Monthly Archives: April 2020


The Birth of Private Limited Companies: Germany -1892, England -1908, France -1925

Private companies emerged pretty late in the five hundred year evolution path of joint stock companies, with legal recognition being granted to them only in 1892 in Germany, 1908 in England and 1925 in France. Private Limited Companies are a hybrid for they combine the merits of privacy found in partnership firms with the [...]

By | 2020-04-28T17:32:03+00:00 April 28th, 2020|First of First|0 Comments

Preference Shares: The Birth of a Hybrid that straddles both Equity and Debt instrument

Context: Preference shares is a financial instrument that answers a specific need of companies trying to raise finance but cannot or does not want to do it in the conventional way. The conventional method for a company to raise finance is by issuing equity shares that requires the investor to participate in the risk-reward [...]

By | 2020-04-28T17:01:17+00:00 April 28th, 2020|First of First|0 Comments

CAIRR Update April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020   Summary of the circular issued by SEBI on 23/04/2020   SEBI extends deadline for top 100 Listed Entities by market capitalization whose Financial Year (FY) ended on 31/12/2019 for holding Annual General Meetings (AGMs) to September 2020   In line with the MCA Circular No. 18/2020 dated 21/04/2020 extending due [...]

By | 2020-05-04T18:58:25+00:00 April 24th, 2020||0 Comments

CAIRR Update April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020   Summary of the circular issued by MCA on 21/04/2020   MCA extends deadline to Companies whose Financial Year (FY) ended on 31/12/2019 for holding Annual General Meetings (AGMs) by 3 months to September 2020   In line with the various relaxations provided by MCA due to CoVID-19 pandemic, it has now extended the [...]

By | 2020-04-22T13:58:24+00:00 April 22nd, 2020||0 Comments

WORKING FROM HOME: Is Your Electronic Record Valid? Five Questions Every Company Secretary Needs to Answer

Papers out, files in; replacement of hard copies with softcopies is a  significant and necessary fallout of work from home. For company secretaries responsible for maintaining secretarial records, it is a critical choice, since a legally valid document is the only evidence of corporate decisions. Given its criticality, Rule 27 and [...]

By | 2020-04-21T19:56:07+00:00 April 21st, 2020|Article|0 Comments

CAIRR Update April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 Summary of the circular issued by NSE on 20/04/2020 1. NSE enables Debt Listed Entities to submit periodical compliance filings in XBRL mode In line with its efforts to eliminate redundancy and to facilitate ease in compliance filings for debt listed companies across multiple Stock Exchanges, NSE offers XBRL based reporting [...]

By | 2020-04-21T15:53:55+00:00 April 21st, 2020||0 Comments

CAIRR Update April 20, 2020

April 20, 2020   Summary of the circulars and notifications issued by NSE, SEBI and IBBI on 17/04/2020   1. Additional relaxations in compliance with certain provisions of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 (‘LODR’) due to the COVID-19 pandemic   Below is the summary of relaxations granted by SEBI under the [...]

By | 2020-04-20T16:19:49+00:00 April 20th, 2020||0 Comments

WORKING FROM HOME: Is Your Data Secure? Five Questions Every Corporate Professionals Need to Answer

Working from home is no longer a luxury enjoyed by a few, but a necessity for all, triggered by the lockdown imposed on our society due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Given this necessity, we have formulated five simple questions that enables you to assess the level of security that you [...]

By | 2020-04-16T09:59:21+00:00 April 15th, 2020|Article|0 Comments

CAIRR Update April 09, 2020

April 09, 2020 Summary of the General Circular issued by MCA on 08/04/2020  1. MCA issues clarification on passing of ordinary and special resolutions by Companies under the Companies Act, 2013 and its Rules, due to CoVID-19 pandemic. In line with the various relaxations provided by the MCA to combat Corona Virus and ensure social distancing, MCA has issued [...]

By | 2020-04-09T15:50:32+00:00 April 9th, 2020||0 Comments
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