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National Seminar

on

Contemporary Educational Crisis:

Integrated Approaches to

Higher Education and Research

Dates: November 20-22, 2014

Organised by

Department of Social Work and

Department of Philosophy,

Assam University, Silchar-788011,

Assam (India)

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Academia / Corporate / Research Scholars / Students

Dear Sir / Madam,

Warm Greetings!

We feel immense pleasure in inviting you to the X International Conference on Management and Business Research (ICMBR) to be held on December 26 and 27, 2014 at Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh). The above conference is being organized by Society of Technical and Management Professionals.

Society of Technical and Management Professionals set up for excellence in the field of Management and Technical Education. The said conference aims at sharing research and experience based knowledge among researchers, academicians and practitioners on contemporary field of Management and Business. Original research papers/case studies/articles covering issues, practices, techniques and strategies in various aspects of Management and Business as per sub-themes mentioned in the conference tracks are invited for presentation in the conference from Management Professionals, Industry practitioners, Academicians, Researchers, Consultants and Students.

Kindly forward the mail to your friend and others as well.

For further details, you may contact conference coordinators, or mail us at

stmpresearch@gmail.com,

stmpres1@gmail.com

Web Site: www.stmp.co.in

Thanking you,

STMP Research Team

08826319957

CALL FOR PAPERS: EDITED BOOK (WITH ISBN) ON “COMPANIES ACT 2013: A PARADIGM SHIFT IN INDIAN CORPORATE LAW REGIME”

 

TITLE OF BOOK- “COMPANIES ACT 2013: A PARADIGM SHIFT IN INDIAN CORPORATE LAW REGIME” (WORKING TITLE)

 

Editor-in-Chief:   Vaneeta Patnaik,  Asst. Professor of Law, WBNUJS

 

The new Companies Act 2013 replaced old Companies Act, 1956. The new Act partially made effective w.e.f. 12th September, 2013 makes comprehensive provisions to govern all listed and unlisted companies in the country. So far the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified and made effective 283 sections, out of total 470 sections. The MCA has also issued final rules relating to 19 chapters, covering most of the notified sections. Schedule II (regarding depreciation) has also been amended. SEBI, vide Circular dated 17 April 2014, amended Clauses 35B and 49 of the Listing Agreement. Revised Clause 49 (RC 49) among other matters deals with aspects such as related party transactions, independent directors, Audit Committee and vigil mechanism. Purpose of RC49 is to align the requirements of the listing agreement with the 2013 Act.

Replacing the 58-year-old legislation, the new law has stricter norms for independent directors, auditors, key appointments and standards of conduct. The sections notified include some key provisions related to public and private placement, allotment of securities, resolutions requiring special notice, powers to the Serious Fraud Investigation Office, one-person company, related-party transaction, audit and auditors, qualification of directors, board and its powers and revival and rehabilitation of sick companies, among others.

In recognition of the staggering impact of the new Companies Act on trade and commerce in India, we welcome submissions from academicians, practitioners, students, researchers and experts from within the legal community on different aspects of the new Companies Act, 2013 for an edited book on the subject. This book to be published by a reputed publisher attempts to bring out the significant changes and its impact as introduced by the 2013 Act compared to the 1956 Act. We have a strong preference for articles that assert and defend a well-reasoned position.

THEMES AND SUB-THEMES:

I.CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ITS TAX IMPLICATION

  1. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
  2. Disclosures
  3. Director’s responsibility
  4. Appointment of Auditor, Rotation of auditor, Auditor’s responsibility, Audit Committee, Internal Audit
  5. Depreciation (Amendments to Schedule II to the 2013 Act)
  6. Related parties transactions
  7. Interaction between 2013 Act and Revised Clause 49
  8. Loans to directors and subsidiaries
  9. Woman Director
  10. Independent Director
  11. Nomination and Remuneration Committee (NRC)
  12. Forward dealing and insider training
  13. E-governance

III. OTHER IMPORTANT CHANGES

  1. Uniform Financial Year and its implications.
  2. National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA)
  3. Dividend
  4. Mergers, Amalgamation and reconstruction
  5. Dilution of the distinction between private companies and public companies
  6. Reduction of Capital, Buy-back of shares and Buying out of minority shareholding (Capital Structuring)
  7. Securities and Deposits
  8. One person company
  9. Rehabilitation and Liquidation process

 

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline of Abstract Submission: 30th November, 2014

Notification of Acceptance: 30th December, 2014

Deadline of Full Paper Submission: 30th January, 2015

Expected Publication Date: 30th April, 2015

 

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES:

Papers may be submitted under the following categories:

Articles (5000 to 12000 words*)

Essays (3000 to 5000 words*)

 

*Please note that the word limit is exclusive of footnotes.

 

Articles: They must deal with a theme of interest or importance comprehensively and are expected to show an extensive coverage of existing literature and an in-depth analysis.

Essays: Submissions in the form of essays must concisely analyse specific contemporary issues in corporate law.

GUIDELINES:

All manuscripts must be accompanied by:

  1. A covering letter with the name(s) of the author(s), institution/affiliation, the title of the manuscript and contact information.
  2. An abstract of not more than 300 words describing the submission.
  3. Co-authorship (However, not more than 2 authors per piece) is permitted.

 

No biographical information or references, including the name(s) of the author (s), affiliation(s) and acknowledgements should be included in the text of the manuscript, file name or document properties. All such information may be incorporated in the covering letter accompanying the manuscripts.

