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Corporate & Commercial

30 November 2020
Neetika Ahuja Analysing recent amendments to corporate social responsibility legislation

India - Clasis Law

The Companies Act 2013 is the exclusive legislation which deals with corporate social responsibility (CSR) provisions in India. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued various amendments to the Companies Act. On the one hand, the amendments propose to provide ease of compliance to companies; however, on the other, they also seek to penalise companies and their officers for non-compliance with CSR provisions.

Authors: Neetika Ahuja, Vikrant Anand
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Eugenio Vaccari Rome Court of Appeal rules on Russian roulette clause

Italy - Grieco e Associati

The Rome Court of Appeal recently ruled on a Russian roulette clause included in a shareholders' agreement which had been entered into on a 50:50 basis. The validity of Russian roulette clauses has been disputed as several scholars consider them to be against the mandatory provisions of company law relating to a shareholder's withdrawal from a company and their assessment.

Author: Eugenio Vaccari
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USA - Cooley LLP

Author: Cydney Posner
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Romania - Schoenherr

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Cyprus - Solsidus Law

Author: Stella Koukounis
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Guernsey - Ogier

Authors: Michelle Watson Bunn, William Schofield
Neetika Ahuja Companies (Amendment) Act and Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act enacted

India - Clasis Law

Authors: Neetika Ahuja, Vasudha Luniya