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SEBI Amends Regulations To Implement Framework For Listing Of Companies With Superior Voting Rights Shares
This is further to our Ergo Update dated 5 July 2019 regarding SEBI's in-principal approval to the framework for enabling initial public offer of ordinary equity shares by tech companies having equity shares with superior voting rights.
2 Sep 2019
CCI Notifies 7th Set Of Amendments To Merger Regulations: Green Channel Now A Reality!
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has constantly reformed the merger control regulations from 2011.
19 Aug 2019
HIL Limited | Parador Holdings GmbH
Khaitan & Co advised HIL Limited in relation to acquisition of the entire shareholding of Parador Holdings GmbH from its existing shareholders NORD Holding, Deutsche Mittelstandsholding, Lubert Winnecken and Hendrik Voß for EUR 72.3 million.
11 Sep 2018
NCLT Widens Its Net For Approving Schemes Under Provisions Of The Companies Act 2013
The Chennai Bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has recently approved the merger of a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) with a private limited company (Scheme).
15 Aug 2018
Monitoring FPI Investments – Strict Compliance For Listed Companies
As a follow up to the recent circulars issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which brought about certain changes in the limits applicable to investments by FPI in debt instruments...
16 May 2018
FEMA Cross Border Merger Regulations Issued By RBI
Section 234 of the Companies Act, 2013 and Rule 25A of the Companies (Compromises, Arrangements and Amalgamations) Rules, 2016 permit mergers and amalgamations between Indian companies...
5 Apr 2018
Daichii- Ranbaxy Dispute: Implications For Buyers And Sellers
The recent dispute between Daichii Sankyo Company Limited and Singh Brothers has reignited several interesting questions on buyer seller dynamics in M & A transactions.
7 Mar 2018
RBI Master Directions On Foreign Investments And Reporting
Last year, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) overhauled India's foreign investment regime by issuing the Foreign Exchange Management (Transfer and Issue of Security by a Person Resident Outside India) Regulations 2017 (FEMA 20).
30 Jan 2018
Wholly Owned Subsidiaries: Broadened Ambit Under The LODR Regulations
The Securities and Exchange Board of India has introduced a rather novel but somewhat contentious interpretation of Regulation 37 of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.
15 Jan 2018
Amendments To SEBI Circular On Schemes Of Arrangements By Listed Entities
SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 provide that a scheme of arrangement/ amalgamation/ merger/ reconstruction/ reduction of capital undertaken by a listed entity must be in compliance with the applicable securities laws.
10 Jan 2018
Takeover Exemption - Transfer Of Shares To A Family Trust
The Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) stipulates that any acquisition of voting rights in a listed company in excess of the thresholds specified therein would trigger an obligation to make a mandatory open offer.
8 Jan 2018
Guidelines On Private Equity Investment In Insurance Companies
On 5 December 2017, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) published a set of guidelines to regulate private equity investment in insurance companies - the IRDAI (Investment by Private Equity Funds in Indian Insurance Companies) Guidelines 2017 (Guidelines).
12 Dec 2017
The Rise and Rise of Shareholder Activism
Around the world, there has been a considerable increase in shareholder activism in recent years. October 2017 saw a win for shareholder activists, 40 North and White Tale, when they forced the management of Clariant AG to call off Clariant's merger with Huntsman Corporation, since they believed that the merger would expose Clariant to Hunstman's debt and volatility.
5 Dec 2017
Foreign Mergers: Exemption From Open Offer Under The Takeover Code
The Securities and Exchange Board of India seems to have adopted a rather strict and literal rule of interpretation to deny the exemption from making an open offer applicable to indirect acquisitions pursuant to schemes of arrangement.
14 Nov 2017
Overseas Contractual Mergers And The Takeover Code
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has given a view that contractual mergers effected in foreign jurisdictions which per se do not follow a merger approval process similar to India, despite regulatory oversight...
17 Oct 2017
Fast Track Merger: Will It Take The Fast Track Or Derail?
The erstwhile Companies Act 1956 (1956 Act) prescribed a court driven procedure for compromises, arrangements and amalgamations in respect of companies (Arrangements), which was fairly cumbersome and time-consuming.
8 Sep 2017
Exemption From Notifying Within 30 Days: Belated Blessings!
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified a significant amendment on 29 June 2017 regarding the time-period within which a transaction is to be notified to the Competition Commission of India (CCI).
3 Jul 2017
Significant Relaxations For Public M&A And PIPE Transactions
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in its meeting today has taken decisions that will make M&A and private investment in public equity (PIPE) transactions easier.
3 Jul 2017
Revised Valuation Norms Proposed For Unquoted Equity Shares: Bidding Adieu To Book-Value Driven Approach
The Finance Act, 2017 also introduced the provision with respect to determining the FMV of shares in the hands of the seller for the purposes of determining capital gains for the seller.
12 May 2017
RBI Releases Draft Regulations For Cross Border Mergers - Public Comments Invited By 9 May 2017
These provisions prescribe that the approval of RBI is mandatory for cross border mergers. For details, please refer to our previous newsflash dated 18 April 2017.
9 May 2017
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