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Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

RBI discontinues various reporting under FEMA & introduces changes in relation to compounding of contraventions under FEMA | Ministry of I&B seeks compliance with FDI Policy in Digital Media

20 Nov 2020

With a view to improve the ease of doing business and reduce the cost of compliance

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

Non-compliance of disclosure requirements by issuers of NCDs/NCRPS/CPs | Monitoring by debenture trustees of ‘security created’ | Sponsor’s ineligibility for preferential issue of listed InvITs

20 Nov 2020

Introduction of uniform structure for enforcement of continuous disclosure obligations imposed upon the issuers of listed

Alerts & Updates Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

ELP Arbitration Weekly Update

19 Nov 2020

PASL Wind Solutions Private Limited (Respondent) issued three purchase orders (POs) to GE Power Conversion

Alerts & Updates Tax

Tax Newsletter: October 15- October 30

11 Nov 2020

Taxpayer filed its Return of Income (ROI) for Assessment Year (AY) 2012-13 declaring total income of INR 52,72,893.

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI proposes changes in risk management framework of listed companies | Issues Consultation Paper for Public Comments

11 Nov 2020

Recognizing that risk management is a critical function of the board of directors of listed companies, the Securities and Exchange...

Insights in Videos

Revised Import Norms for Trade Pacts

10 Nov 2020

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

LLP Settlement Scheme – Extension provided for belated documents from August 31 to November 30, 2020

10 Nov 2020

In order to promote ease of doing business, updation of records and availability of documents for inspection to stakeholders with...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI clarifications on resolution of complaints by stock exchanges and the Investor Grievance Redressal Committee

9 Nov 2020

In order to further streamline the investor grievance redressal mechanism, SEBI has issued following clarifications in relation to resolution of...

Newsletters International Trade & Customs Practice

Trade Watch Weekly Bulletin

7 Nov 2020

Given below are some key news updates from the past week pertaining to international trade and customs both from India...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI update on i) unlisted Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) ii) debt securities

6 Nov 2020

In order to enable unlisted Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) to raise further funds and to facilitate investment in the infrastructure

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI increases overseas investment limits for each mutual fund

6 Nov 2020

The move will help mutual funds to further tap the global markets and offer diversification of portfolios to the

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI puts more onus on Stock Exchanges and Independent Directors for M&A Schemes involving listed companies

4 Nov 2020

In order to ensure that the recognized stock exchanges refer draft schemes to SEBI only upon being fully convinced that...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI changes informant mechanism under Insider Trading Regulations | Code of conduct for fund managers and dealers introduced | AMCs allowed to become self-clearing members

3 Nov 2020

In continuation of the SEBI board meeting dated September 29, 2020

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

ELP – Corporate Update – Consolidated FDI Policy 2020 issued by the Government RBI allows authorised dealers to post collect margins on permitted derivate co

30 Oct 2020

The Consolidated FDI Policy, 2020 has been released by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of...

Newsletters Competition Law & Policy

Quarterly Update-Q3 of 2020

29 Oct 2020

On August 20 and August 26, 2020, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) closed two suo moto cases relating to...

Newsletters International Trade & Customs Practice

Trade Watch Weekly Bulletin

24 Oct 2020

Given below are some key news updates from the past week pertaining to international trade and customs both from India...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI puts new AIFs and scheme launch on hold where ICs may have not resident Indian citizens | SCORES – only promoter shares to be frozen | Recovery Expense Fund to be created

23 Oct 2020

Processing of applications for registration of Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) and launching of new schemes, where investment committee of an...

Alerts & Updates Tax

Tax Newsletter – September 30 – October 15, 2020

22 Oct 2020

The taxpayer filed its return of income (ROI) declaring NIL income for Assessment Year (AY) 2011-12.

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

Inability to meet minimum residency period of a director for 182 days not a violation even for FY 2020-21

22 Oct 2020

The Companies Act, 2013, requires that every company shall have at least one director who stays in India for a...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI Update – AIF managers | Investment committee | Manipulative & unfair trade practice

20 Oct 2020

In continuation of SEBI board meeting dated September 29, 2020, certain key decisions with respect to the fund managers

Insights International Trade & Customs Practice

ELP Update – CAROTAR 2020 – Obligations on exporters

20 Oct 2020

Chapter VAA of the Customs Act, 1962 (‘Customs Act’/’the Act’) inserted on March 27, 2020 stipulates a scheme for administering...

Newsletters International Trade & Customs Practice

Trade Watch Weekly Bulletin

20 Oct 2020

Given below are some key news updates from the past week pertaining to international trade and customs both from India...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

MCA eases fund raise through QIBs – allows one time special resolution in a year as good compliance

20 Oct 2020

To ease out the compliance burden and ease fund raise, MCA has provided that in case of offer or invitation...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

26% FDI under approval route applicable to digital media, news aggregators, news agencies | Given 1 year to comply with the cap & other requirements

20 Oct 2020

The Government has clarified the entities which get covered under the news digital media sector, wherein 26% foreign direct investment...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

Default by issuers of listed debt securities – SEBI prescribes procedure to be followed by Debenture TrusteesDefault by issuers of listed debt securities – SEBI prescribes procedure to be followed by Debenture Trustees

15 Oct 2020

In order to standardize the procedure to be followed by the Debenture Trustees in case of default by issuers of...

News & Media Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

Conflict with China: India’s BIT dilemma

15 Oct 2020

He commercial measures against China open India to arbitration from foreign investors, implying a heavy financial cost

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI Update – Debentures

10 Oct 2020

SEBI has introduced various changes in relation to issuance of debt securities and strengthening of the role of debenture trustees.

Newsletters International Trade & Customs Practice

Trade Watch Weekly Bulletin

10 Oct 2020

Given below are some key news updates from the past week pertaining to international trade and customs both from India...

