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MCA amends Schedule VII to allow CSR contributions to incubators, universities & research
October 13, 2019
Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has finally issued Notification G.S.R. 776(E) dated 11th October amending clause No. ix under Schedule...
Deploying CSR funds for incubators and Research
October 8, 2019
According to reports in almost every mainstream media, Finance Minister, Ms. Nirmala Sitharaman has issued a statement on 20th September...
Affidavit & Declaration under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) (Second Amendment) Rules, 2019
September 30, 2019
Notification dated 16th September 2019 [G.S.R. 659(E)] issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) regarding affidavit to be executed...
CSR amendments appear to be on hold
August 19, 2019
By keeping the implementation of Section 21 of the Companies (Amendment) Act 2019 in abeyance, the government of India appears...
Recommendations of the High Level Committee on CSR
August 14, 2019
While there are assurances received from the government of India that it will not criminalize CSR related violations, the Ministry...
Opportunity for defaulting association to file their FCRA accounts
August 9, 2019
Do you know of any association which unfortunately has lost its registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) 2010...
Is this ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ or ‘Compliance Statutory Risk’?
August 8, 2019
When Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) was introduced in the year 2014 under Section 135 of the Indian Companies Act 2013,...
Impact of Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on CSR Compliance
July 26, 2019
The Government has introduced the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in the Lok Sabha on Thursday 25th July 2019. Among other...
Proposed Model Tenancy Act 2019
July 23, 2019
The ‘Model Tenancy Act 2019’ (MTA) has created a flutter among both landowners and tenants. There is even greater anxiety...