Five points that spook India Inc

13 Apr 2014

Though the Direct Taxes Code is still work in progress - something that would be high on the agenda of the new government - the latest ...

Why are company secretaries upset?

13 Apr 2014

There are around 4 lakh registered students, and around 35,000 registered company secretaries

RBI relaxes some import/forex rules

13 Apr 2014

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has liberalised the procedure for facilitating the import of rough diamonds (termed roughs in the trade)

One fire doesn't lead to insolvency

13 Apr 2014

The embers of litigation over insurance died down in the Supreme Court last week after 30 years

Teething troubles in new regime

06 Apr 2014

Corporate India shares its experience as it gears up for a new company law regime

Is board evaluation a reality now?

06 Apr 2014

The review will not be effective unless the appointment process is changed, not only on paper but in practice, too

Merchanting needs more RBI realism

06 Apr 2014

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revised its guidelines for merchanting trade transactions, in response to representations from the ...

Tenants stall Sarfaesi action

06 Apr 2014

In a large batch of appeals moved by tenants of properties mortgaged to banks, the Supreme Court last week stated that the Securitisation ...

Needed devolving in excise rules

31 Mar 2014

The deterrent was to withdraw the facility of monthly payment of duties, making it compulsory for the assessee to pay excise duty for each ...

Are you ready for the change?

30 Mar 2014

Business Standard takes a look at corporate India's preparedness for the new company law regime which comes into effect on April 1. Experts ...

'Sunset clause' in exemption notification not a must

30 Mar 2014

Timeless exemption notification have no time limit, and the government can terminate the notification any time

Interest payable on TDS refund

30 Mar 2014

A weekly selection of key court orders

India plays catch-up game

23 Mar 2014

In December last year two high-profile legal battles opted for arbitration of disputes originating in India to be taken to two different ...

For banks, ALM as big a problem as NPA

23 Mar 2014

Sorting out take-out financing could help counter the double whammy of asset liability mismatch and non-performing assets

Late objection to arbitration invalid

23 Mar 2014

If a party to an agreement joins arbitration proceedings without raising objections, it cannot question the jurisdiction of the arbitration ...

States are interpreting MMDR Act differently: Rana Som

23 Mar 2014

Amid mining scams, and consequent curbs, India has lost out on significant production and exports. In an interview with Ishita Ayan Dutt, ...

Related party transactions are not evil: Zia Mody

16 Mar 2014

Corporate governance had taken centre stage with Parliament passing the Companies Act, 2013 in August 2013 and the capital market regulator ...

Corporate guarantee need not be intra-group service

16 Mar 2014

ITAT ruling on Bharti Airtel has provided the much-needed guidance on transfer pricing

In Sahara case, law itself has been victimised

16 Mar 2014

Sahara represents the ultimate test of the conflict between the rule of law and dispensation of justice

RBI should curb rise in rupee

16 Mar 2014

The February 2014 export figures show a decline of 3.7 per cent in dollar terms over a year, raising apprehension that rising costs have ...

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