Saturday, 22 March 2014

Background To The New Companies Act, 2013

My concentration generally has been Startups, Entrepreneurship Funding etc however I was recently reminded by my Partner that we (Team Propelis) has to start studying the new Companies Act, 2013 as the new legislation is now a law (pending implementation)..

The Series of blogs will be posted on the Subject 'Companies Act, 2013" based on the discussion/training sessions conducted/held at our Propelis Offices. These posts are for reference purposes only and should not be used for forming legal opinions or legal actions. We welcome different opinions and would love to hear yours too. 

The Background: 

Companies Act, 2013 (2013 Act) is set to be implemented from 1st April 2014 and the buzz around is that all the sections will be notified from this date in a phased manner. So why so much importance for this act? We pondered.... 

The 2013 Act lays down far more enhanced self-regulation rules coupled with higher emphasis on corporate democracy and provides for amongst others, business friendly corporate regulation (atleast on paper)/ pro-business initiatives, e-governance initiatives, good corporate governance requirements, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) requirements, enhanced disclosure norms, enhanced accountability of management (tighter rules), stricter enforcement, audit accountability, protection for minority shareholders, investor protection and activism and better framework for insolvency regulation and institutional structure.

The next post shall be regarding the Key Highlights and from there Team Propelis shall update a separate blog for each section/or a set of sections... Keep reading and commenting...

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