THE INDIAN REVIEW OF CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LAWS

[Geetanjali R Kamat is the Founder-Editor at IRCCL, while Dibya Prakash Behera is the Manager and Editor of the blog.]

Recently, the Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of India (the RBI) notified the Foreign Exchange Management (Non-debt Instruments) Rules, 2019 (...

[Soham Goswami and Dibya Prakash Behera are Editors at IRCCL.]

On 23 September 2019, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) issued the SEBI (Foreign Portfolio Investors) Regulations 2019 (2019 Regulations). The 2019 Regulations repeal the regulations of 2014...

October 19, 2019

[Rishabh Sharma is a student at NALSAR University of Law.]

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has always been faced with formidable challenges in prosecution of insider trading cases. The success rate of solving such cases and the investigation timelines...

October 13, 2019

[Jayesh Kumar Singh is a student at National Law University, Jodhpur]

India, the fastest growing economy in the world, is a major destination for foreign direct investment (FDI). As of 31 March 2019, the FDI inflow in India stood at $610 billion. Additionally, India has...

September 17, 2019

[The following update has been brought to you by Saumya Raizada, who is an Editor at IRCCL.]

The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT), has quashed the 2018 Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) order which disentitled PWC from providing certificate of audit of listed...

September 6, 2019

[Dibya Prakash Behera is the Manager and Editor at IRCCL.]

With the Indian economy facing a severe slowdown with GDP plummeting down to new lows, the Central Government, in a sigh of relief, has relaxed certain foreign direct investment (FDI) norms. In a slew of reforms...

August 25, 2019

[Riya Sharma is a student at Jindal Global Law School.]

A company cannot thrive without a proper inflow of funds – depending on the capital structure of a company, borrowing may be critical to its functioning and can help in meeting its financial requirements. Section 1...

August 10, 2019

[The following update is brought to you by Shreetama Ghosh, who is an Editor at IRCCL.]

The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019 (Bill) has been tabled before and passed by the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha with the aim to ensure more accountability and better enforcement to...

June 30, 2019

[The following update has been brought to you by our Editor, Dibya Behera.]

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) at its board meeting on June 27, 2019 approved a framework for issuance of differential voting rights shares (DVRs). However, the SEBI discontin...

[Kashish Khattar and Siddharth Kumar are students of Amity Law School, New Delhi, and Vivekananda School of Law and Legal Studies, New Delhi, respectively.]

"To unfailingly take what you attack, attack where there is no defence. For an unfailingly secure defence, defend...

May 12, 2019

[The following update has been brought to you by our Editor, Subhra Tripathy, in light of the complexity of the matter.]

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), vide its order dated April 30, 2019, has directed the National Stock Exchange (NSE) to pay INR 624...

April 30, 2019

[Surya Rajkumar is a third-year student at Jindal Global Law School.]

Media reports in the month of July last year confirmed that the government would soon come out with the definition of a “shell company” to aid and assist the crackdown on such entities. The definition...

April 14, 2019

[Gibran Naushad graduated from National Law University, Delhi in 2017 and is currently based in New Delhi.]

The board of directors constitutes an extremely important element in the managerial hierarchy of a company, particularly in high stake matters that require the se...

April 7, 2019

[Prerna Raturi is a student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune.]

Due to its liberalization, the Indian economy has become one of the most alluring economies around the globe. As a result, the Indian stock market has seen an increment in investments by foreign institutional i...

January 31, 2019

[Apurva Lahoti is pursuing the Master of Laws (LLM) programme from WBNUJS Kolkata.]

The expression ‘buyback of shares’ simply refers to an activity wherein the corporate entity takes back its issued shares from its shareholders pursuant to section 68 of the Companies Ac...

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