Submissions are preferred in Times New Roman font, double-spaced. Main text should be in font size 12 and footnotes in font size 10.

Only footnotes (and not end-notes) should be used as a method of citation. Submissions must conform to the Bluebook (19th edition) system of citation.

Only electronic submissions are accepted. Submissions can be emailed to companylawsubmissions@gmail.com  under the subject heading ‘Theme —– Sub-Theme —— Submission —- Name of Article/Essay’. All submissions should be made in MS Word format (.doc) or (.docx).

For any clarifications, please contact us at companylawsubmissions@gmail.com

Contact Person- Ms. Aisha Ahmed Sharfi (8017206021)

All contributions submitted should be original. Authors are also required to inform the Editorial Board if they have submitted their manuscript to another law journal and if they have received an offer of publication. Authors may request an expedited review on this basis. It shall be within the discretion of the Editorial Board to grant an expedited review.

 

International Conference

On

Transnational Corruption: Challenges and Resolutions

On 14-15 March 2015

Organised By

Centre for Transparency and Accountability in Governance,

National Law University Delhi, India

In Collaboration with the Transparency International India, New Delhi

Link for details:

http://www.nludelhi.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/intal-conf-on-corruption.pdf

 

UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Good Governance: Problems & Challenges in India

The rising of problems on improper implementation of laws, Delays in implementation of policies, Red-tapeism, Lack of clarity about the rules & regulations by the private entrepreneurs, Absence of effective accounting system has compelled the people for searching Good Governance.However in India the above problems have influenced the social scientists to introspect the matter for better governance and it stands as a challenge before it.
There is an increasing demand of greater transparency, accountability and better governance for the development of India. This seminar will address the concept of governance and accountability of Public Servants, Public & Private organizations etc. It is to analyze and estimate how they can enhance responsiveness and accountability to their clients/citizens. Many have been experimenting with new ways to organize themselves. Others have been challenged to be more responsive and accountable to their clients/citizens.
The goals of the seminar are:
• To synthesize the fragmented ideas of governance.
• To improve governance by integrating academic research.
• To formulate standard public policy for governance.
The seminar shall try to focus and invites papers on the issues as sub-themes for discussion on the topic
given below.
Thrust areas for discussion:
1. Innovative role of media & Civil Society
2. E Governance Vs Good Governance
3. Changing role of the Bureaucracy towards Good Governance.
4. The practicability of Government policies.
5. Movements for Good Governance
6. Perceptions of the Citizen, Government & Political Parties.
7. Over-activism of Civil Societies & Mal Practice.

Abstract Submission Deadline: November 15, 2014
Final Paper Submission Deadline: December 7, 2014

All communications & queries may be made with the organizing secretary by email ugchrseminar2010@gmail.com or Mobile No-9434121373 & 9178274377 regarding the seminar.

Accommodation:
We have no own accommodation facility, but by advance request of the participants we can arrange in the local hotels and the actual cost will be paid by the concerned delegates.
Travel Allowance:
All paper presenters will be paid travel expenses in shortest routes as per UGC norms.

Citation:

http://knowledgesteez.wordpress.com/2014/10/16/ugc-sponsored-national-seminar-on-good-governance-problems-challenges-in-india/

ONE DAY TRAINING ON HUMAN RIGHTS by RGNUL

Date : 22 November 2014
SUB THEMES OF THE TRAINING PROGRAMME

Session 1 – Introduction to Human Rights
• Constitutional provisions
• Universal declaration on Human Rights, 1948
• International Covenants regarding Human Rights

Session 2 – Human Rights Institutions in India
• Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993
• Composition and Functioning of NHRC/SHRCs
• Other National /State Commissions

Session 3 – Rights of Women and Children
•UN Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women, 1979 (CEDAW) and its optional protocols
•UN Convention on Rights of Child, 1989 and its optional protocols

Session 4 – Rights of other vulnerable groups
• Bonded Labour issues and the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976
• Child Labour issues and Child Labour (prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986
• SC/ST issues and Schedules Caste and Schedules Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989
• Civil Liberties Act, 1988 and the Forest Rights Act, 2006

Interested Participants shall register by sending an email regarding the same on casihr@rgnul.ac.in on or before 10 November 2014.

Link : http://rgnul.ac.in/fwb.pdf

Citation:

http://knowledgesteez.wordpress.com/2014/10/18/one-day-training-on-human-rights-human-rights-by-rgnul/

NATIONAL SEMINAR/ Workshop On Right to Information Act

Venue : Department of Laws, BPS Women University, Khanpur kalan

Date : November 19, 2014

The soft copy of Paper with abstract should be sent to the co-ordinator of the seminar at pkmalik2006@yahoo.co.in on or before 5th November, 2014.

All papers/ presentation should relate to following sub-themes:

• Indian Constitutional and Right to Know

• RTI and Good Governance

• Social Science Perspective of RTI

• Use and misuse of RTI

• RTI regulatory mechanism

• Role & Responsibilities of ASPIO/SPIO

CONTACTS

For any further query/clarification please contact:

Dr. Parmod Malik, Asst. Professor cum SPIO, Dept. of Laws

Ph: 9466725404 Email : pkmalik2006@yahoo.co.in

BROCHURE : RTI Final

Citation:

http://knowledgesteez.wordpress.com/2014/10/19/national-seminar-workshop-on-right-to-information-act/

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