Time for legal reforms, Mr Gowda

16 Nov 2014

To be successful, the new law minister needs to do some tightrope walking, taking into confidence both the legislature and the judiciary, ...

Rubber stamp board - a thing of the past?

16 Nov 2014

Companies Act 2013 can't deter removal of an independent director from a company with concentration of ownership

BIFR alone to decide if unit has revived

16 Nov 2014

A weekly selection of key court orders

Govt eases green laws for biz push

09 Nov 2014

A high-level commission set up to review six laws is expected to come up with suggestions by November-end

Laws that regulate black money in India

09 Nov 2014

If any foreign account holder violates Indian laws, tax authorities can enforce repatriation of funds

Clearing the cobwebs from the concept of GST

09 Nov 2014

GST necessarily includes service tax, but VAT can only be on goods without including service tax

SC unveils dark side of auction sales

09 Nov 2014

The Supreme Court last week unveiled a "sad, sad and shocking" story of auction sale of a liquidated company in Gujarat, in which the ...

Bumpy road to register a firm

02 Nov 2014

Here we look at how Gujarat cracked the ease of doing business puzzle through land reforms, and an empowered bureaucracy

How Gujarat cracked the code

02 Nov 2014

Industry favours lesser number of procedures in setting businesses

Maharashtra needs to make Modi's slogan work

02 Nov 2014

Various instruments listed in the schedule to the Bombay Stamp Act are subject to payment of stamp duty

Protection for sick units from creditors

02 Nov 2014

Creditors of sick companies have lost another battle to recover their money when the Supreme Court last week ruled that the Sick Industrial ...

Why one-person firms are popular

26 Oct 2014

Though these are early days, the government will have to raise awareness of the benefits of such companies

Coal mining ordinance: Turning crisis into an opportunity

26 Oct 2014

Within two days of the Union Cabinet deciding to bring in an ordinance to handle the situation arising out of the Supreme Court order ...

Indirect transfer - not just an Indian phenomenon

26 Oct 2014

To some extent, the AP High Court has settled the debate in favour of the taxpayer in the case of Sanofi

Directors in the dock when cheque bounces

26 Oct 2014

A weekly selection of key court orders

Grey laws woe for child labour

19 Oct 2014

Seventy per cent of child labour violations take place in the agriculture sector

Family firms focus on business sustainability

19 Oct 2014

Succession planning, sibling rivalry and dispute among family members can lead to difficult situations

Any misrepresentation in prospectus is treated as fraud

19 Oct 2014

Even as the action moves to the Securities Appellate Tribunal in the case involving the capital market regulator putting a ban on DLF Ltd ...

More SC rules on bouncing cheques

19 Oct 2014

While disposing of a batch of cheque bounce appeals with a 14-year history, the Supreme Court last week set forth six more guidelines to ...

When a huge discount is not anti-competitive

12 Oct 2014

Allegations of predatory pricing may not hold ground in the high-pitch turf battle for consumers' pocket between e-tail and retail

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