Ramaiya – Guide to the Companies Act (With a Thorough Discussion of SEBI Guidelines)

There are few books that have made history in their respective fields and have developed an unusual crave for them amongst their patrons. This encyclopedic work of RAMAIYA’S is undoubtedly one in the Company Law field.

Every edition of this book has sold like proverbial hot cakes, pointing clearly to its scholastic wealth on the subject, its deft handling by the authors its usefulness, utility and eventually the popularity of the book in the field. It has stood the test of time and has triumphantly met the strictest scrutiny from its discerning and discriminating readers and reviewing critics. The book in its every edition is quite eagerly awaited and widely welcomed by the people in the Company Law field.

The present edition is now released with the pride and glory of the previous editions.The present Reprint Edition of BOX 1 2006 is as Amended by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2006 (23 of 2006) assented on 29th May, 2006 and the Companies (Central Govt’s.) General Rules & Forms (Amendment) Rules, 2006 relating to e-filling of e-forms and text of SEBI Guidelines updated till May, 2006, incorporating all such statutory changes under appropriate sections of the book. Along with Stop Press running into 800 odd pages containing text of latest Amendment Acts, Rules, Regulations, Guidelines, Schemes, Departmental Circulars, Clarifications, Press Notes, Notifications etc. ETC.! The present new edition is being offered packed into 2 Boxes sold separately. Box 1 Reprint 2006 (Statutorily Updated till May, 2006 at appropriate places) contains 3 Parts of Treatise and 1 Part of Appendices (Appendix 1 to 150) running into 9500 plus pages. Box 2 Original Print 2004 (Optional purchase) contains 2 Parts of Appendices (Appendix 151 to 326) together running into 4000 plus pages. The present new edition encompasses within its extensive bounds all amendments made by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2002 (1 of 2003), the Companies (Second Amendment) Act, 2002 (11 of 2003), the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2006 (23 of 2006) along with e-filling of e-forms incorporating them at appropriate places of the book. In its attempt to keep abreast of the latest developments, the new edition has taken due stock of FEMA, 1999, NBFC Directions, 1998, SEBI Act, 1992 with thorough coverage of case law references, SEBI Guidelines 2000 for Disclosure and Investor

Protection and other various Guidelines, Rules and Regulations issued in respect of securities market, delegation of various powers and functions to SEBI under the Companies Act, 1956 and Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956, etc.The new edition has been thoroughly revised, even re-written at places, adding further useful notes and comments in respect of several matters of Company Law Procedures and Practice and brought completely up-to-date. In this NEW EDITION the editors have considered in detail all current topics, equal stress has been laid to make the book more practical, more authoritative, more exhaustive by adding more than 125,000 lines and discussing more than 3,500 additional cases (Indian & Foreign) decided by the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts and Foreign Courts adding nearly 4000 additional pages together in both the Boxes to the new edition.Almost all Departmental Circulars, Clarifications, Notifications, Press Notes issued till date have been discussed with original extracts along with thought-provoking interpretations and comments under the sections. A very special feature of this edition is a thorough coverage of of Compliance Certificate Rules with the help of the ICSI Guidance Note on Compliance Certificate, and up-to-date revised Secretarial Action Points, Practice Notes, Check-list, list of Documents involved and petitions to be filed with Company Law Board. Yet another important feature of this edition is the discussions of various pronouncements and guidelines of the ICAI in the shape of Accounting and Auditing Practices, Statements and Standards, Guidance Notes and Opinions in brief but in exhaustive manner under appropriate sections of the book relating to Accounts and Audit. New edition carries nearly 326 useful Appendices duly cross referenced under appropriate sections bound in 3 separate handy Parts. Appendix Part 1 contains Appendix 1 to 150 sold with Box 1. Appendices Part 2 containing Appendix 151 to 255 and Appendices Part 3 containing Appendix 256 to 326 packed in Box 2 is sold separately and is optional for the buyers.

This edition, in nut-shell, is the most authoritative, exhaustive, radically revised, enlarged and most up-to-date on the subject and there is little doubt that for its tried and proven utility, the book in its present edition will have its Biblical place on the shelf of every Lawyer, Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary, Company Administrator, Company Executive, and all such individuals who are in anyway concerned with the Company Law. Needless to say that the fine print and the fascinating get-up of this new edition will only add to the spell of the book on our patrons.”

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