • The Securities and Exchange Board of India (KYC Registration Agency) Regulations, 2011
C. RESERVE BANK OF INDIA (RBI)
  • Compounding of Contraventions under FEMA, 1999
  • FDI in India - Issue of equity shares under the FDI scheme allowed under the Government route

 Demystify Law

The Research and Development Cess Act, 1986 is the main legislation which provides for the levy and collection of a cess on all payments made for the import of technology for the purpose of encouraging the commercial application ... read more >>

 

 Partner’s Speak

India Inc, in 2011 went from a high growth phase to the current slow down and from a heady stock market to a crumbling one. India Inc is grappling with myriad issues such as steep increase in ... read more >>

 Case Laws

  1. Conditions for buy-back under Section 77A cannot be applied to a scheme under Sections 100-104 of the Companies Act, 1956 ... read more >>

  2. Transfer charges will not be treated as administrative charges for effecting change of name of the properties in favour of transferee company by virtue of ... read more >>

  3. Sale of property through General Power of Attorney (GPA) does not constitute a valid sale. read more >>

  4. Injunction can be sought not only in a case of actual use but also in a case of threatened use of a trademark ...        read more>>

 Legal Jargons

Rescind meansto Cancel a contractual agreement...
Appurtenances means a right, privilege, or property that is considered incident to the principal property ... read more >>


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