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This newsletter aims to briefly discuss the key corporate law developments for the month of April 2021.
MCA
MCA postpones requirement of using accounting software (with audit trail) for maintaining its books of account to April 1, 2022.
April 01, 2021: The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, (“MCA”) had earlier mandated effective from April 1, 2021, the usage of an accounting software for maintaining the books More...
Form CSR-1 for Registration of Entities for undertaking CSR Activities is now available on the MCA portal.
April 01, 2021: In line with the recent amendments to the CSR Rules (covered in our previous newsletters), Form CSR-1 has been introduced for filing on MCA21 portal More...
MCA clarifies that spending of CSR funds for setting up makeshift hospitals and temporary COVID care facilities is an eligible CSR activity.
April 22, 2021: MCA vide its general circular number 05/2021 has clarified that spending of corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds for ‘setting up makeshift hospitals More...
SEBI
SEBI prescribes relaxations relating to procedural matters for issues and listing.
April 22, 2021: SEBI, vide its circular number SEBI/HO/CFD/DIL2/CIR/P/2020/78 dated May 6, 2020 had earlier granted relaxations from enforcement of certain regulations More...
SEBI amends the SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015.
April 26, 2021: Earlier, the SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 required every promoter, member of the promoter group, key managerial personnel More...
Relaxation from compliance with certain provisions of SEBI (Listing Obligations Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 due to Covid-19 pandemic.
April 29, 2021: SEBI vide circular number SEBI/HO/CFD/CMD1/P/CIR/2021/556 and circular number SEBI/HO/DDHS/DDHS_Div1/P/CIR/2021/557 provided relaxations More...
SEBI issues FAQs on SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015.
April 29, 2021: In order to keep pace with the evolving market dynamics, SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 (“SEBI PIT Regulations”) have been amended from More...
RBI
Relaxation in the period of parking of unutilized ECB proceeds in term deposits.
April 07, 2021: RBI vide its notification number RBI/2021-22/16 A.P. (DIR Series) circular number 01 with a view to provide relief to the ECB borrowers affected by the More...
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FIRM NEWS
  • Telangana High Court extends interim orders till June 30, 2021 Read More
  • Draft National Electricity Policy, 2021 Read More
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  • “Corporate Debtor to Start with Fresh Slate on Approval of Resolution Plan: Hon’ble Supreme Court Clarifies” Read More
  • Webinar Summary | Construction Post Pandemic: ‘Great Expectations’ or ‘Bleak House’? Read More
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  • LIDW21: A view from London and India | 14 May 2021 Read More
  • The RCEP and Beyond: Multidisciplinary Perspectives Read More
  • Mercom India Solar Summit 2021 | 8-9 April 2021 Read More
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • Ranked as one of the Top 15 Law Firms in India in Private Equity League Tables by Venture Intelligence (Q1 2021).
  • Ranked as one of the Top 15 Law Firms in India in M&A and Private Equity League Tables by VCCEdge (Q1 2021).
  • Ranked in the India Loans League Table Report FY 2020-21 published by Debtwire (Acuris).
  • Ranked Law Firm in the Media Law International 2021 Ranking.
  • Firm has featured amongst winners of 'Deals of the Year 2020' under M&A and Joint Ventures by India Business Law Journal's Deals of the Year 2020 report.
  • India Business Law Journal’s 2020 Indian Law Firm Awards in Aviation, Energy & Natural Resources and Infrastructure & Project Finance.
  • Winner of the ‘Utility Deal of the Year’ award at The Asset Triple A Infrastructure Awards 2020.
  • Ranked #15 in Top Ranked Law Firms: India by Top Ranked Legal 2020 for Aviation, Banking & Finance, Competition/ Antitrust, Corporate/ M&A and Dispute Resolution.
  • Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year Award at BW Legal World Global Legal Leaders Awards 2020.
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance Law Firm of the Year at Legal Era Indian Legal Awards 2019-20.
  • Recognised as one the Largest Law Firms in India in Asian Legal Business' Asia's Top 50 Largest Law Firms list.
  • Ranked as one of the Top 20 Law Firms in India in M&A and Private Equity League Tables by Venture Intelligence 2020.
  • Recognised as one of the 'Best Brands' at the Economic Times - Best Brands Summit 2019.
  • Ranked #14 among top 40 Indian Law Firms by RSG Consulting in 2019.
  • Ranked highly in various practice areas such as Aviation, Projects, Infrastructure, Energy, Construction, Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, International Arbitration, Competition/ Antitrust, Restructuring & Insolvency, Capital Markets, Labour & Employment, TMT, etc. by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, RSG, Benchmark Litigation, India Business Law Journal, Asian Legal Business, IFLR1000, asialaw, among others.
  • Partners of the Firm highly ranked by leading global publications including Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, India Business Law Journal, Asian Legal Business, IFLR1000, asialaw, among others.
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