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SEBI Directions on Collective Investment Scheme

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) amended collective investment schemes (CIS) rules. What are the new regulations? SEBI enhanced the net worth criteria and track record requirements for entities managing collective investment schemes (CIS). Applicants or promoters of CIS should have a soundtrack record in all their business transactions. Minimum 20 investors and a ..

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India-Canada FTA Talks

India and Canada decided to restart negotiations on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) or Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA). History of negotiations The benefits of India-Canada CEPA were highlighted by “India-Canada CEO Round Table” held in 2008. It was decided that bilateral trade would get boost by elimination of tariffs. In 2010, the benefits were reiterated ..

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J&K in National Single Window System

Jammu and Kashmir has become the first union territory (UT) to be integrated with National Single Window System. More than 130 industrial services have been made online on the system. 160 more are to be added. About the integration The UT has been integrated to facilitate investment in the region. With this the global investors ..

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Investment in India Agri Start – Ups – Recent Trends

The AgFunder and Omnivore, a capital released the “India AgriFood Startup – Investment Report”. According to the report, the investment in agri and food tech start ups increased by 97% in 2020-21. It increased to 2.1 billion USD. The investments are mainly driven by restaurant funding. Key Findings of the Report The investment in the ..

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IFSCA in IOSCO

The International Financial Services Centres Authority recently became an associate member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). What are the benefits of IOSCO membership? The IOSCO works closely with the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and the G20 nations, to set up the standards that strengthen the securities markets. According to FSB, IOSCO membership ..

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Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2020 (CARO)

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has announced the notification of Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2020 (CARO). Key Features Disclosure of details of proceedings against company for holding Benami property. The auditor should provide details of investments made by the company. Fraud committed by the company or on the company should be reported. The cash losses ..

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