Legal Fortnightly from AKM


Post Dussehra, the temperatures have dipped across the country due to monsoon. However, the heat is up in the Corporate world –  the disqualification of directors from the Boards of all companies in which they were directors due to non-filing of annual returns for 3 years. Read on to know more. Our Lawlipop and legal quote complete the knowledge gain.
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In this edition, we take a look at the latest FDI policy in which, for the first time start-ups have been allowed to obtain 100% FDI from foreign investors. This tweak in the FDI policy, introduced by the Government, is definitely a major boost to the start-ups in the country. The Infographics section depicts Media laws – current scenario and future prospects in all its glory. The breaking (rather shattering) of the glass ceiling by women has been highlighted in the Lawlipop section… along with the threat of online gaming – blue whale which has claimed more than 130 lives worldwide… and last but certainly not the least, read the Quote. Get enriched.


This fortnight, we look at the sweeping changes that have been proposed to the existing Companies Act, 2013. The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2017 that has been passed in the Lok Sabha is to be presented in the Rajya Sabha for its approval and assent. The amendments are essentially aimed at easing procedural/ reporting challenges and encouraging incorporation of companies. The data privacy laws, its current scenario and interesting cases are lucidly captured in the infographic section. The Lawlipop and the legal quote complete this fortnightly’s knowledge gain. Read on.


This month, get an insight into the concept of limited liability and how Courts (especially) the NCLT views the same. The Lawlipop features the SC verdict on the Right to Privacy. Also the impact of GST in a light hearted way! Dont forget to read our legal quote! Enjoy!


This fortnight,  get an insight into some of the (in) famous corporate scandals that country has witnessed and the growing role of a multi disciplinary governmental agency – the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO). The Lawlipop illustrates the whopping fine imposed on Google by the EU and introduction of a Robot Cop in Hyderabad police! This in addition to the circulars and notifications and the Quote of the fortnight. As always… Happy reading!!


This edition will see us sharing insights on a host of exemptions announced by the government with a view to give impetus to private companies, start-ups and not for profit companies. The provisions of the information technology have been exhaustively and lucidly captured in the infographics section. Don’t forget to read our quote for this edition. Happy reading!!


As we enter our 2nd year with the 21st edition of The Law Tree®, we take you on an Insight into Non Performing Assets, showcase a comprehensive Infographic on Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act, share valuable Circulars & Notifications from Corporate Law, FEMA & SEBI and finish on a lighter vein of Lawlipop.


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