With the General Circular No. 20/2020, MCA has allowed companies to hold their annual general meeting (AGM) and Board Meeting by Video Conferencing (VC) or other audio-visual means (OAVM) during the calendar year 2020 in view of continuing restrictions placed on movement of persons Accordingly, the gap between two consecutive meetings of the Board may extend to 180 days during the Quarter - April to June 2021 and Quarter- July to September, 2021, instead of 120 days as required in the Companies Act, 2013. 2. This issues with the approval of the competent authority Failure to attend Board Meetings for a continuous period of one year should be made a ground for vacation of office by the concerned director regardless of leave of absence being given by the Board for the meetings held during the year
As per MCA Advisory, Considering the need to take precautionary steps to overcome the outbreak of the corona virus (Covid-19), the Government has relaxed the provisions of the board meetings under the Companies Act, 2013 As per the Companies Act 2013, a company is required to hold a minimum of 4 board meetings every year with a maximum time gap of 120 days between two consecutive board meetings. The MCA has extended this time gap of 120 days by 60 days thereby increasing the interval limit between two consecutive board meetings to a maximum of 180 days To ease the difficulties faced by Companies/Corporates to conduct Board meetings during the current outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and in future, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has, vide its Notification dated June 15, 2021, has issued the Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Amendment Rules, 2021
The Advisory states that the MCA has dispensed with the need to conduct physical board meetings in relation to inter alia approval of financial results, board reports and restructuring until 30 June 2020. As per the rules under the Companies Act, 2013, the above matters require physical meeting of the board of directors Clarification circular regarding Gap between two board meetings under section 173 of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA -13) - Ministry of Corporate Affairs MCA decided that the requirement of holding meetings of the Board of the Companies within the intervals provided in section 173 of the Companies Act, 2013 (120 days) stands extended by a [ The MCA vide General circular dated 05th May, 2020 relaxed the norms as many companies requested for leniency on the AGM rules owing to the social distancing norms and the nationwide lockdown. Now companies are allowed to conduct their Annual General Meeting through video conferencing (VC) or other audio-visual means (OAVM) during the calendar year, 2020 by following the prescribed framework without requiring the shareholders to physically assemble a Taking stock of the situation, the MCA had earlier allowed all meetings of the Board of directors upto 30 th June 2020, to be conducted through Video Conferencing (VC) or other audio visual means (OAVM) vide its notification date 19.03.2020, including meetings on items where the physical presence of directors is otherwise required B. Board/ Audit Committee Meetings: The board of directors and audit committee of listed entities are exempt from observing the maximum stipulated time gap of 120 days between two meetings as required under Regulations 17 (2) and 18 (2) (a) of the LODR, respectively, in respect of meetings between the period from December 01, 2019 to June 30, 2020
Circular No. 12/2021. 30-06-2021. Relaxation on levy of additional fees in filing of certain Forms under the Companies Act, 2013. Circular No. 11/2021. 30-06-2021. Clarification on passing of ordinary and special resolutions by companies under the Companies Act, Circular No. 10/2021. 23-06-2021 Noting the difficulties involved in physical meetings due to Covid-19 and the lockdown, the MCA released a circular addressing all the Regional Directors, Registrar of Companies, and Stakeholders so as to clarify norms for holding of AGM through video conferencing Extension of interval between two board meetings: The MCA is expected to issue necessary circulars and notifications regarding the above relaxations in due course. this aspect will be. While, the earlier mentioned circulars did not deal with the mechanism of holding annual general meetings (AGM), but in view of the continuing restrictions on the movement of persons, the MCA vide its circular has now also allowed companies, except the companies whose financial year has ended on December 31, 2019, to conduct their AGM's through VC or OAVM, during the calendar year 2020, subject to the fulfilment of certain requirements In line with other circulars allowing Companies to conduct their Board Meetings and EGMs via VC or OAVM, MCA has now notified that Companies whose AGMs were due to be held in the year 2020 or that would be due in the year 2021 can conduct their AGMs via VC or OAVM till 31st December, 2021
General Circular No. 08/2021 F. No. 2/6/2020-CL-V Government of India Ministry of Corporate Affairs 5th Floor, 'A' Wing, Shastri Bhawan, Dr. R. P. Road, New Delhi Dated: 03-05-2021 To The DGC0A, All Regional Directors, All Registrar of Companies, All Stakeholders. Subject: Gap between board meetings under section 173 of th The Companies Act, 2013. Different provisions of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 including any amendments, references in any provisions there in , shall come into force on such date or dates as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette appoints. Section Contains MCA allows board meeting to be held via video conference on restricted matters for further 3 months: In view of the current pandemic situation caused by COVID-19, MCA has further relaxed the requirement of holding Board meetings with physical presence..
