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On 15 Nov, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Insolvency and Liquidation Proceedings of Financial Service Providers and Application to Adjudicating Authority) Rules, 2019 (Rules). The rules will provide a framework for insolvency and liquidation proceedings of Financial Service Providers (FSPs) other than banks. These rules will be applicable ..
The government has constituted a committee under Injeti Srinivas, secretary of the Corporate Affairs Ministry to look at recategorization of certain offences under the Companies Act as civil offences as well as review other provisions of the Companies Act and the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2008. Mandate of the Committee The committee will look into ..
Topics: Business law • Corporate law • Economy • Indian company law • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code • Law • Legal entities • Limited liability partnership • Modi administration • National Company Law Tribunal • Partnerships • United Kingdom company law
IDBI Bank has launched the ‘NRI-Insta-Online’ account-opening process for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) residing in Financial Action Task Force (FATF) member countries. The person will not be required to furnish physical documents and KYC proofs for opening an account with the bank. NRIs will now be able to open account in IDBI Bank without submitting paper ..
Topics: Asia/Pacific Group on Money Laundering • Business law • Corporate crime • Crime • Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering • Financial regulation • IDBI Bank • Money Laundering • OECD • Politically exposed person • Tax Evasion • Terrorism financing
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan could be blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force because of ‘lobbying by India’ after estimating that the country could suffer $10 billion loss annually if it remains in the watchdog’s grey list. Last year the Paris-based FATF had placed Pakistan on the ‘grey list’ of ..
Topics: Business law • Corporate crime • Crime • FATF blacklist • Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering • Financial regulation • Money Laundering • OECD • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development controversy • Pakistan • Tax Evasion • Terrorism financing
The insolvency regulator Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has set up a 11-member working group under the Chairmanship of former SEBI chief UK Sinha to go into the concept of ‘Group Insolvency’ and suggest a suitable framework. This Working Group has been tasked to submit a report — within two months and will ..
Topics: Bankruptcy • Business law • Debt • Economy • Finance • Insolvency • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code • Liquidation • Modi administration • National Company Law Tribunal • Securities and Exchange Board of India