Alerts & Updates Tax

ELP – Tax Newsletter -September 15 – September 30

7 Oct 2020

The taxpayer, a resident of Mauritius, filed its return of income (ROI) declaring gross total income of USD 3,88,810 under...

News & Media Corporate & Commercial

Crucial Labor Reform Bills introduced in Parliament

7 Oct 2020

Currently, there are over 100 state and 40 central laws in India regulating various aspects of labor such as resolution...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI prescribes standardization of timeline for listing of certain securities issued on private placement basis

6 Oct 2020

In order to standardize the timelines for listing of debt securities, non-convertible redeemable preference shares..

Insights Tax

Inverted Decision on Inverted Rate Structure

1 Oct 2020

Accumulation of Input tax credit due to inverted rate structure has been a matter of concern for multiple sectors, which...

Alerts & Updates Tax

Guidelines under Section 194-O and 206C(1H) of the IT Act

1 Oct 2020

With an intention to widen and deepen the tax net, Finance Act, 2020, expanded the scope of provisions pertaining to...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

Mandatory forensic audit disclosure to stock exchanges, reverse book building not applicable for delisting listed subsidiary & other key decisions at SEBI Board meeting | Fund raising relaxations extended

1 Oct 2020

In case of initiation of forensic audits, listed entities shall make the disclosures to stock exchanges, without any application of...

Events & Webcast

Upcoming Webinar: Taxand Asia Seminar Series

30 Sep 2020

We will be presenting a trio of one-hour webinars across a three-week period, planned and catered to fit into your...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI introduces a series of changes

30 Sep 2020

Relaxation in guidelines issued for preferential issue and institutional placement of units by listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and...

Alerts & Updates Defence & Aerospace

Notification of new Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020

29 Sep 2020

After consultation with the various stakeholders, the Defence Minister promulgated the new Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020

Alerts & Updates Tax

Tax Collection at Source

29 Sep 2020

Seller is a person whose total sales, gross receipts or turnover from the business carried on by him exceed INR...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020 receives the Presidential assent

29 Sep 2020

The Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020 (CAA2020), has received the Presidential assent on September 28, 2020.

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

MCA provides extensions for : Companies Fresh Start, LLP Settlement, Charge Forms Condonation schemes, EGMs through VC or OVAM, VC Board Meetings

29 Sep 2020

The Central Government has introduced following series of changes in the Companies Act, 2013, on September 28, 2020

Insights

Indemnity, Reps & Warranties and Insurance in M&A

28 Sep 2020

This is the first edition of the Practice Guide – India M&A published by Lexology Getting the Deal Through. It...

Newsletters International Trade & Customs Practice

Trade Watch Weekly Bulletin

26 Sep 2020

Given below are some key news updates from the past week pertaining to international trade and customs both from India...

Events & Webcast

Upcoming Webinar – Unlocking and back to the Growth Trajectory: A Tax Perspective

26 Sep 2020

We are six months into the lockdown and corporate India is slowly inching its way back to normal.  Companies are...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI issues changes w.r.t Investment advisers, Rights issue, Takeover Code, Administrative Assistance to trustees of mutual funds

26 Sep 2020

Additional guidelines for investment advisers in furtherance of the recently issued SEBI (Investment Advisers) (Amendment)Regulations, 2020, along with the timelines...

Newsletters Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

Arbitration Alert – Adani v. Antikeros

24 Sep 2020

In an “International Commercial Arbitration”, The bombay hc appointed an arbitrator althoughthe act vests suchjurisdictiononly inthe supreme court.

Newsletters Tax

Navigating GST 2.0 – Issue 8

24 Sep 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the economic slowdown in India, evident from the slide in the GDP growth rate and...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

Crucial Labor Reforms Bill introduced in Parliament

23 Sep 2020

Currently, there are over 100 state and 40 central laws in India regulating various aspects of labor such as resolution...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI allows FPIs to write-off shares of all companies they are unable to sell

23 Sep 2020

As you are aware, under the operational guidelines for Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) dated November 5, 2019 (Operational Guidelines are...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 passed by the Parliament

23 Sep 2020

As you are aware, to promote greater ease of doing business, the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 (CAB2020) was introduced in...

Alerts & Updates Tax

Taxation & Other Laws (Relaxation & Amendment of Certain Provisions) Bill, 2020

22 Sep 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused immense loss to the lives of people as well as given rise to an economic...

Insights International Trade & Customs Practice

CAROTAR 2020 -Q&A: Importers

21 Sep 2020

As you may already know, the Customs (Administration of Rules of Origin under Trade Agreements) Rules, 2020

Insights International Trade & Customs Practice

CAROTAR 2020 – Q&A: Exporters

21 Sep 2020

As you may already know, the Customs (Administration of Rules of Origin under Trade Agreements) Rules, 2020

Newsletters International Trade & Customs Practice

Trade Watch Weekly Bulletin

19 Sep 2020

Given below are some key news updates from the past week pertaining to international trade and customs both from India...

Alerts & Updates

FDI in Defence Sector – Upto 74% allowed under the automatic route

18 Sep 2020

The Government of India has revised the sectoral cap in the defence sector, by carrying out changes in the FDI...

Alerts & Updates Corporate & Commercial

SEBI allows units of REITs and InvITs of certain jurisdictions to list/trade on stock exchanges operating in IFSCs

17 Sep 2020

The SEBI (International Financial Services Centre) Guidelines, 2015, provide that the stock exchanges operating in International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs)...

Insights Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution

Analyzing the parliamentary standing committees interim report on functioning of virtual courts or court proceedings through video conferencing

15 Sep 2020

The global pandemic has truly transformed the conventional modes of justice dispensation. With strict social distancing measures being imposed in...

Alerts & Updates Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution