Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in India, there was speculation as to whether the Government of India..
On 24th March 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs and the National Disaster Management Authority decided to take..
The article focuses on how in the times of social distancing, arbitration has the flexibility and versatility that can achieve resolution …
The recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted several areas of life including the functioning of courts and consequently …
In an exclusive conversation with People Matters, AMD’s Mark Pearson talks about D&I cultural pillars including talent attraction, education, acknowledgement & marketing.
COVID-19has severely impacted countries world over resulting in complete lockdown thereby impacting not only the businesses but also all aspects of human life..
In this second part of a FAQ series brought to you by People Matters in collaboration with ELP, we address the many employment-related..
ELP in collaboration with People Matters, has initiated an FAQ series where we address the many employment-related questions employers are faced within the wake of COVID-19.
As per the guidelines issued vide the Order (Guidelines), with effect from June 8, 2020, hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services..
White paper for the Hospitality industry by Hotelviate..
The EDA authorizes the Central and State Governments to take such measures and issue such temporary regulations deemed necessary to prevent the outbreak of an epidemic disease.
While other industries may have just started feeling the economic impact of this pandemic, the Indian hospitality sector began to feel the manifestation of its symptoms as early as the latter half of January.
On March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization declared COVID -19 as a pandemic. Like several governments across the world, India too has been updating its travel advisory, and…
The hospitality industry is expected to be one of the worst hit by the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID19). With travel…
Over 50 days of the lockdown but the uncertainty on the prospect of ‘going back to normal’ continues to mount..
The global lockdown has exposed the deep dependence of the Indian medical-devices industry on..
The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented set of circumstances where people are adapting to newer forms of working and social practices..
The outbreak of COVID -19 which has been declared a ‘pandemic’ by the World Health Organization has led to..
The outbreak of COVID-19 in India in the recent weeks, has constrained the Central and State Governments to impose several..
The Prime Minister of India addressed the nation on COVID-19 and said that a task force has been created to address the economic hardship caused by the…
As businesses continue to adapt to the ever-changing market dynamics in wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Competition Commission of India..
India continues to remain under a nation-wide lockdown since March 25, 20201 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic..
This is the second article in a series of Competition Law Alerts by the Competition Law and Policy team at Economic Laws Practice..
The Indian Prime Minister’s address on March 24, 2020, his second within a period of five days, directing a complete nationwide …
Due to COVID-19, SThe novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has thrown novel issues before the human society. Besides the human toll, it has disrupted …
With the onset of Covid-19, the business disruptions, already faced and likely to be faced is giving corporate India sleepless nights …
These unprecedented times require the flag bearers to take decisions, which (under the law) are in the ‘best’ interest of all stakeholders. Interestingly, the directors are the flag bearers..
Companies which have investments from private equity funds / strategic investors or have financing arrangements from..
SEBI has recently proposed a consultation paper titled proposing certain amendments to SEBI (SAST) Regulations..
Current circumstances are pushing the Indian industry to take immediate action on their functions. It is advisable to reasonably and objectively ascertain all possible measures in order to combat a situation of uncertainty.
The outbreak of coronavirus or COVID-19 and its unprecedented spread has caught the world off guard in its preparedness of dealing with such a large…
While announcing an extension of the lockdown up to May 3, 2020 on April 15, 2020, the Central Government also..
A sense of anxiety looms as the lethal novel coronavirus (COVID-19), termed as a ‘pandemic’ by the World Health Organization, spreads across …
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) vide notifications dated February 19, 2020 and May 13, 2020, has already clarified that supply chain disruptions..
As the world is still struggling with the pandemic, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has taken a note of the various difficulties which are being faced by taxpayers in completion of tax compliances.
Covid-19 has left nothing untouched, whether people or business. The Government is taking various steps to fight the pandemic..
The Covid-19 pandemic which remains untreatable today, has,forced a global lockdown. It has disrupted the customary norms & methods of business..
The ‘new normal’ of business will also resonate into transactions with vendors & customers. As crucial partners to any business, they require urgent focus..
The disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic & continued lockdown has had an adverse impact on the bottom line of the business across segments..
The unending lockdown, with no respite, has had a devastating impact on the global economy. Business are amidst the..
The COVID-19 pandemic & ensuing lockdown bought all economic activities to a halt. This disrupted the business operations..
International trade is the worst victim of COVID-19. The ensuing lockdown has led to the collapse of..
On 24th March, the Hon’ble Prime Minister, announced the lockdown. Albeit necessary..
The business has experienced real time challenges towards ensuring uninterrupted and smooth..
In a major relief to India Inc., MCA has now allowed holding of annual general meeting..
The current situation due to COVID-19 has been a major setback for Indian industry. Considering these difficult times, the …
The world economy is getting badly affected by COVID-19 pandemic, the numbers of which are increasing …
The Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, issued an order dated March 29, 2020 under Section 10 (2) (l) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005..
It has been indicated that all Government of India agencies would provide an extension of time (upto a maximum period of 6 months) to contractors..
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in an eagerly awaited move, via a press release, announced development and regulatory policies to address …
To alleviate the economic stress on account of COVID-19, the Government of India today has announced a scheme, the …
On May 22, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India’s(RBI) Governor, Mr Shaktikanta Das announced various regulatory and developmental policy measures..
While addressing the media for second time during the lockdown the RBI Governor, Mr. Shaktikanta Das mentioned..
Blurb: This month’s Energy and Infrastructure Digest has a clear focus on the measures being taken..
In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Inter-Ministerial Working Group constituted under the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has..
The Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR) has revised the timelines for filing of a petition/application for..
The worldwide outbreak of COVID -19..
In continuation to the earlier Trade Notice(s) 34/2015-2020 dated 19.09.2019,
41/2019-2020 dated 12.12.2020 and 53/2019-2020 dated 02.03.2020..
This is in continuation of Trade Notice No 59 dated 28.3.2020..
This trade notice is issued in continuation of this Directorate’s Public Notice No.51/(2015-2020) dated..
On account of the lockdown the Indian agencies authorized, in accordance with Para 2.103 of Handbook of Procedure..
The Inspector General of Registration and Controller of Stamps, Maharashtra vide its circular dated April 27, 2020..
The real estate sector of the country including in Maharashtra has been adversely affected by an economic slowdown..
In view of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has been adversely affecting the functioning of the real estate sector in Maharashtra..
SEBI has provided following relaxations on account of COVID-19:
As you are aware, SEBI had relaxed the requirement of the time gap of 120 days between two board meetings or audit committee meetings
MCA has extended its earlier reliefs provided for (i) holding board meetings vide video conferencing (VC) or other audiovisual means (OVAM),
SEBI has prescribed operational framework for transactions in defaulted debt securities and has extended the temporary relaxations given to..
After introducing Companies Fresh Start Scheme, 2020, and LLP Settlement Scheme, 2020, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has now issued the..
In view of the provisions of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015..
In a series of reliefs issued by SEBI due to COVID-19, the following have been provided..
In another move to ease funds raise by listed companies, SEBI has provided one-time relaxations from strict enforcement of certain provisions of SEBI..
In a major relief to India Inc., MCA has now allowed holding of annual general meeting (AGMs) by way of video conferencing (VC)/ other audio-visual means (OVAM)..
The Ministry of Finance has notified following important changes with effect from April 27, 2020. It has by..
In a major change of the manner of recognition of default for the purpose of valuation of money market or debt securities held by Mutual Funds..
As per regulation 24(i)(f) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Buy-Back of Securities) Regulations, 2018 (SEBI Buy-Back Regulations)..
In the backdrop of COVID-19, with a view to improving access to funding to the corporates through capital markets, SEBI has..
In a major move to allow stressed companies to raise funds and allow the acquirers to takeover such companies, SEBI has proposed a consultation
The Government of India has revised its Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy for curbing opportunistic takeovers/acquisitions of Indian..
SEBI has announced further relaxations / clarifications with respect to the compliances vis-à-vis board meetings, usage of..
Due to COVID-19, SEBI has provided a relaxation to intermediaries/market participants for the time period of the lock down declared by..
As you are aware, due to COVID-19, MCA has recently allowed conducting of extraordinary general…
On April 7, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had allowed foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) from…
MCA has issued a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) in relation to CSR expenditure by companies to combat..
In light of the difficulties being faced by Indian companies to hold general meetings..
In order to promote ease of doing business and updation of records and availability of documents for inspection to stakeholders with respect …
In an important circular issued by SEBI in relation to recognition of defaults of the listed companies by credit ratingagencies (CRAs), SEBI…
It is clarified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs that any contribution made to the PM CARES Fund will qualify as CSR expenditure under the…
In continuation of its earlier circulars, SEBI has now provided following additional relaxations due to COVID-19, …
In continuation of various reliefs provided to the companies in relation to statutory …
In light of the countrywide travel restrictions and lock-downs imposed by the Government of India and the respective states due to Covid-19, conducting…
In an address made to the nation on March 24, 2020, to provide reliefs on various compliances, given the COVID-19 situation, Ms.Nirmala Sitharaman…
In a move to curb COVID-19, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified spending of corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds for…
Regulation 30(3) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 (LODR) requires …
In light of COVID-19, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has issued an advisory to all companies and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) to generate…
On April 19, 2020, the Competition Commission of India (CCI), issued an advisory for the businesses operating in India..
On April 13, 2020. the Competition Commission of India (CCI), considering the prevailing conditions in the country, has issued a notification…
On March 23, 2020 the Competition Commission of India (CCI) announced the suspension of the following operations till March 31, 2020 in…
In light of the COVID-19 situation, the Supreme Court of India, has today (in exercise of its power under Article 142 read with Article 141 of the…