Govt mulls making unlisted companies hold shares in demat form

The government is looking at the feasibility of mandating all unlisted companies to have their shares in dematerialised form, sources said as authorities step up efforts to weed out shell firms. Preliminary discussions have been initiated on the proposal to dematerialise shares of all unlisted firms in a phased manner, which would still be a gargantuan More...

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By Loknath Das On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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Almost half of companies fail on payment security

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By Loknath Das On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Most companies getting Obamacare birth control waivers aren’t religious groups

Forty-five companies have received exemptions from the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate, new public documents show, and most of them aren’t religious nonprofits. The majority of companies that have More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Shell companies tag: SAT lifts trading restrictions on Parsvnath, Kavit Industries

Sebi on 7 August had asked stock exchanges to restrict trading in shares of 331 suspected shell companies, including Parsvnath Developers, Kavit Industries. Photo: Mint Mumbai: The Securities Appellate Tribunal More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, August 5th, 2017
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Hyundai may abandon hybrid vehicle plans for India

South Korean auto major Hyundai may cancel plans to introduce hybrid vehicles in India due to lack of government support, according to a top official of the company’s subsidiary here. Hyundai Motors India Ltd More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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Why tech companies are spending so much to lobby the U.S. government on tax reform

For the likes of Apple, Microsoft and Google, their approach to Washington, D.C., is straightforward: They’re willing to spend money to make money — at a lower tax rate. The industry’s record lobbying spending in More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Ericsson steps up restructuring on new quarterly loss

Weaker than expected second-quarter sales and profits in a poor growth climate prompted Swedish telecoms giant Ericsson to announce fresh cost-cutting measures Tuesday. Ericsson posted a fourth straight quarterly More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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10 Companies That Offer Unlimited Vacation Time

Finding and retaining top talent is on the minds of just about every company. Making a workplace comfortable and fun is a great way to woo potential hires and keep employees from straying to other firms. Aside More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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How to spend less time working on your business finances

Keeping track of your company’s accounts can become extremely time consuming. It starts off with a few invoices here, a couple of supplier payments there, but as your organization grows things can become rather More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, July 9th, 2017
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G20 Agree To Make Companies Liable For Graft And Not Only Individuals

The fight against corruption was high on the agenda of the G20 summit HAMBURG: Adopting a strong resolution to fight corruption, India and other G20 members have committed to make their public administrations more More...