Politics is claimed to be a dirty game of propaganda in India and the public already accepted it as a reality of life. Unfortunately, Indian professionals start using similar tools against compliance regime and compliance professionals. Role of the media is also come to under strong protest recently. This is evident that Indian media do no research and do not cross verify the facts. Recently published propaganda titled “FM Nirmala Sitharaman urged to waive e-form 22A for firms” published by Deccan Chronicle on 12th June 2019 and copied by few others seems to be published without cross-checking on law and facts.
Posted in Chapter II - CA2013, Companies Act 2013
Tagged Company Secretaries, Company Secretary in Employment, Compliance Officer, Compliances, Deccan Chronicle, Ease of Doing Business, Form ACTIVE, Form INC-22A, Minister of Corporate Affairs, Ministry of corporate affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, Shell Company, Whole Time Company Secretary
Among practitioners and followers of corporate law in India, the year 2019 brought a surprise in the form of Form INC – 22A. This was claimed to be a form to identify active companies and checking inactive companies. Unlike earlier attempt aim to boost the image of the country and government, this form lost its shine within few hours of its introduction. Unlike earlier, this form had no mention in government communications of success.
Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises came together to protect interests of micro, small and medium enterprises. We will discuss in this post two recent notifications issued by these ministries.
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.
[The law stated in this post is valid from 27th July 2017 with an update made in this post with effect from 6th March 2019]
On 27th July 2017, Ministry of Corporate Affairs published a notification in Official Gazette of India amending the rules relating to shifting of registered office of a company from jurisdiction of its present registrar of companies to another registrar of companies. The Companies (Incorporation) Second Amendment Rules, 2017 came into effect from the date of publication. In this post, we will discuss the shifting of registered office of a company to another state or the union territory.
On 27th July 2017, Ministry of Corporate Affairs published a notification in Official Gazette of India amending the rules relating to shifting of registered office of a company from jurisdiction of its present registrar of companies to another registrar of companies. The Companies (Incorporation) Second Amendment Rules, 2017 came into effect from date of publication. In present post, we will discuss first aspect of such shifting of registered office – shifting within a state but from one registrar of companies to another registrar of companies.
The National Company Law Tribunal (Amendment) Rules, 2017 notified on 6th July 2017 which came into force in same date inserted Rule 87A the National Company Law Tribunal Rules, 2016. In this post, we will discuss newly inserted rules with brief background.
Posted in Chapter XVIII - CA2013, Companies Act 2013
Tagged MCA21, Ministry of corporate affairs, National Company Law Tribunal, National Company Law Tribunal Rules 2016, NCLT, Registrar of Companies, Removal of Name, Rule 87A, The Companies (Removal of Names of Companies from the Register of Companies) Rules 2016, The National Company Law Tribunal (Amendment) Rules 2017