GST jitters for corporate India

26 Jul 2015

Lack of visibility on rates and the political logjam make companies apprehensive

Ordinances have undermined our parliamentary system: Shubhankar Dam

26 Jul 2015

Successive central governments - be it led by the Congress or non-Congress parties - have since 1950 promulgated 651 ordinances till 2010. ...

ICDS - Quest for harmony

26 Jul 2015

Due to divergence between ICDS and IFRS, companies have to maintain multiple books of account

Bounced cheque: Company need not be accused

26 Jul 2015

In a case of bounced cheque, it is not necessary to complain specifically against the company if the managing director is the sole ...

Legal, audit firms wage turf war

19 Jul 2015

Audit and accounting firms favour multi-disciplinary partnership, the legal fraternity stays out

'Limits window for exercise of ESOPs'

19 Jul 2015

The intent of the regulator is to curb insider trading by restricting the exercise of ESOP, if such employee is in possession of any ...

'New regulations not to dampen use of stock options'

19 Jul 2015

In recent years there have instances where ESOPs have been used to manipulate stock prices, and also as poison pills to defend hostile bids

Iran is the new horizon for India

19 Jul 2015

India could well be the regional headquarters for multinationals entering Iran if it strikes good bargains with good treaties on investment ...

State's misuse of land acquisition law

19 Jul 2015

The 'urgency' clause in the law is wantonly invoked for taking over land and then left idle for decades

Some food for thought

12 Jul 2015

Hazy laws, poor implementation cast a shadow on food safety regulations. Time for the regulator to get its act together

IIM Bill - Towards better governance?

12 Jul 2015

When the government assumes control, it will endeavour to bring uniformity in the functioning of all IIMs

ONGC not liable to pay sub-contractors

12 Jul 2015

A weekly selection of key court orders

Changing industrial relations

12 Jul 2015

The Union labour ministry plans to club three laws - Trade Unions Act, 1926, the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 and the ...

Who determines the price - market or regulator?

05 Jul 2015

The govt needs to decide whether it wants a regulator to exercise pricing controls

Liberalising legal services: Before the door opens

05 Jul 2015

As the government is looking to open up transactional legal services to foreign law firms and develop India as an international arbitration ...

How to make tribunals more relevant

05 Jul 2015

If revenue department does not go to the tribunal at the drop of a hat, the latter will function better

ONGC, foreign partners lose tax appeal

05 Jul 2015

A weekly selection of key court orders

Due diligence vital for start-ups

28 Jun 2015

Sebi norms for listing of these entities require minimal disclosures and compliance

New secretarial standards to boost investor confidence: Atul Hasmukhrai Mehta

28 Jun 2015

Recently, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) issued two new secretarial standards, to be applicable from July 1 this ...

Why NGOs are ending up on the wrong side of the law

28 Jun 2015

Experts say most such NGOs are on a sticky wicket when it comes to compliance with various provisions governing them


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