in the requirement of holding Board meetings with physical presence of directors for approval In continuation to MCA General Circular No.12/2020 dated March, 30 2020, in view of the 19-Extension of time-regarding (General Circular No: 34/2020, Dated September 29 Sub: Clarification regarding gap between two board meetings under section 173 of the Companies Act, 2013 The Ministry of Corporate Affairs vide its circular dated 03rd May 2021 has relaxed the requirement of Section 173(1) of the Companies Act, 2013, in view of the difficulties arising due to resurgence of COVID-19 pandemic Latest Board Meetings, Company Board Meetings, Forthcoming Board Meetings, List Of Company Board Meetings - Moneycontrol.co .
MCA removes restrictions on board meetings via video conferencing. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued a notification to allow board meetings through video conferencing for activities that were earlier restricted for the digital medium, in a move that will ease the burden on companies to hold physical meetings even beyond the pandemic. Clarification regarding gap between 2 board meetings under section 173 of the Companies Act, 2013 May 3, 2021 May 4, 2021 / By Guest The Ministry of Corporate Affairs vide its circular dated 03rd May 2021 has relaxed the requirement of Section 173(1) of the Companies Act, 2013, in view of the difficulties arising due to resurgence of COVID-19.
MCA clarification on holding annual general meeting. In a welcome move, and to soften the blow of the COVID-19 pandemic on companies, on 05 May 2020, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs ( MCA ), issued a circular authorising companies to conduct their Annual General Meetings (AGMs) through videoconferencing or other audio-visual means Latest Update Under MCA for Companies & Lawyers. 07th July 2021. Filling up of post of Assistant, on deputation basis, in different National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) Benches.. Read Notice. 01st July 2021. MCA has been extended the due date of eform CFSS-2020 may be filed till 31st August 2021. 30th June 2021 General Circular No. 08/2021: Gap between two board meetings under section 173 of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA-13) - Clarification - reg. Section 173- Meetings of Board. View: 22 Apr 2021: General Circular No. 05/2021: Clarification on spending of CSR funds for setting up temporary COVID Care facilities and makeshift hospitals-reg 13.04.2020 17/2020 MCA through this circular has provided greater clarity regarding issue of notices to members for extra ordinary general meetings by using only electronic means, in view of the COVID-19 related lockdown and socia
A one-time relaxation has been provided for holding the Board meeting where the gap between two Board Meetings shall not exceed 180 days till September 30, 2020. To view the circular dated 24.03.2020, Click Here. Gap between two Board Meetings extended to 180 days for the quarter Apr-Jun, 2021 vide circular dated 03.05.2021 Relaxation of rules regarding board meetings . The Advisory states that the MCA has dispensed with the need to conduct physical board meetings in relation to inter alia approval of financial. Clariﬁcation by MCA regarding spending of CSR funds for 'creating health infrastructure for COVID care', 'establishment of medical oxygen generation and storage plants' etc Clariﬁcation regarding gap between two board meetings under section 173 of the 20 Companies Act, 201
Board meetings under Companies Act, 2013 18.03.2020 --- Pursuant to this circular, the requirement of holding board meetings with physical presence of directors under Section 173(2) read with Rule 4 of the Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Rules, 2014, has been relaxed to be held through video conferencing or other audio-visual means SECTION 173. MEETINGS OF BOARD [Effective from 1st April, 2014](1) Every company shall hold the first meeting of the Board of Directors within thirty days of the date of its incorporation and thereafter hold a minimum number of four meetings of its Board of Directors every year in such a manner that not more than one hundred and twenty days shall intervene between two consecutive meetings of. LEGAL ASPECTS GOVERNING BOARD MEETINGS THROUGH VIDEO CONFERENCING AND THE ELIGIBLE CRITERIA FOR PASSING CIRCULAR RESOLUTIONS UNDER THE NEW COMPANIES ACT, 2013 AND THE RULES FRAMED THEREUNDER Introduction The Companies Act, 1956 gave the flexibility to the Board to pass the required resolutions either through Board Meetings or through circular resolutions in case of emergency
