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Corporate Amicus: January 2013

Article in this January, 2013 issue of Corporate Amicus analyses challenges and way forward in respect of restrictive covenants in employment contracts while observing that new ideas are still in the process of getting assimilated in the India legal system. Ministry of Corporate Affairs has asked

Corporate Amicus: January 2012

Article in this issue of "Corporate Amicus" discusses, categorization of Micro Finance Institutions as Non Banking Financial Company and the benefits flowing out of it. Share holders meeting by video conferencing is now not mandatory as before and 100% FDI, under government approval route, has bee

Corporate Amicus: February 2012

Definition of pre-packed commodity has been at the centre of dispute since long and there is no clarity even after introduction of Legal Metrology Act, 2009. Article in this issue of Corporate Amicus holds that intention of the legislature is not to include every packed commodity under the said de

Corporate Amicus: March 2012

Downstream investments by entities owned and controlled by resident Indian citizens presently may not be counted for ascertaining indirect foreign investments which are subject to restrictions under the FDI Policy. Article in this issue terms such policy as a blessing in disguise. National Manufac

Corporate Amicus: April 2012

Article in this issue of "Corporate Amicus" analyses Competition Law and its applicability in sports law while also deliberating upon the question as to whether we can have leagues and club events outside the National Sports Federation. External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) Policy has been further r

Corporate Amicus: May 2012

Doctrine of 'essential facilities' and its applicability in context of Indian social, economic and market conditions is the topic of discussion in this month's "Corporate Amicus". Some international applications of the said doctrine are also analyzed elaborately in the article. Reserve Bank of Ind

Corporate Amicus: June 2012

SEBI has recently replaced its Consent Scheme with a more transparent one. Article in this issue of "Corporate Amicus" discusses the salient features of this new scheme. Ministry of Corporate Affairs has also introduced new guidelines for declaration of financial institutions as Public Financial I

Corporate Amicus: Previous Editions

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Corporate Amicus: July 2012

Merger of business entities not implies any automatic merger of licences or approvals held by the merging entities. This article in "Corporate Amicus" discusses a recent Delhi High Court order on the subject which also talks of jurisdiction of Telecom Dispute Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDS

Corporate Amicus: August 2012

Regulations and Rules covering acceptance and utilization of foreign contributions by individuals and entities in India are elaborated in this months' article in "Corporate Amicus". Product/activity group codes have been made mandatory for cost audit reports. Ministry of Corporate Affairs has also

Corporate Amicus: September 2012

This month the topic of discussion varies from SEBI's jurisdiction in the light of recent Supreme Court of India decision, to the development of Competition law in India. While one article holds that now any issue of shares to more than specified persons would be treated as public issue, another a

Corporate Amicus: October 2012

This month, the topic of discussion is penalty on cartel members and leniency provisions in case of honest declaration by the whistleblowers, who were earlier part of the cartel. The article holds that this is a right step in the right direction but the provisions are not clearly worded. This issu