In the latest notification issued by The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) under Ministry of Commerce and Industry, India vide Public Notice No. 20/2023 dated June 30, 2023, the last date to apply for availing the benefits under the Amnesty Scheme for one-time settlement of non-compliance in export obligation for Advance Authorization and Export […]

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CBDT (Central Board of Direct Taxes) vide its notification S.O. 2276(E) dated the 24th May, 2023 has increased the maximum amount receivable by its employees as cash equivalent of leave salary (leave encashment) in respect of the period of earned leave at their credit at the time of their retirement, whether superannuation or otherwise to […]

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Assam Labour Welfare Department has issued a notification on 27.07.2022 regarding instructions for stringent compliance of each provision of the Factories Act 1948 and the Rules made thereunder in the interest of the health and safety of the workers. It is observed that there is a sudden surge in the number and frequency of accidents […]

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There are various laws in China which put restrictions on cross-border data transfer. Cyber Security Law of the People’s Republic of China (CSL) and Personal Information Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China (PIPL) are the main laws which mandate to store personal and critical information within the territory China. Requirement of data localization […]

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In order to mitigate the risk associated with the outsourcing of IT activities by Regulated Entities (Res) while maintaining compliance obligations and responsibilities towards their customers, On 10th April 2023 Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released a Master Direction on Outsourcing of Information Technology Services. The direction would be effective from first of October 2023 […]

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CBDT has introduced another compliance for Corporates wherein they have to deduct TDS at higher rate if a person does not have her Aadhaar-PAN linked by 31st March 2023. Initially the CBDT had prescribed the date for linking Pan and Aadhaar as 30th June, 2022 but have extended this date till 31st March, 2023. Consequences […]

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As per Section 4 (1) of the POSH Act 2013, every employer should constitute an Internal Compliant Committee at workplace and in case there are multiple offices then each such office should have such committee. Extracts of the relevant section is as under “4(1) Every employer of a workplace shall, by an order in writing, […]

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FSSAI has introduced addition compliance by amending Regulation 10(4) of Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) Regulations, 2020 vide Food Safety and Standards (Labelling & Display) Amendment Regulations, 2022 to mandate the use of words “NON-RETAIL CONTAINER – NOT FOR DIRECT SALE TO CONSUMER” or such other statement/mark to clearly identify those packages that […]

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Labour Department of Haryana vide its Notification. No. 17217 dt. 07.06.2022 had laid down a set of conditions for the establishment/management to avail exemption for employing women during night shift. Despite being a welcome step for industries engaged in service sector like IT & ITES but some of the conditions like employment of women security […]

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In exercise of power conferred by Section 39 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, the Central Government with a view to promote ease of doing business and transparency transaction of registered vehicles, has introduced the Central Motor Vehicles (Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Rules, 2022 effective from 1st day of April, 2023. India’s market for used vehicles has […]

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