Publications

CORPORATE UPDATES MAY 2022

I Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) Extension of date for filing of Form CSR-2 (Report on Corporate Social Responsibility) In order to stringent compliances on the reporting of CSR activities done by a Company, the MCA had introduced filing of web-Form CSR-2 with the Registrar from the financial year 2020-21, and onwards, as an addendum […]

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CORPORATE LAW UPDATES MARCH 2022

MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS (MCA) Introduction of Form CSR-2 (Report on Corporate Social Responsibility) The MCA has notified the Companies (Accounts) Amendment Rules, 2022, in force and effective February 11, 2022 (i.e., date of publication of applicable notification bearing G.S.R. 107(E) in the Official Gazette). The Rules have been rolled out in an attempt to […]

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CORPORATE LAW UPDATES February 2022

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) Additional fees on e-Form will be increased from existing 12 times of normal fees to 18 times of normal fees w.e.f. July 1, 2022 By way of Notification dated January 11, 2022, MCA has notified the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Amendment Rules. 2022, which are set to come into […]

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ARBITRATION AND CONCILIATION ACT, 1996 AND A RECENT JUDGEMENT OF HON’BLE DELHI HIGH COURT

In a recent case titled “Parsvanath Developers Ltd. (PDL) versus Future Retail Limited (FRL)”, decided on April 12, 2022, the Hon’ble Delhi High Court while dealing with a petition filed under Section 11 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (“A&C Act”) seeking reference of the parties to arbitration, has held that the disputes as […]

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MANDATORY VACCINATION AND RETURN TO WORKPLACE

GOVERNMENT ORDERS REQUIRE FURTHER CLARITY   With the decline of COVID-19 cases and positivity rate, the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, and the respective State Governments had eased certain restrictions which were earlier imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, some of which at the time of publication of this article are in the […]

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RECENT JUDGEMENT OF HON’BLE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA ON VACCINATION OF PERSONS

On May 02, 2022, the Hon’ble Supreme Court pronounced judgement in a public interest litigation petition (PIL) filed in 2021 before it by Dr. Jacob Puliyel, a member of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI), a group advising the Indian Government on vaccines. The aforesaid petition  was filed seeking reliefs on the issues […]

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HARYANA STATE EMPLOYMENT OF LOCAL CANDIDATES RULES, 2021

On January 10, 2022, the Haryana Government, in exercise of the powers conferred under section 24 of the Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020 (“Local Candidates Act”), notified Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Rules, 2021 (“Rules”) in exercise of the powers conferred under section 24 of the Haryana State Employment of Local […]

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UPDATE ON HARYANA STATE EMPLOYMENT OF LOCAL CANDIDATES ACT, 2020

The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020 (“Local Candidates Act”) came into effect on January 15, 2022. The Haryana Government had earlier specified https://local.hrylabour.gov.in as the “designated portal” under the Local Candidates Act and rules for the purpose of registration of local candidates. The Local Candidates Act provides for a unique identification number […]

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POSSIBLE IMPACT OF HARYANA STATE EMPLOYMENT OF LOCAL CANDIDATES ACT, 2020 BEING MADE EFFECTIVE

The Legislative assembly of Haryana had passed the legislation titled Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, 2020 on November 5, 2020 which received Governor of Haryana’s assent on March 2, 2021 and became a statute, Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020 (“the Act’) Since effective date of the Act had not been […]

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RIGHT OF LEGAL REPRESENTATION HON’BLE DELHI HIGH COURT

The issue of representation of a client through Advocates1 before certain Courts in India such as labour Court, family court, consumer court, tribunals etc., has been a contentious issue for a long time since many statutes in India prohibit representation by lawyers before such courts/tribunal (s), etc. It is relevant to mention that there is […]

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