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified announcing the change of definition of 'small company'. The change was proposed by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget on Monday wherein the paid-up capital increased to ₹2 cr and turnover increased to ₹20 cr. The changes will come into effect from April 1, 2021.. of Corporate Affairs (MCA) vide its circular bearing no. 20/2020 dated May 05, 2020 read with circulars bearing no.14/2020 and 17/2020 dated April 08, 2020 and April 13, 2020 respectively (collectively referred to as MCA Circulars) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) vid Additionally, SEBI on 12 May 2020 also granted further relaxations and issued clarifications regarding provisions of the Listing Regulations. This issue of First Notes aims to provide an overview of the recent relaxations provided by MCA and SEBI. To access the text of the MCA circular, please click here
In view of the continuing restrictions on the movement of persons at several places in the country, MCA vide circular no. 20/2020, dated 5th May, 2020 has allowed certain classes of companies to conduct their Annual General Meeting (AGM) through video conferencing (VC) or other audio-visual means (OAVM), during the calendar year 2020 The Board of Directors of the Company, at its meeting held on April 15, 2021, appointed Mr. V. Sreedharan/Ms. Devika Sathyanarayana/Mr. Pradeep B. Kulkarni, partners of V. Sreedharan & Associates, Practicing Company Secretaries, as the Scrutinizer for conducting the postal ballot only through the e-voting process in a fair and transparent manner Below are the details from the previously released circular dated 15 June 2021. The MCA has notified a new set of rules, Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Amendment Rules, 2021 , to amend the Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Rules, 2014, which will come into force as and when it is published in the Official Gazette
Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has withdrawn General circular No 3/2017 dated 27.04.2017 which states that Transfer of shares to IEPF Authority. General Circular No 04/17: 2017/05/16: Clarification Regarding Applicablity Of the 16 (1) (a) of the companies Act 2013, with refrences to cases under corresponding provision of the companies Act 195 The circular reads, Subsequently, MCA vide Circular on 31 December 2020, has further extended relaxations to companies to conduct their Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) through Video Conferencing (VC) or other audio-visual means (OAVM) (hereinafter referred to in this circular as 'electronic mode') up to 30 June 2021 Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has vide its circular dated January 13, 2021 read with circulars dated May 5, 2020, April 13, 2020 and April 08, 2020 (collectively referred to as MCA Circulars) permitted the holding of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) through VC / OAVM, without the physical presence of the Members at a common venue. I Extension of time gap between two Board meetings under section 173 of Companies Act, 2013 In view of the difficulties arising due to resurgence of Covid-19, it has been decided that the requirements of holding meetings of the Board of the Companies stands extended by a period of 60 days for first two quarters of financial year 2021-22 Call Board meeting. 5. Approve the appointment of auditor in casual vacancy at the Board meeting. 6. Intimate the Auditor and file with ROC form ADT-1(to be attached in form GNL-2 as per MCA circular 09/2014 dated 25th April, 2014) within 15 days. Procedure - where casual vacancy arises due to resignation of existing auditor: 1
(collectively referred to as MCA Circulars) and Circular No. SEBI / HO / CFD / CMD1 / CIR / P / 2020 / 79 dated 12 th May, 2020 and SEBI / HO / CFD / CMD2 / CIR / P / 2021 / 11 dated 15 th January, 2021 issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India ('SEBI Circulars') permitted the holding of the Annual General Meeting In a circular, the regulator said it has decided to grant relaxation from the provisions of listing norms in the face of challenges faced by listed entities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sebi said prior intimation to stock exchanges shall be reduced to two working days for board meetings held till July 31,2020 through Video Conferencing, in accordance with applicable circulars issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) in this regard and in compliance with the applicable provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the SEBI Listing Regulations. The members of the Board who were attending the meeting then introduced themselves
