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Corporate Amicus: December 2016

Recent Bombay High Court judgement has sparked a debate on the issue of stamp duty payable on the order sanctioning the scheme of amalgamation where the transferor and transferee companies have registered offices in two different States in India.

Corporate Amicus: November 2016

Taking cognizance of instances where promoters, directors and key managerial personnel (Senior Management) of certain listed entities received rewards from private equity investors, SEBI has issued a Consultative Paper on “Corporate Governance Issues in Compensation Agreements” for public comments.

Corporate Amicus: September 2016

While E-commerce has touched all forms of business transactions at present, E-wallets or mobile wallets are slowly taking over the traditional system of payments.

Corporate Amicus: August 2016

Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 has been promulgated with the objective of establishing institutional infrastructure to ensure that the real estate sector functions in an efficient and transparent manner and consumer interests are protected.

Corporate Amicus: July 2016

Banking Laws (Amendment) Act, 2012, introduced Exception 3 to Section 28 of Indian Contract Act, 1872 as a saving clause for a guarantee agreement of a bank or a financial institution.

Corporate Amicus: June 2016

Under Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) while quoting the capacity charge and the energy charge, bidders have to also indicate their escalable/ variable component and non-escalable /fixed component.

Corporate Amicus: May 2016

Larger Bench of the Bombay High Court has held that stamp duty is payable on a High Court Order sanctioning a scheme of merger/reconstruction, as an instrument of conveyance.

Corporate Amicus: April 2016

'Control' is a term of wide connotation and, by its very nature, is not amenable to any precise standard definition of general application.

Corporate Amicus: March 2016

Law relating to the establishment of Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Divisions has recently been enacted.

Corporate Amicus: February 2016

Globally, alternative dispute resolution is slowly, but steadily becoming the preferred mode for settling disputes.

Corporate Amicus: January 2016

Agricultural land in the rural areas and real estate in cities have always been a stable rock for economies and investors since time immemorial across the world.

Corporate Amicus: December 2015

The first article on “Resolving disputes the ‘Ordinance’ way” in Corporate Amicus, December 2015 issue discusses Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015.