Welcome to the April edition of the Clasis Law newsletter for India.
This edition brings to our readers a featured article on “National Food Processing Policy – A Shot in the Arm for the Food Sector”.
With intent to attract more investments and enhance growth in the food sector, the Government of India has issued a comprehensive draft National Food Processing Policy to facilitate the Indian food industry. The suggestions mentioned in the policy aims for overall growth of the food processing sector and connect farmers with the value chain for remunerative returns. The policy also suggests the steps to be taken by the state governments to achieve these goals. The policy is still under consideration and will be finalized soon after considering the comments of stakeholders.
We continue to highlight certain key judgements passed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India as well as changes in Corporate and Commercial matters, and updates in Projects, Energy and Natural Resources, IP sector and Banking and Project Finance.
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Clasis Law Newsletter
The latest legal news from India, including recent court judgments, changes to corporate/commercial law and updates on projects and IP.
India: Supreme Court update
Supreme Court refers the question to determine the liability of the consignee or steamer agent in respect of ground rent charges to be paid to the port trust to a larger bench ...
Corporate Social Responsibility
There is a growing realization among the corporates that business growth along with positive community/social
impact is now an expected goal ...
India: Impact of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017
With the assent of the President on January 3, 2018, the much-awaited Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Amendment Act), which provides for simpler provisions but stringent penalties, has finally seen the light of the day ...
Strike Off of Companies in India
Over the years, many companies have been lagging behind in filing of annual documents such as annual returns, financial statements etc ...
India Update for December 2017
This edition brings to our readers a featured article titled “The Tourism and Hospitality Sector 2017 — The Year Gone By!!”
Regulatory challenges for Vodafone Idea merger
Vodafone India is in discussions with Idea Cellular for an all-share merger. It appears that the intense competition the Indian telecom industry is facing due to freebies offered by the new entrant, Reliance Jio, has ...
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India’s pharmaceuticals sector: towards a healthier growth
In their article, Phoenix Legal’s Kripi Kathuria and Ankur Verma discuss why the pharmaceutical industry in India is attracting interest from investors worldwide, noting amongst other things “ever-increasing returns, lowering risk and anticipated multifold growth”.
India: Corporate and commercial update
Including: The Constitution (One Hundred And First
Amendment) Act; The Foreign Direct Investment Policy; and The Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Fourth Amendment Rules ...
Blown away by the IBA
Patrick Dransfield describes his experience as a speaker and delegate at this year's IBA conference in Seoul.