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SEBI (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017 amends provisions relating to consolidation and re-issuance of debt securities, etc.

July 18, 2017 Corporate 0

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) has recently notified the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017 (“Amendment Regulations”) to amend...

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The Ministry of Commerce and Industry amends Import Policy and Policy Conditions for Drugs and Medicines, effective 12th July, 2017

July 18, 2017 Industry Specific 0

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has amended the Import Policy and Policy Conditions of items of Chapter 98 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, by a notification dated: 12th July, 2017. The policy for Drugs...

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IRDAI announces creation of Aadhar Number- linked database for insurance agents, corporate agents and web aggregators

July 18, 2017 Industry Specific 0

In a recent Circular dated 12th July, 2017, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (“IRDA”) has advised insurers and insurance intermediaries (which includes, broker qualified persons, specified persons of corporate agents, authorized verifiers for web aggregators) to collect Aadhar numberand other...

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Government notifies the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Amendment Rules, 2017 w.e.f. 1st January, 2018

July 14, 2017 Compliance Blog 0

To address various complaints filed by consumers relating to inadequacy in quality, quantity and lack of information furnished by the companies on the packages /...

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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India invites comments on the Regulations notified under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 till date

July 14, 2017 Corporate 0

In a recent press release, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (“IBBI”) has invited comments from public on the various regulations notified by the IBBI under...

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EPFO facilitates online filing of claims for members having an activated UAN

July 14, 2017 Labour 0

EPFO has launched a new facility in the employee’s Member Interface of Unified Portal for employees / members. It enables members / employees to submit Online Claims based on...

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Drugs Technical Advisory Board proposes amendments to the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940

July 14, 2017 Industry Specific 0

The Drugs Technical Advisory Board (“DTAB”) held its 77th meeting on 16th June, 2017 at Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi to discuss proposed amendments under various provisions of the Drugs and...

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Assam revises rates of Variable Dearness Allowances in respect of Scheduled Employments effective 1st November, 2016

July 13, 2017 Labour 0

In a notification dated 26th May, 2017, the Labour and Welfare Department, Government of Assam has revised the existing rates of Variable Dearness Allowances (“VDA”) for Scheduled Employments effective 1st November, 2016. The revised...

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EPFO notifies jurisdiction of Regional Offices to conduct enquiries under EPFO Act

July 13, 2017 Labour 0

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (“EPFO”) has notified the jurisdiction of the Regional Office (“RO”) for conducting enquiries under Section 7A and Section 14B of the Employees‟ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (“EPFO Act”). Section...

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Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority notifies the procedure for furnishing Security Deposit for registration of warehouses

July 13, 2017 Industry Specific 0

In a recent notification dated 6th July, 2017, the Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (“Authority”) has notified the procedure for furnishing Security Deposit for registering warehouses with the Authority. Key takeaways of...

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