Newsletters 2011

Date Newsletter
December 09, 2011 IRDA notifies the issuance of capital by life insurance companies regulations, 2011

Stringent disclosures by domestic Indian companies with minority foreign investments

November 25, 2011 FDI policy clarifies position on exit options but PE investors await RBI’s verdict
November 25, 2011 FDI in retail – permitted for multi-brand and relaxed for single-brand
October 13, 2011 Restriction of sale of property on power of attorney

Guidelines by SC to minimize landlord tenant disputes

October 05, 2011 Fallout of new FDI policy: “In built options” – when foreign investments can become loans
October 03, 2011 Fourth edition of the consolidated FDI policy released by DIPP
September 23, 2011 Service tax on rent upheld by the Delhi high court
August 24, 2011 Service tax on rent: Government 4 – 0 Petitioners
August 23, 2011 CCI order – advantage property buyers

Simplified approval of contracts involving interested directors

IRDA releases an exposure draft for pension products

July 11, 2011 Government to relax FDI lock-in condition in education infrastructure

Policy on device drivers – an Indian initiative

Clarification on new data privacy rules expected soon

Guidelines for infrastructure debt funds released

June 27, 2011 Ripple Effects of the UK Bribery Act
June 03, 2011 FDI in multi-brand retail on track

Service tax clarification for restaurants and hotels

Update on competition law

May 23, 2011 Green initiative by MCA
May 16, 2011 Merger control regulations
May 12, 2011 FDI permitted in LLPs

Service tax applicable to sub-contracts in infrastructure sector

April 29, 2011 Green initiative in corporate Governance

Amendments to service tax provisions

April 14, 2011 MOEF tightens pollution norms for infrastructure projects

Companies (name availability) rules, 2011

Simplification of the process for obtaining din

March 31, 2011 New consolidated FDI policy released by DIPP
March 28, 2011 Accounting treatment of compensation

New form for reporting foreign investments

Introduction of the PFRDA bill

March 11, 2011 DIPP proposes widening of definition of “real estate”

Government to monitor M & A activities

New accounting standards in line with IFRS

February 16, 2011 Levy of service tax on commercial rent – referred to a larger bench of DHC

Relax FDI norms for convertible instruments: DIPP

Exemption under section 212(8) of the Companies Act, 1956

January 27, 2011 Service tax on commercial rentals – both SC and DHC to adjudicate
RBI guidelines for investment companies
January 13, 2011 Service tax on rent: SC stays DHC interim order
January 10, 2011 New scheme for striking off defunct companies

AICTE tightens its control over AICTE approved PGDM institutions