You are here » Home » Author » Kumkum Sen

Showing of 1-20 result

  • 15-Jun-2014 | Kumkum Sen

    Land acquisition given a makeover with case law

    The new Act is an effort to address the historical injustice while speeding up procedures

  • 09-Mar-2014 | Kumkum Sen

    Whistleblowers' Protection Bill: the new kid on the block

    The Bill does not provide for any penalty for harassing a public servant or any other person making a disclosure

  • 02-Feb-2014 | Kumkum Sen

    Is CSR a sustainable business model?

    The concept of social responsibility and philanthropy has been a part of charitable initiatives of the Indian business houses, as also by the zamindars in the days of the permanent settlement as a tribute to God. A later phase was triggered by the ...

  • 29-Dec-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    Nokia tax judgment: Court acts as Solomon

    2013 was a year of disappointments insofar as reforms in the corporate sector are concerned. The tax changes, Direct Taxes Code and Goods and Services Tax, have not come into effect. The Companies Bill has been passed, but only a few sections have ...

  • 24-Nov-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    The shifting benchmarks of ranking India as a business destination

    Regulatory framework has to improve with friendly regulations in place

  • 14-Oct-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    Handle construction & project agreements with care

    Construction contracts require quick and effective dispute resolution processes, and not lengthy arbitrations

  • 15-Sep-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    New land acquisition regime: Govt has to balance changes

    The government's role has to be fair and objective as the Act takes into account rehabilitation and resettlement, an area fraught with palpable tension

  • 25-Aug-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    New kid on the block: The latest version of the Companies Act

    It's not the new kid on the block - it has been around for a long time and this may not be the best of times for rejoicing over the passage of the Companies Bill. The current climate with poor governance, weak leadership and the declining currency ...

  • 28-Jul-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    Jet-Etihad issue: Will the stake sale go through?

    The Jet Airways deal remains the hottest corporate business topic notwithstanding that it's been around since April 24, when Etihad agreed to buy a 24 per cent stake in Jet for about Rs 2,060 crore.Given the fact that Jet Airways is a listed ...

  • 23-Jun-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    FCRA: A step in the 'forward' direction

    The Forward Contracts (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2010, is a significant reform to the Forward Contract Regulation Act, 1952 (the Principal Act), which essentially deals with commodities future markets. Once passed by both the Houses of Parliament, ...

  • 12-May-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    Kudankulam case: A Daniel's judgment

    It's wrong to assume that the SC has taken a position that larger public interest is more important than smaller violations of right to life

  • 31-Mar-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    Real estate Bill: Will it create consumer comfort?

    The real estate business and market have so far been the monopoly of promoters, developers and builders

  • 17-Mar-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    Open sky: Controversy put to rest

    Inadequate infrastructure and transportation has been India's biggest hurdles in the growth and development of its economy.

  • 03-Mar-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    Kumkum Sen: Budget 2013: A bitter-sweet offering

    This years Budget presented by the finance minister, was as expected, exceedingly well articulated; also not a populist Budget, which was the biggest fear. The challenges to the economy were correctly identified the slowdown with five per cent ...

  • 04-Feb-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    Kumkum Sen: Verma committee on the sexual harassment Bill

    The panel's report is candid in identifying that the state has abysmally failed to promote gender equality and eradicate gender bias

  • 21-Jan-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    Kumkum Sen: Companies Bill 2012 - The scanner is on the auditor

    The Bill makes it mandatory for the Auditor to attend the AGM

  • 07-Jan-2013 | Kumkum Sen

    Kumkum Sen: Class Action: The new kid on the block

    The introduction of Class Actions as a recourse for stakeholders is one of the new kids on the block in the Companies Bill 2012 (‘2012 Bill’).

  • 24-Dec-2012 | Kumkum Sen

    Kumkum Sen: Centre tightens noose on corporates

    Finally, at the fag end of the winter session, the Companies Bill 2012 was passed by the Lok Sabha and now awaits clearance by the Rajya Sabha before it undertakes the complicated process of being notified and coming into effect as the applicable ...

  • 24-Dec-2012 | Kumkum Sen

    Kumkum Sen: Centre tightens noose on corporates

    Finally, at the fag end of the winter session, the Companies Bill 2012 was passed by the Lok Sabha and now awaits clearance by the Rajya Sabha before it undertakes the complicated process of being notified and coming into effect as the applicable ...

  • 03-Dec-2012 | Kumkum Sen

    Kumkum Sen: Should FEMA be amended?

    On the heels of the diesel subsidy reduction, on September 20, 2012, the central government sprang into action with the revival of their reform agenda. A slew of key reforms were unleashed in retail, aviation and power sectors, with the opening up ...