In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) vide its General Circular No. 14/2020 dated April 8, 2020, General Circular No. 17/2020 dated April 13, 2020, General Circular No. 20/2020 dated May 5,2020,General Circular No.22/2020 dated June 15, 2020, General Circular No. 33/2020 dated September 28, 2020. with Circular No. 14/2020 dated April 8, 2020, Circular No. 17/2020 dated April 13, 2020 and Circular No. 20/2020 dated May 05, 2020 (collectively referred to as MCA Circulars) permitted the holding of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) through VC / OAVM, without the physical presence of the Shareholders at a common venue Notice of the AGM (along with ballot paper) and the annual report for the F.Y. 2019-20 are being sent electronically to the Members whose email i.ds are registered with the Company unless any Member has requested for a physical copy of the same. Members desirous of getting any information in respect of the contents of the Annual Report are. 8 th April, 2020; the General Circular No. 17/2020 dated 13 April, 2020 and the General Circular No. 20/2020 dated 5 th May, 2020 issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (hereinafter referred as MCA Circulars) and the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 read with the SEBI Circular No Clarification regarding gap between two board meetings under section 173 of the Companies Act, 2013 The requirement of holding Board Meetings of the companies within the interval of 120 days as provided in section 173(1) of the Act shall stand extended by 60 days for first two quarters of the Financial Year 2021-22
MCA had issued a General circular in May, 2011 clarifying participation of Director's and Shareholder's in the Board Meetings and Shareholders Meetings, respectively. The MCA has now issued clarifications vide its Circular No. 35/2011 dated 6th June, 2011for better understanding of the earlier circular. MCA has clarified that video conferencing. MCA Notification dt. 23 June 2020: MCA notifies the Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Second Amendment Rules, 2020, to extend the deadline for Companies to conduct Board Meetings for approving Financial Statements through Video Conferencing (VC) or Other Audio Visual Means (OAVM) from 30 June 2020 to 30 Sept. 2020 Since the Financial Year of almost all companies in India ends on March 31 every year, the MCA has introduced the Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Amendment Rules, 2020 wherein the MCA has allowed the Companyâ€™s BoD to discuss and approve the above restricted business agendas through their VC or OAVM meeting till June 30, 2020 Corporate Affairs (MCA) has, vide its circular dated January 13, 2021, allowed the holding of Annual General Meeting (AGM) in accordance with relevant provisions of circular dated May 5, 2020 read with circulars dated April 8, 2020 and April 13, 2020 (collectively referred to as MCA Circulars). Accordingly, i
In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and continuing restrictions on the movement of individuals, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) recently issued a circular allowing companies to convene their annual general meeting (AGM) through videoconferencing or other audiovisual means (ie, electronically). With AGMs around the corner, it will be interesting to see how companies will hold virtual AGMs. MCA vide various notifications has amended rules under the Companies Act 2013. The details of the amendment is outlined below: Amendment in the Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Rules, 2014. Vide Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Amendment Rules, 2015, dated 18th March 2015, the following amendments has been mad This is a sample circular format for a staff meeting held in offices of educational institutions, corporate workplaces and businesses. The circular shares the date and venue of the meeting as well as the agenda. This official circular can be posted on a message board or circulated internally or via e-mail MCA, vide its circulars dated 8th and 13th April, 2020, provided certain relaxations for companies including conducting Extraordinary General Meetings (EGMs) through video conferencing (VC) or other audio-visual means (OAVM) Board of Directors and Audit Committee Meetings: The board of directors and audit committee of listed entities are exempted from observing the maximum stipulated time gap i.e. 120 days between two consecutive meetings as required under Rr. 17(2),18(2)(a), the LODR, regarding meetings between the period from December 01, 2019 until June 30, 2020.. However, the board of directors/ audit.
