Tag Archives: Company incorporated outside India

FOREIGN COMPANIES: CAPITAL AND OTHER MATTERS


In our last blog post, we discussed general provisions related to foreign companies. We will discuss provisions which are related to prospectus and penalties.

PROSPECTUS OF FOREIGN COMPANY (SECTION 387):

This provision is applicable to foreign companies, and there is no difference whether the company has or has not established or when formed will or will not establish a place of business in India.  No person shall issue, circulate or distribute in India any prospectus offering to subscribe for securities of a company incorporated or to be incorporated outside India unless the prospectus is dated and signed.

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GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATED TO FOREIGN COMPANIES


Foreign company is a company or body corporate incorporated outside India which –

(a)  has a place of business in India whether by itself or through an agent, physically or through electronic mode; and

(b) conduct any business activity in India in any other manner.

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The Company under the Companies Act 2013


UPDATE: on 30th August 2013: Companies Bill 2012 became the Companies Act, 2013 (Act 18 of 2013).

This is my first post after passing of the Companies Bill, 2012 by Rajya Sabha on 8th August 2013. Lok Sabha have already passed this Bill, earlier on 18th December 2012. The Bill is just one signature away from being an Act or two-three step away from come to be in forced by Notification.

Here, I try to study briefly some definitions related to companies under present Bill [Now the Companies Act, 2013]. Readers may please add their inputs in comment section of this post.

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