The ability to issue differential voting rights shares gives startup founders more room for raising funds without losing control.
The panel recommended that any violation related to the mandatory spending of CSR funds should be treated as a civil offence.
The Competition Commission of India is going that extra mile. CCI’s recent order on Maruti Suzuki shows that it’s now willing to look beyond agreements and into the actual conduct of companies
The scrutiny is on. Auditors can no longer shirk their responsibilities by taking refuge under we-are-watchdogs-not-bloodhounds argument
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) will finalise these new laws over the next month to add to the 60-year-old rules for winding up a company.
As on October 31, 2018, there were 18.10 lakh registered companies in India, of which 11.16 lakh were active
Due to the fear of losing potential directorships and other opportunities, most independent directors have so far voluntarily muzzled their own voice. Until now.
Only a few weeks back, the government had amended the Act and shifted to an in-house disposal of minor offences instead of passing them on to the judicial system
A class action suit is one that allows a large number of people having a common cause of action to jointly file or pursue a litigation.
The role of proxy advisory firms, as also the manner in which they go about their business of making recommendations, has been the subject of considerable debate in the last few weeks.
The move may result in the resolution of lesser economic offences being dealt with in-house, which will in turn bring down the number of routine cases pending with the NCLT
The ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) has found that 736 out of the total 1,313 firms or companies were either never listed or have been delisted from the domestic bourses
The government wants to know the extent to which some details about a company is shared by an outgoing auditor with the incoming one
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance has said that out of the 2.26 lakh deregistered companies some may have been merely dormant ones without any fraudulent intent.
The proposed law aims to impound and sell assets of Nirav Modi-type escapees.
Directors and Officers' Liability (D&O) cover for independent directors is on the rise as these officials want to avoid risks from liabilities arising out of wrongful acts.
Reporting under Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) may significantly impact tax-planning strategies for many deals and will also have a high impact on key performance indicators of companies, says author Jigar Parikh.
The proposed changes follow recommendations of a Sebi- appointed task force for examining the "challenges in performing the obligations and duties as Debenture Trustees (DTs) to protect the interests of the debenture holders".
Capital markets regulator Sebi is planning to initiate a public consultation process for changes to the Debenture Trustee regulations, wherein an entity will not be prohibited from acting as a trustee if the government provides guarantees for the debenture issued.
Under the Companies Act, 2013, certain class of profitable entities are required to shell out at least two per cent of their three-year annual average net profit towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in a particular fiscal.
The Securities Appellate Tribunal has set aside the over Rs 1 crore penalty imposed by Sebi on Apollo Tyres with respect to buyback of shares and has directed the regulator to pass a fresh order.
Registrar of Companies has to give at least a month's time to the parties concerned before striking off the name from the register of companies, according to norms issued by the government.
With the landmark legislation, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Code) in its place, the country has now a single comprehensive legislation for dealing with varied facets of insolvency and bankruptcy
On Wednesday, two days after his dismissal as the Tata Sons chief, Mistry presided over a regular board meeting of Tata Global Beverages, Reports suggest that the meeting was held at Bombay House and lasted for over four hours where the company's operations and progress were discussed.
The Corporate Affairs Ministry, which is implementing the Companies Act, today said there would be a "simplified and completely digital form for company incorporation".