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Issue of Rights shares to Existing Shareholders of the Company

Companies Act 2013 : Section 62 – Issue of rights shares Section 62 of the 2013 Act was notified and has been in effect from 01-04-2014,except Sub-sections(4) to (6) which have not been notified ,at the time of going to press.Section 62 of the 2013 Act,like Section 81 of the 1956 Act,provides for issuance of shares to employees under Employee’s Stock Opinion Scheme and issue of shares on preferential basis.Sub-sections(4) to (6) of the Section 62 which have not been…

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Alteration of Objects – Company Registration in Bangalore

Alteration of Objects Section 17(1) of the 1956 Act contained clauses (a) to (g) specifying purposes for which the object clause in the memorandum could be altered. The 2013 Act has not specified any purpose for which the object clause or any other clause of the memorandum could be altered, thus leaving the same to the wisdom of the shareholders. The only restriction or additional conditions to comply with or specified in the case of the company wishing to alter…

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Rights of existing members – Company Registration in Bangalore

Section 81 of Companies Act, 1956 Section 81 of the 1956 Act granted pre-emptive rights to existing members of the company and provided for issue of rights shares to existing shareholders. However, the section also permitted the company to issue further shares to persons other than existing shareholders provided the conditions as stated in the section were met. Section 81 of the 1956 Act also empowered the Central Government to require a company to convert the loans granted or debentures…

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Shareholder’s rights – Company Registration in Bangalore

Section 82 of Companies Act, 1956 As discussed earlier there is a difference between the terms negotiable and transferable and shares and debentures are not negotiable instruments, but transferable of the shareholder. Shares or debentures are movable property as made explicit under section 82 of the 1956 Act, and now by section 44 of the 2013 Act. Shareholder’s rights The rights of shareholders are: to elect directors and thus to participate in the management through them; to vote on resolutions…

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