Since our previous posts on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) [which can be accessed here, here and here], there have been numerous changes to the governance of CSR in India. Key Changes in 2019 Exemptions to Start-ups: Complying corporations which are freshly incorporated and have not completed 3 years of establishment, the amount to be spend … Continue reading CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY – KEY AMENDMENTS
Gaming Legislation in India Under the Constitution of India, the State Legislatures have been entrusted with the power to frame legislation to govern “Gambling”. However, prior to independence, the then Central Government enacted the Public Gambling Act, 1867, which regulated gambling and other allied activities across India. Certain states in India have enacted their own … Continue reading GAMING LAWS IN INDIA – CURRENT SCENARIO
The ECB Circular attempts to overhaul the nature of uses for which borrowers may adopt the ECB route and therefore, avail debt funding from foreign lenders. The relaxation in permitted end uses via the ECB Circular conveys the RBI’s intent to liberalise external debt funding opportunities for Indian entities thereby reducing their dependence on equity based funding.
First published in Enchiridion 2018 Magazine. Introduction Digitalisation has brought numerous benefits globally, including lifting millions of people in emerging economies into the consuming class. But it also has had an impact in some sectors like manufacturing in advanced and developed economies. Today the sectors that are highly digitised are, financial services, media, and the … Continue reading Decode 3Ds – Distort – Digital – Data
Towards further improving India's ranking in the World Bank’s 'Doing Business Report', which, inter alia, considers dispute resolution environment in a country as one of the parameters for doing business, the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 (“Ordinance”) was promulgated on 3rd May, 2018. The Ordinance sought … Continue reading THE COMMERCIAL COURTS, COMMERCIAL DIVISION AND COMMERCIAL APPELLATE DIVISION OF HIGH COURTS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2018