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GST: How It Affects Security Transactions And Banks
Finance Leases primarily includes equipment leases and hire purchase transactions.
India
1 Oct 2018
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Corporate Bond Investment Limits: Changes Make Sense
On 20 July, foreign portfolio investors and investors in rupee denominated bonds got an unwelcome surprise in the form of a circular from SEBI that effectively halted the subscription of corporate debt...
India
15 Nov 2017
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Is The Budget A Bellwether Or A Cassandra For Reforms?
Another well received proposal would allow listing of security receipts issued by trusts established by asset reconstruction companies for resolving NPAs.
India
4 May 2017
4
Effort Continues Against Stress In Banking System
As part of its ongoing putsch against stress in the banking system, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued guidelines on sale of stressed assets by banks on 1 September.
India
25 Apr 2017
5
Paradigm Shift To ‘On Tap' Universal Bank Licences
In its monetary policy statement for 2014-15 on 1 April 2014, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that it would work on a framework for granting licences "on tap" to universal banks...
India
5 Jul 2016
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Budget 2016: Good Times Ahead For Bond Markets?
While the Indian corporate bond market has become more active in the private placement segment in the past few years, the mar¬ket's overall development has been ad hoc.
India
14 Apr 2016
7
Rules Eased For Bank Units In Special Finance Centres
The 2015-16 budget announced the establishment of the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City and that appropriate regulations would be issued by the relevant regulators.
India
16 Mar 2016
8
Revised ECB Framework: Simpler Or More Complex?
As part of easing capital account controls on the Indian economy, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has gradually been liberalizing regula¬tions on external commercial borrowings (ECBs) from overseas lenders.
India
16 Mar 2016
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Rupee Denominated Bonds: A Major Shift With Potential
Quite without warning, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) notified the framework for issuance of rupee denominated bonds under the overall external commercial borrowing (ECB) framework on 29 September.
India
16 Mar 2016
10
Stamp Duty On Security Documents In Favour Of Security Trustee: A Pandora's Box
The recent judgement of the Supreme Court on stamp duty on security documents executed in favour of the Security Trustee may have a more far-reaching impact on lending than one would expect.
India
20 Jan 2016
11
Loans From NBFCs Have No Recourse Under The SARFAESI Act Says The Bombay High Court
The borrower (Respondent No. 4) originally availed a loan from Citi Financial Consumer Finance (Citi Financial), an NBFC, and mortgaged a flat with Citi Financial in order to secure repayment of the loan.
India
11 Nov 2015
12
Is Strategic Restructuring Of Debt The Answer For Banks?
To reduce the stress on banks due to non-performing assets, troubled accounts and burgeoning restructurings, the Reserve Bank of India has introduced measures over the past 18 months.
India
6 Nov 2015
13
Prepaid Transit Instruments: Step To A ‘Less-Cash Society'
Following up on the government's initiative to encourage Indians to move to electronic payment methods, the Reserve Bank of India has issued guidelines on the use of "prepaid payment instruments".
India
6 Nov 2015
14
New Framework To Combat Frauds: A Good Follow-Up
One of the villains in the Indian growth story is the poor state of capitalization of India's public sector banks (PSBs).
India
22 Jun 2015
15
Concept Paper On Finance SEZs: A Welcome Initiative
The concept paper notes that a finance SEZ can be used as a test case to develop a model for the eventual implementation of a unified financial code on an all-India level, to replace all current financial legislation.
India
1 Apr 2015
16
Budget: No ‘Big Bang’ But Progress For Financial Sector
With the growing integration of India into the global economy and with the sheer size of the Indian economy, the country’s budget speech has become a keenly anticipated event.
India
1 Apr 2015
17
Will Payments Banks Help Foster Financial Inclusion?
Unlike jurisdictions such as Singapore, India did not (until very recently) have differentiated licensing for banks, i.e. granting licences for conducting a specific line of banking business.
India
1 Apr 2015
18
Banking Circles Welcome Circular On Wilful Defaults
The master circular on wilful defaulters issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) defines a "wilful default" as occurring when: a "unit" defaults in its payment/repayment obligations to a lender...
India
29 Dec 2014
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