Companies Act 2013 - Recent Developments (Gurgaon)

The New Companies Act 2013 which was enacted in August 2013 is considered to a milestone in corporate reforms in India as it laid a new regime of business friendliness in India. However after it’s implementation various sections of industry raised serious concerns over various stringent provisions. The governments has been keen in listening to various sections of the industry and regularly brining in amendments in it and notifying the pending provisions.

MCA has recently notified many pending provisions in relation to the compromise, arrangement, reconstruction, winding-up, reduction of share capital, etc. and have been brought into force with effect from 15 December 2016. Further, the cases will stand transferred to NCLT in phased manner as per the Companies (Transfer of Pending Proceedings) Rules, 2016.

CorpKonnect presents a one full day executive learning program on Recent Developments in Companies Act 2013 to understand and critically analyse the new corporate law of the land and it’s ongoing changes. Also it aims to determine the level of changes still required to making business more friendly.


Benefits of attending

  • Learn about all the new notified provisions related to M&A, Minority Shareholding and Reduction of Share Capital
  • Understand about the new Bankruptcy and Insolvency Code, 2016
  • Learn about the NCLT procedural aspects
  • Learn from experts on the latest changes and amendments
  • Key focus on burning issues of industry under the new law
  • Get answers to your key concerns from senior lawyers and industry experts

Who Should attend?

  • CFOs, Financial Controllers and other Key Management Personnel
  • Independent Directors and Executive Directors
  • Auditors and Internal Auditors
  • Company Secretaries
  • Head of Legal and Compliance
  • Corporate Affairs Managers and Executives


Technical Session 1: Shareholders` Rights & Share Capital

  • Variation of Shareholders’ rights
  • Reduction of Share Capital
  • Power to compromise or make arrangements with creditors and members

 Mergers and Amalgamations Issues

  • Power of the Tribunal to enforce compromise or arrangement
  • Merger and amalgamation of companies
  • Fast track merger

Technical Session 2: Oppression and Mismanagement – Lessons from Recent Controversies

Joint Shareholding – Issues

Some other Key Issues:

  • Power to acquire shares of shareholders dissenting from scheme or contract approved by majority
  • Purchase of minority shareholding
  • Registration of offer of schemes involving transfer of shares

Technical Session 3: 
Related Party Transactions


  • For private Companies & Unlisted Public Companies
  • For Listed Companies

Removal of Directors -  Recent Issues

Board and Independent Directors – How independent they are?

Technical Session 4: NCLT Procedural Aspects

  • Types of cases to be dealt under NCLT
  • New Cases in NCLT framework
  • Drafting of Petition/Applications with NCLT
  • Procedure of transferring cases from CLB to NCLT
  • Class Action Suits


Lalit Kumar
J. Sagar Associates

Lalit Kumar is a Partner with J. Sagar Associates, one of the leading law firms in India. He has in the past 12 years acted for various companies and institutions in a wide variety of corporate commercial transactions, such as corporate restructuring, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions (both inbound & outbound), demergers, etc. As part of these transactions, he has advised clients on diverse issues, and specializes in company law including the new Companies Act, 2013, regulations framed by the SEBI (Securities & Exchange Board of India), FEMA (Foreign Exchange Management Act) regulations and the Foreign Direct Investment Policy and other related corporate laws.

He regularly writes articles for prestigious business and legal publications, including for some of the leading financial dailies. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, seminars and sessions organized by eminent institutions and federations and professional bodies and law colleges.

Harsh Kumar
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Harsh Kumar is a Partner at the Delhi office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. He is a part of the Firm’s Corporate Practice Team and focuses on Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity transactions. Harsh has advised various Indian blue chip and foreign companies on inbound and outbound acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and corporate restructurings across a range of industries and jurisdictions. He has also worked on several private equity investments and interacts closely with professionals from other disciplines including investment bankers and chartered accountants.

Harsh is the Co-Head of the Firm’s Japan Desk. He frequently advises Japanese companies in relation to their investments into India. He has also travelled to Japan for India related work and has authored several articles on India-Japan related matters.

Harsh has also worked in the London office of Herbert Smith LLP where he was involved in international corporate transactions. 

Harsh Pais

Harsh Pais is a partner in the Trilegal’s corporate practice, with a focus on M&A. In the course of his practice, Harsh advises corporations and institutions extensively on cross border acquisitions (involving public and private targets) and joint ventures. Harsh also advises on transactions in regulated sectors such as telecom and financial services.

Harsh has been ranked as a leading lawyer for M&A and PE in India by Chambers and Partners, IFLR 1000, and RSG.

Harsh has past experience at a major international law firm in New York and is additionally qualified in the UK and New York.

Tejas Karia
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas

Ramada Gurgaon Central
Site No 2, Sector 44, Gurgaon
0124 - 4886400
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Registration Fees: INR 8500 + 15% Service Tax per Delegate

Avail 10% early bird discount on 2 or more registrations till 10th Feb

Note: The fees would include Course Material, Participation Certificate and Lunch & Refreshments at the Hotel

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