• Companies Law Committee Report, 2016 – Recommendations Galore!

    February 16, 2016 | Smrithi Punnoose

    The much awaited report of the Companies Law Committee (“Committee”) which proposes a number of changes to the Companies Act, 2013 (“Act”) and rules laid down thereunder (“Rules”) was released in the first week of February (“Report”). The Report in itself is extensive and has covered various chapters and sections of the Act in detail,
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  • Reorganization and Arrangement under the DTAA – Get it right

    February 9, 2016 | Amit Vyas

    While going through the recent judgements of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (“ITAT”), I came across this interesting decision issued by the Mumbai bench of ITAT in relation to transfer of shares of a company called Century Enka Limited (“CEL”), wherein the ITAT has given certain guiding principles as to what would mean by a
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  • Startup India – Is the Action Plan Adequate?

    February 3, 2016 | Vishnu Chandran

    The Startup India Event organized by the Government last month was extremely well received by the entrepreneurial community. The event culminated in the unveiling of the Startup India Action Plan (“SAP”) by the Prime Minister. As expected, there were several interesting proposals aimed at promoting the growth and development of startups in India. This blog
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  • Ola, Uber & the CCI: This one’s for the road

    January 27, 2016 | Smrithi Punnoose

    While all of us have raved and ranted in equal measure about booking a cab in today’s time, it may be safely said that most people would, by now, have a ‘preferred choice’ of cab company which they use while trying to make it from point A to point B. However, the minute a ridiculous
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