6th September, 2013
The Companies Bill 2012 received Presidential assent on 29th August 2013, after scores of amendments and years of debates and discussions, particularly on points like mandatory spending on corporate social responsibility (CSR), investor protection measures and one person company. Some of the important features in the new Act which replaces the (old) Companies Act of 1956 a...
By Kritika Krishnamurthy
Adam Smith in the ‘Wealth of Nations’ (1776) declared “Individuals always weigh their own interest more than the group”. He made this statement at a time when tradesmen in Europe were organizing themselves into groups to enhance their scale of business and leverage potential markets available for their goods in exotic, far away colon...
By Corporate Team, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
The Companies Bill 2012, tabled in the Indian Parliament in 2011 was passed by the Lok Sabha on December 18, 2012 and thereafter by the Rajya Sabha on August 8, 2013. The Bill received the assent of the President on August 29, 2013 and was notified in the Official Gazette on August 30, 2013. The Companies Act, 2013 (2013 Act) is progressive, aims ...
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