Corporate Amicus: April 2013

Sweat equity shares and the laws governing them is the topic of discussion this month. This April 2013 issue of Corporate Amicus covers article which deliberates on various aspects of issuance of such shares. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy has been further relaxed and hence a circular cons

Corporate Amicus: March 2013

Jurisdiction of Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) is the topic of discussion this month. Article in this March 2013 issue of Corporate Amicus analyses the topic in the light of an earlier Supreme Court decision while concluding that in certain circumstances the only option available is to fi

Corporate Amicus: February 2013

Is there a database right protection in India? Article in this February 2013 issue of Corporate Amicus discusses this topic while analyzing the copyright law and holding that protection of value in these rights need to be further appreciated. SEBI has introduced regulations for investment advisors

Corporate Amicus: January 2013

Article in this January, 2013 issue of Corporate Amicus analyses challenges and way forward in respect of restrictive covenants in employment contracts while observing that new ideas are still in the process of getting assimilated in the India legal system. Ministry of Corporate Affairs has asked

Corporate Amicus: January 2012

Article in this issue of "Corporate Amicus" discusses, categorization of Micro Finance Institutions as Non Banking Financial Company and the benefits flowing out of it. Share holders meeting by video conferencing is now not mandatory as before and 100% FDI, under government approval route, has bee

Corporate Amicus: February 2012

Definition of pre-packed commodity has been at the centre of dispute since long and there is no clarity even after introduction of Legal Metrology Act, 2009. Article in this issue of Corporate Amicus holds that intention of the legislature is not to include every packed commodity under the said de

Corporate Amicus: March 2012

Downstream investments by entities owned and controlled by resident Indian citizens presently may not be counted for ascertaining indirect foreign investments which are subject to restrictions under the FDI Policy. Article in this issue terms such policy as a blessing in disguise. National Manufac

Corporate Amicus: April 2012

Article in this issue of "Corporate Amicus" analyses Competition Law and its applicability in sports law while also deliberating upon the question as to whether we can have leagues and club events outside the National Sports Federation. External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) Policy has been further r

Corporate Amicus: May 2012

Doctrine of 'essential facilities' and its applicability in context of Indian social, economic and market conditions is the topic of discussion in this month's "Corporate Amicus". Some international applications of the said doctrine are also analyzed elaborately in the article. Reserve Bank of Ind

Corporate Amicus: June 2012

SEBI has recently replaced its Consent Scheme with a more transparent one. Article in this issue of "Corporate Amicus" discusses the salient features of this new scheme. Ministry of Corporate Affairs has also introduced new guidelines for declaration of financial institutions as Public Financial I