Companies will need to disclose cryptocurrency holdings, benami properties and audit trail from April 1. In a plethora of changes to the disclosure rules under the Companies Act on Wednesday, the ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) significantly enhanced the reporting requirements for firms in the preparation of balance sheets and financial statements from the coming fiscal Act read with MCA Circular No. 14/2020 dated April 08, 2020, MCA Circular No. 17/2020 dated April 13, 2020 and MCA Circular No. 22/2020 dated June 15, 2020. 10. Members who have not registered their e-mail address with Company can now register the same by sending a communication to the Company or to the RTA, Alankit Assignments Limited Goel for attending the Board or Committee (s) Meetings the meeting. Accordingly, the MCA issued Circular No. 14/2020 dated April 08, 2020, Circular No. 17/2020 The information regarding the Director who is proposed to be appointed/re-appointed, as required to b
Corporate Affairs (MCA) has, vide General Circular No. 14/2020 dated April 8, 2020, General Circular No. 17/2020 dated April 13, 2020 and General Circular No. 20/2020 dated May 5, 2020 (collectively MCA Circulars), permitted companies to conduct Annual General Meeting (AGM) through video conferencing (VC) or othe Board Resolution/ Authority letter etc., together with attested specimen signature(s) of the duly authorized representative(s), to the Company at firstname.lastname@example.org to attend the AGM. 6. In compliance with the aforesaid MCA Circulars and SEBI Circular dated May 12, 2020, Notice of the AGM along with th
Circular regarding virtural meeting with Principals of affilated colleges on 09.07.2021. Circular - Conducting Covid Vaccination campaign for faculty, non-teaching staff and students of Bengaluru City University. Calendar of Events for 4th sem MBA (Day and Eve.) course for the academic year 2020-21 November 19, 2017 CS Yogina Kochar IBC, Updates Board Meeting, clarification, Companies Act, General Circular, IBBI, IBC, IBC Code, MCA, Resolution Plan, Shareholders Meeting Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has issued General Circular No. IBC/01/2017 dated 25.10.2017 for Clarification regarding approval of resolution plans under section 30. MCA has vide circular dated 21 April 2011 has clarified that a company would be considered to have complied with Section 53 of the Act, if the service of documents covered under this Section has been made through electronic mode. MCA Circular memorandum to the SEBI Board meeting SEBI in its meeting held on 7 February 2011 ha
For companies incorporated under Section 8 of the Act, the board of directors may decide the following matters by circular resolution (instead of meeting): (a) to borrow monies; (b) to invest the funds of the company; (c) to grant loans or give guarantee or provide security in respect of loans. [MCA Notiifcation No. GSR 466 (E)] dated June 5. MCA has via its circular dated 17 August 2020 issued a clarification on the extension of the Annual General Meeting for the year ended 31 March 2020. This circular is an extended clarification to the General Circular dated 05 May 2020 regarding holding of Annual General Meeting through video conferencing or other audio-visual means for the. Newspaper Publication - Intimation of Board Meeting— 12th November, 2020 . Click Here. Newspaper publication-Notice of 48th Annual General Meeting (AGM), E-voting information and Book Closure . Click Here. Financial Results for the quarter ended 30th June, 2020 . Click Here. Intimation of 48th AGM pursuant to MCA Circular dated 5th May, 2020 MCA Circulars, the AGM of the Company is being held through VC. The deemed venue for the AGM shall be the Registered Office of the Company. 2. Pursuant to the provisions of the Act, a member entitled to attend and vote at the meeting is entitled to appoint a proxy to attend and vote instead of himself/herself. Such a proxy need no Subject: Newspaper publication of information regarding 59 th Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Company, Record Date for dividend and other related information. Dear Sir/ Madam, In terms of Regulation 47 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, we are enclosing th
Notice of the 21st Annual General Meeting Notice is hereby given that the 21st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Members of MEGASOFT LIMITED will be held on Monday, the 28th June, 2021, at 10.00 a.m. IST through Video Conferencing (VC) / Other Audio-Visual Means (OAVM) to transact the following businesses:- Ordinary Business: (1) Adoption of Financial Statement 2.2 The matter of extension of period of limitation under Section 168A of the CGST Act, 2017 was deliberated in the 43rd Meeting of GST Council. Council, while providing various relaxations in the compliances for taxpayers, also recommended that wherever the timelines for actions have been extended by the Hon'ble Supreme Court, the same would. According to a press release on the ICSI website, Secretarial Standards on Board Meeting (SS-1) and General Meeting (SS-2) have been revised by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and approval of the Central Government, as required, under Section 118(10) of the Companies Act, 2013 has been obtained for the revised SS-l and SS-2 vide Ministry of Corporate Affairs letter No. 1/3/2014. Board Meeting: Section 173 (1) At least 4 Board Meetings must be held in a financial year in such a way that the gap between two Board Meetings does not exceed 120 days: 2: MBP-1: Section 184 (1) and Rule 9 (1) of Meetings of Board and its Powers, 2014: Every Director of the company shall submit a disclosure in MBP-1 in the first Board Meeting.