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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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) vide Order File No. 15(31)2020-FoSCoS-RCD-FSSAIpt1-Part(I) on 13th January 2023, issued an order regarding the mandatory upload of six-monthly lab testing reports on FoSCoS. As per the order, the Food Authority has mandated that all Manufacturers (including Repackers and Relabellers) shall, through FoSCoS, either upload six monthly […]

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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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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has notified Guidelines for Uplinking and Downlinking of Satellite Television Channels in India, 2022 that has eased grant of permissions for uplinking and Downlinking of private satellite Television channels, setting-up of teleports, Uplinking by Indian News Agencies and use of DSNG/SNG/ENG. These Guidelines have replaced existing Policy Guidelines for Uplinking/Downlinking […]

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Introduction:- In exercise of powers conferred by Section 3 read with Sections 5 and 9 of the Foreign Trade (D&R) Act, 1992 read with paragraphs 1.02 and 2.01 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, the Central Government with a view to promote ‘Make in India’ and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiatives has amended the import policy from […]

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ESI compliances by companies registered through MCA in case of non applicability of ESI Under new process of registration of Companies on MCA portal, companies are also getting registered under ESI and PF irrespective of the applicability such laws. This has been causing problem both for the companies not covered under ESI to do the […]

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