The Government of India Promulgated the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 on 12th January 2019 to give continuing effect to the Companies(Amendment ) Ordinance, 2018 and to amend the Companies Act, 2013. This is notable that the companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 has a significant difference its precursor.
Law stated in this post is as on 20th December 2018.
With effect from 18th December 2018, conversion of a public company into a private company requires approval from the Central Government. Earlier such conversion requires approval from the National Company Law Tribunal. This change was made by the Company Amendment (Ordinance) 2018 with effect from 2nd November 2018 and the Companies (Incorporation) 4th Amendment Rules, 2018 with effect from 18th December 2018.
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Law stated in this post is as on 20th December 2018.
Financial Year reflects the reporting period for the purpose of financial and non-financial reporting by a company to its stakeholders including government authorities. Since the financial year of the Government of India is 1st April to 31st March as per the British system. The Companies Act, 2013 aligned financial year for companies registered in India to that of the government. There are certain exemptions to have a different period for the financial year. In this post we will discuss the financial year in light of the companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 read with the companies (Incorporation) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2018 and Notification S.O. 6225 (E) dated 18th December 2018.
The Government of India promulgated a temporary law called the Companies (Amendment) ordinance 2018 on 2nd November 2018 to by parachute landing of few more reform measure. Constitution of India mandate that Government needs to get it approved by Parliament within 6 months.
Readers may read this post as a law applicable with effect from 2nd November 2018 till passing a law by the Parliament, a bill for which was introduced before Loksabha on 20th December 2018. These provisions may continue in force after parliamentary approval. In this post, we will discuss, the reintroduction of Commencement of Business.