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Despite London acquittals, U.S. probe of News Corp continues

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 06:04

More than a year after asking for and receiving emails from News Corp`s U.S. operation related to allegations of phone hacking and bribery, the FBI is still investigating whether British-based representatives of the media company may have broken U.S. law, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Weight loss company hits back at Love Hewitt

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 18:56

Bosses of a slimming company embroiled in a legal dispute with actress Jennifer Love Hewitt have hit back at the actress, insisting they broke no laws by using photographs of her with their products.

CII seeks clarity on new cos law; suggest changes in CSR rules

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 19:14

Expressing concerns over the "prescriptive" nature of CSR norms, industry body CII has sought changes in the social welfare spending rules for corporates besides seeking clarity on taxation aspect.

Company Law Board order on Focus TV

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 21:51

The Hon’ble Company Law Board pronounced today (09.05.2014) in open Court on the application filed by Ms. Manoranjana Sinh against Positiv Television Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Matang Sinh, Mr. Navin Jindal and others.

New cos law becomes reality with robust governance norms

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 22:58

To protect the interests of investors, the government has made it mandatory for public deposit-taking companies to insure such deposits, among others.

New companies law: Most provisions to be effective from Tuesday

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 23:44

Norms for social welfare spending, stringent regulations for related party transactions, independent directors and deposit-taking companies, among others, would come into force.

Govt notifies more sections of new companies law

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 19:56

The government Wednesday notified more than 180 sections of the new Companies Act, as it moves to make the legislation operational from next month.

SC seeks Centre's response of plea against new Companies Act

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 20:18

The Supreme Court Monday sought the Centre's response on a petition seeking to declare as ultra vires of the Constitution some of the provisions of the new Companies Act that aims to create the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) and the Appellate Tribunal.

Refer dispute with Bakshi for arbitration: McDonald's to CLB

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 22:26

American food chain major McDonald's on Friday submitted before the Company Law Board that the dispute with its Indian joint venture partner Vikram Bakshi should be referred for arbitration.

Govt to set up NCLT after Companies Bill is passed: Pilot

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 21:46

The Companies Bill had been passed by the Lok Sabha in December last year, and is currently pending before the Rajya Sabha.

'Attitude of cos boards toward minority directors need change'

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 15:10

Emphasising the need for good corporate governance, Company Law Board Chairman Dilip Raosaheb Deshmukh today said there needed to be a shift in attitude towards minority directors in the board rooms.

8100 convictions in non-compliance of company law in 2009-12

Last Updated: Thursday, November 22, 2012, 18:40

There were 8,100 convictions in the last three years in cases of serious violation of the Companies Act by firms, Lok Sabha was informed Thursday.