By Kanika Shukla and Vidhi Aggarwal
The Companies Act, 2013 (Companies Act) is one of the landmark legislations enacted in recent years to bring forth transparency, ease of doing business and protecting rights of minority shareholders. The Companies Act was, in many ways, perceived as a reaction to the Satyam scam which uncovered...
By Abir Roy
The Competition Act, 2002 (“Act”) read with the attendant Combination Regulations provide for a mandatory notification of the transaction to the Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) provided that threshold limits provided under the Act are met (“combination&rdquo...
By Anup Koushik Karavadi
The task of enacting a new law to regulate companies in India is complete. The Companies Act, 2013, (“New Act”) in its new avatar, mirrors several changes when compared to the law contemplated under the Companies Act, 1956 (“Old Act”). It brings in a whole new set of expected and unexpected changes to the existing regime governing Indian company law. Unde...
International Bar Association (IBA) will be organising its annual conference from 18th till 23rd September 2016 in Washington DC.
Sessions covered in this conference include following topics of discussion:
Seminar on FDI and Companies Law
11 December, 2015, Kolkata
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S) is organising a seminar/workshop on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on 11 December, 2015 in Kolkata. In this workshop experts from L&S will discuss on recent trends in Investment laws, Law relating to Directors and mediation practice in...
ASSOCHAM will be organising its 3rd International Conference on Competition Law in New Delhi on 2 May, 2015.
This conference will throw light on various issues like cross-border challenges for competition authorities, anti-competitive conduct and mergers.
Other key discussion areas covered during the conference are:
In-house compliance mechanism
Economic analysis of major role played ...
Fordham Competition Law Institute will be organising its 41st Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy on 11 and 12 September 2014 in New York.
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan is associated with this conference by way of extending support as one of the sponsors. This Conference will focus on a wide range of issues related to antitrust policy and enforcement.
The sessions will ...
ASSOCHAM is organizing a National Conference on “Mergers & Acquisitions in the New Era of Companies Law” on 24 October, 2013 in New Delhi.
This conference will cover some of the key changes in merger/demerger processes, cross border mergers, fast track mergers between small companies and holding – subsidiaries, and provisions relating to minority shareholders’ protection and exit.
23 July, 2013
The recent relaxations in FDI policy and other such measures are likely to boost in-bound transactions. Awareness about potential tax risks in emerging economies like India is sine qua non for doing business.
Acquisition, merger, demerger, slump sale, joint venture, restructuring and IPO call for optimisation of cash flows by mitigating tax risks. Tax planning can add signifi...
A national level seminar titled "Due Diligence - Key to successful business deals" is being organised by Assocham on 7th June, 2013 in New Delhi.
Due diligence is of paramount importance for companies aspiring to acquire. Besides data, due diligence also involves assessment of potential financial, legal, and regulatory exposures. The process provides insight into the target company’s structur...
SEBI has recently introduced provisions for regulating the Indian financial markets. Article in this issue of "Corporate Amicus" discusses these regulations, while also pointing out some problems in SEBI (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations and the SEBI (Investment Advisors) Regulations. Mutual funds have also been allowed to participate as users in Credit Default Swaps market for eligibl...
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