Prevention of Money Laundering Act Current Affairs, GK & News

Amendments to Prevention of Money Laundering Act

The Finance Bill 2019 has proposed amendments to tighten the anti-money-laundering law. Amendments Proposed A total of eight amendments were proposed to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002, of which six are explanations to the existing clauses. The explanations are being brought in to certain existing clauses to remove the “confusion, grey area ..

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NCLAT on the IBC and PMLA

In a case related to Rotomac Global Private Limited, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has made following observations related to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) and Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA): Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 can be invoked simultaneously with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and neither of the ..

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PMLA prevails over Bankruptcy Act and Insolvency Code: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court has ruled that Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) prevails over the Bankruptcy Act and insolvency code when it comes to attachment of properties obtained as ‘proceeds of crime’. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had challenged the orders of PMLA appellate tribunal on the pleas of various banks. PMLA Tribunal had held that ..

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Vijay Mallya becomes first Indian business tycoon to be named “Fugitive Economic Offender (FEO)”

Former liquor baron Vijay Mallya has become the first Indian businessman to be declared a Fugitive Economic Offender (FEO) under the newly enacted Fugitive Economic Offenders Act of 2018 by the Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Mumbai. The tag now allows the government to confiscate and sold his properties in alleged ..

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Sanjay Kumar Mishra given charge of Enforcement Directorate (ED) director for three months

Sanjay Kumar Mishra, a 1984-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the Income Tax cadre, has been appointed as the principal special director in the central probe agency and entrusted with the “additional” charge of Enforcement Directorate (ED) director for three months. Mishra succeeded Karnal Singh. The post of ED director is an additional secretary ..

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