merger and acquisition

Tax cases settled before April 1 won’t be reopened: Mukherjee


May 30th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) In a bid to soothe investors' concerns over retrospective amendments to tax laws, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said the government would not reopen ... Read more...

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Tax law change may yield Rs.40,000 crore: Government


April 24th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The proposed retrospective changes in the income tax law that seeks to bring overseas transactions involving Indian assets into the tax net is likely ... Read more...

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Business sentiments worse than reality: Adi Godrej (Interview)


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Indian economy and businesses are passing through difficult times due to lack of reforms and governance, but the sentiments are even worse than ... Read more...

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Proposed tax law change ‘clarificatory’, says Pranab


April 20th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Amid growing criticism from various quarters over the proposed retrospective changes in the tax law, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that changes in the ... Read more...

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Tax law change ’scaring’ overseas investors: Karan Bilimoria (Interview)


April 15th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Indian government's move to amend a law retrospectively to tax global merger and acquisition transactions involving Indian assets is "scaring" foreign investors and ... Read more...

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Chidambaram overruled officials on 2G, apex court told


April 4th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Wednesday that Home Minister P. Chidambaram, in his earlier capacity of finance minister, overruled officials who favoured an upward ... Read more...

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Chinese firm terminates six overseas projects


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the country's largest oil and gas producer, has terminated six exploration projects in Libya and Niger amid ongoing political turbulence in ... Read more...

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Fuel a great risk to Indian thermal power plants: Deloitte


August 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Inadequate supplies of fuel is beginning to emerge as the biggest risk to thermal power projects in India, according to a report released by global ... Read more...

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New telecom policy to be announced by October: Sibal


July 25th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said that the government will announce the new telecom policy by October."By September it will get approved and by October ... Read more...

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India to liberalise merger and acquisition norms


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) India will further liberalise norms to facilitate mergers and acquisitions that have been one of the biggest contributors to the country's industrial expansion, an official said ... Read more...

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New merger, acquisition norms unveiled; to take effect from June 1


May 11th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The competition watchdog Wednesday notified new merger and acquisition norms, making it mandatory for large corporates to seek its approval before going in for high-value ... Read more...

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Govt. committed to bring fair merger, acquisition regime for economic growth: Deora


April 21st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Union Minister of Corporate Affairs Murli Deora on Thursday said that the Competition Commission of India (CCI) will soon finalise regulation on mergers and acquisitions that may ... Read more...

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Sibal bats for spectrum audit, change in merger rules (Roundup)


April 11th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal Monday unveiled the broad framework of a new telecom policy which would usher in reforms such as audit ... Read more...

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Spectrum audit, merger reforms in new telecom policy (Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday unveiled the broad framework of a new telecom policy which would bring in reforms such as audit of spectrum ... Read more...

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Licenses, spectrum de-linked in new telecom policy


April 11th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday unveiled the broad framework of a new telecom policy which would bring in reforms such as audit of spectrum usage, ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular stock falls 4.52 percent


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular's stock fell 4.52 percent in intra-day trade Tuesday following reports that the company's licenses in six circles could be cancelled as ... Read more...

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Liberalise oversees acquisition norms: CII


February 20th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The growth of Indian multinational companies is severely restricted by the regulatory framework for cross-border transactions, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has said in a memorandum ... Read more...

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Government examining cross-border deals for tax evasion


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The government is examining several cross-border merger and acquisition deals, including Vodafone-Hutchison Essar, Barclays-Intelnet for possible tax evasion, Minister of State for Finance S.S. Palanimanickam said Friday."A ... Read more...

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Vodafone like deals under govt scanner for tax evasion


September 13th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Buoyed by the Bombay High Court's recent favourable verdict on Vodafone's tax liability case, the government has started examining similar merger and acquisition deals for possible tax ... Read more...

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India ninth most attractive investment destination: UN agency


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India climbed four notches to be ranked the ninth most attractive investment destination in 2009 with a total foreign direct investment inflow of $34.61 billion, a UN ... Read more...

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Many firms queue up for London Stock Exchange listing


March 11th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 11 (IANS) Fuelled by their global ambitions, several Indian companies from an array of sectors are seeking to get listed on the London Stock Exchange to reap benefits from the ... Read more...

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Most India Inc top honchos expect recovery to sustain


September 29th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A whopping 63 percent of top executives of India Inc believe a sustainable economic recovery is under way, according to a survey conducted by a leading think-tank. ... Read more...

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US stocks rally on merger deals


September 29th, 2009 - 6:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 28 (Xinhua) US stocks rallied Monday as investors take the merger-and-acquisition deals as a sign of economic recovery. Xerox said Monday it is buying the business processing company Affiliated Computer ... Read more...

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Inbound merger and acquisitions set to increase: Assocham


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Strong financials of domestic companies and robust demand in sectors like telecom, pharma and capital goods will kickstart inbound merger and acquisition (M&A) activities in India in ... Read more...

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Tech Mahindra says Satyam poses challenges


April 13th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Tech Mahindra, which Monday agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Satyam Computer Services, admitted the crisis-ridden IT firm's liabilities would add to the challenges usually associated ... Read more...

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‘Insurance merger and acquisition rules will protect policyholders’


December 19th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) The merger and acquisition (M&A) regulations to be drafted by the Indian insurance regulator will aim at protecting the interests of policyholders, particularly in the life insurance sector, ... Read more...

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Financial crisis hits global merger and acquisition deals


October 26th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Outbound merger and acquisition (M&A) deals have been hit by the global financial crisis, losing their valuation by 76 percent this year, according to an industry lobby ... Read more...

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Government not to oppose Jet-Kingfisher alliance if within law: Minister


October 15th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The government has no objection to the proposed alliance between Jet Airlines and Kingfisher if the operational details are within the existing legal and regulatory framework, Minister for ... Read more...

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Banking sector crippled for second consecutive day (Roundup)


September 25th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India's banking industry was crippled for the second consecutive day Thursday as more than 800,000 bank employees and officers continued their strike in protest against privatisation, merger ... Read more...

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Banking sector crippled for second consecutive day


September 25th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The country's banking industry was crippled for the second consecutive day Thursday as more than 800,000 bank employees and officers across India continued their strike opposing privatisation, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu bank employees on strike for second day


September 25th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Around 60,000 bank employees in Tamil Nadu went on strike for the second day Thursday as part of the nationwide shutdown called by bank unions to press for ... Read more...

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Opposing privatisation, 800,000 bank employees in India strike work (Round-up)


September 24th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) More than 800,000 bank employees from around 50,000 branches across India started a two-day strike Wednesday to oppose privatisation, merger and acquisition of state-owned banks. Reports from ... Read more...

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Over 800,000 bank employees strike work across India (Lead)


September 24th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) More than 800,000 bank employees from 50,000 branches across India started a two-day strike Wednesday to oppose privatisation, merger and acquisition of state-owned banks. Reports from Maharashtra, ... Read more...

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Bank employees go on nationwide strike


September 24th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Over 800,000 employees of 50,000 bank branches across India went on a two-day strike beginning Wednesday to press for their six-point charter of demands, including stopping of ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal acquires 49 percent in Brazil firm


August 11th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, Aug 11 (IANS) ArcelorMittal, the world's leading steel company, said Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire 49 percent of the share capital in Brazilian mining company Mineração Pirâmide Participações ... Read more...

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