Corporate law: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

MCA notifies Insolvency and Bankruptcy Rules, 2019

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 ..

Andhra Pradesh government launches online platform SMARTPORT

The Andhra Pradesh government has launched a new online platform – SMARTPORT – as part of implementing the Ease of Doing Business Reforms related to trade and export promotion in all ports in the state. ..

Injeti Srinivas Committee to look into offences under the Companies Act

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 ..

NCGG signs a MoU with IICA to ensure better utilisation of infrastructure facilities during training programmes

The National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) to ensure better utilisation of infrastructure facilities during training programmes. The NCGG ..

Independent Directors and Uday Kotak Committee

The Uday Kotak Committee on Corporate Governance had given various recommendations on Independent Directors (ID). An ID is a director on a company’s Board other than a managing director, whole-time director or a nominee director. ..