Category Archives: Chapter IV – CA2013


Signing Share Certificate

Subordinate legislation should avoid repeating a provision of the main legislation. Sub-rule (3) of rule 5 of the Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Rules, 2014 is a good example. Rule 5(3) corresponds to Section 46 of the Companies Act, 2013. Section 46 was amended by the Companies Amendment Act, 2015 with effect from 29th May 2015. Correspondingly, Schedule I of the Companies Act, 2013 also amended this time in the line of these amendments in Section 46. Due to oversight, there was no corresponding amendment in Schedule since 29th May 2015. Now, corrective action is taken by with effect from 10th April 2018.

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Debenture w.e.f. 9th February 2018

The Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 has amended the definition of Debenture with an interesting and confusing way. We will discuss it hereunder.

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Section 66 of the Companies Act, 2013, discussed earlier here, was notified on 7th December 2016 with effect from 15th December 2016. Central Government on 15th December 2016 notified the National Company Law Tribunal (Procedure for reduction of share capital of Company) Rules, 2016 with effect from even date. In this post we will discuss the same. Continue reading

Companies Act 2013 Amended by Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016

A notification issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified section 255 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. By virtue of notification of Section 255 of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016; the Companies Act, 2013, stands amended in accordance with Schedule XI of the IBC2016 with effect from 15th November 2016. We shall have a short discussion here.

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Amendment in Share Capital Rules

Ministry of Corporate Affairs came out with 4th amendment of the year to the Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Rules, 2013. The Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) 4th Amendment Rules, 2016 published in Official Gazette on 12th August 2016 and came into force from that date, is available online now.

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Amendment in Share capital and Debentures Rules

Ministry of Corporate Affairs came with yet another amendment to the Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Rules, 2014, a third amendment this year to the rules. These rules has been published in official gazette on 19th July 2016 and came into force on that date. In this post, we will discuss these amendments.

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In an earlier post here, we discussed warrant in corporate law and Securities law. In another post here we discussed, we discussed issues related to Share warrant and bottle neck making it impossible to issue share warrant as we know in corporate law. In this post we will discuss warrant as in securities law.

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