Category Archives: Securities And Investment Law

The law of Securities and Investment regulates the investments and security market. We at Legal Bites provide you with study material on Securities and Investment law to help you understand the nitty-gritty of the subject. 

Pre-Packaged Insolvency Resolution Process: Informal Route to Resolution

This article on “Pre-Packaged Insolvency Resolution Process: Informal Route to Resolution” authored by Eshanee Bhattacharya explains the Pre-Packaged Insolvency Resolution Procedure in tandem with UNCITRAL and  Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 with the latest amendments in the law. Background of the Code Formal insolvency processes, such as the Code’s Corporate Insolvency Resolution Procedure (“CIRP”), can take a long……...

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Frauds in the Banking Sector: Causes, Concerns and Cures

This article on ‘Frauds in the Banking Sector: Causes, Concerns and Cures’ by Stefy Maria Sebastian, a fourth year student from St. Joseph’s College of Law, Bengaluru focuses on the concept of bank fraud and the impact of bank fraud in India along with some case studies of notable scams in India. “A billion here, a billion there,……...

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Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC): Applicability in the Indian Legal Framework

I. Introduction Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have arisen as a potential alternative to collect public funds from offshore markets. They are ideally tailored to start-ups, who otherwise find it difficult to excite conservative Indian retail investors. SPAC is a shell corporation with no operational activities and is managed by an established management team (with skills in a……...

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Takeovers: Concept, Regulation and Defences

Concept of Takeovers A takeover bid is a direct or indirect acquisition of shares carrying voting rights in a company with a view to gaining control over the management of the company. These takeovers take place either through friendly negotiations or in a hostile way. A well-accepted and established strategy for corporate growth is the takeover of businesses….…...

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Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT): Appeals and Limitation

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT): Appeals and Limitation | Overview Introduction – Appeal to Securities Appellate Tribunal Order Orders Under SEBI (Employee Service) Regulations Person Aggrieved Consent Mechanism Limitation Period Opportunity of Hearing Service of Orders Expeditious Disposal The orders that were passed by the whole time board of SEBI were also appealed before Securities Appellate Tribunal by virtue……...

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Laws relating to NBFCs in India

Laws relating to NBFCs in India | Overview Prudential Norms relating to NBFCs There are various compliances that are required to be made under the Directions are Anti-Money Laundering Standards Know Your Customer Guidelines Fair Practices Code Reporting of Frauds Application of Legislation All non-banking financial companies – NBFCs are those companies that got their registration done under……...

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Debenture: Meaning, Features and Kinds

Debenture: Meaning, Features and Kinds | Overview USUAL FEATURES KINDS OF DEBENTURES Redeemable Convertible Perpetual Debentures to the registered holder and bearer This article discusses the meaning, features and kinds of Debentures. A single section i.e. Section 71 is used by the legislature to cover all the topics related to debenture in the Companies Act, 2013. Companies are……...

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Doctrine of Identification

The evolution of the doctrine of identification can be traced from the English Law. The developments in this doctrine have proved beneficial for implying as well as prosecuting all the criminal conducts of managers, officers and directors of the companies. The personality of the owners, directors or promoters of the company is totally different from that of the……...

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Charges: Meaning, Kinds and Registration

Charges: Meaning, Kinds and Registration | Overview FLOATING CHARGE CHARACTERISTICS OF FLOATING CHARGES FIXED CHARGE REGISTRATION OF CHARGES This article discusses the charges. A single section i.e. Section 71 is used by the legislature to cover all the topics related to debentures in the Companies Act, 2013. Companies are required to borrow a huge amount of money very……...

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Doctrine of Attribution

This article discusses the Doctrine of Attribution. One of the things that are gaining importance in the field of criminal law is the question of putting liability over the officers, managers, directors and other employees of the organisation whenever there is some wrong done in the organisation during the ordinary course of business. This question has become the……...

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