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Role of Chief Compliance Officer in Banking compliance functioning-RBI Guidelines-As part of robust compliance system, banks are required, inter-alia, to have an effective compliance culture, independent corporate compliance function and a strong compliance risk management programme at bank and group level. Such an independent compliance function is required to be headed by a designated Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) selected through a suitable process with an appropriate ‘fit and proper’ evaluation/selection criteria to manage compliance risk effectively.
Automation of Income Recognition, Asset Classification and Provisioning processes in banks-RBI-Banks shall keep the business logic and other parameters/configurations of the System updated to ensure that the System based identification, classification, provisioning and income recognition are strictly in compliance with the regulatory guidelines on an ongoing basis. There should be periodic system audit, at least once in a year, by Internal / External Auditors who are well versed with the system audit both on system parameters as also from the perspective of compliance to Income Recognition, Asset Classification and Provisioning guidelines.
Exchange Rates Notification-Govt of India-20/08/2020-EXCHANGE RATE-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the Notification No.69/2020-Customs(N.T.), dated 6th August, 2020 except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs hereby determines that the rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currencies specified in column (2) of each of Schedule I and Schedule II annexed hereto, into Indian currency or vice versa, shall, with effect from 21st August, 2020,
Exchange rate of foreign currencies Conversion in India for Customs-02/07/2020-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the Notification No.53/2020-Customs(N.T.), dated 18th June, 2020 except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs hereby determines that the rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currencies specified in column (2) of each of Schedule I and Schedule II annexed hereto, into Indian currency
Lokpal (Complaint) Rules 2020-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 59 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 (1 of 2014), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules
Guidelines on COVID Standard Health Policy-26/06/2020-In terms of Clause 5 of Guidelines on short term health insurance policies Ref: IRDAI/HLT/REG/CIR/156/05/2020 dated 23rd June, 2020, the policies issued under these guidelines will remain valid till 31st March, 2021.
RBI Monthly Bulletin-June 2020-The Bulletin includes RBI Governor’s statement, Monetary Policy Statement, 2020-21, Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies, four Articles and Current Statistics. The four articles are: I. Quarterly Estimates of Households’ Financial Assets and Liabilities; II. Issues in Non-Bank Financial Intermediation; III. Market Financing Conditions for NBFCs: Issues and Policy Options; and IV Provisional Accounts of Central Government Finances 2019-20: An Assessment.
RBI COVID-19 – Regulatory Package-27/03/2020-In respect of all term loans (including agricultural term loans, retail and crop loans), all commercial banks (including regional rural banks, small finance banks and local area banks), co-operative banks, all-India Financial Institutions, and NBFCs (including housing finance companies) (“lending institutions”) are permitted to grant a moratorium of three months on payment of all instalments1 falling due between March 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020.
RBI Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies-6/2/2020-This Statement sets out various developmental and regulatory policy measures for improving credit flows to certain sectors; reinforcing monetary transmission; strengthening regulation and supervision; broadening and deepening financial markets; and improving payment and settlement systems.
Circulars Review of Margin Framework for Commodity Derivatives Segment: SEBI-This circular is issued in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 11(1) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act 1992, read with Section 10 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 to protect the interests of investors in securities and to promote the development of, and to regulate the securities market.
The Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019-any person belonging to Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi or Christian community from Afghanistan, Bangladesh or Pakistan, who entered into India on or before the 31st day of December, 2014 shall not be treated as illegal migrant.
THE ARMS (AMENDMENT) BILL 2019-If any member of an organised crime syndicate or any person on its behalf has at any time has in his possession or carries any arms or ammunition in contravention of any provision of Chapter II shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than ten years but which may extend to imprisonment for life and shall also be liable to fine.
Number of ‘Traffic Accidents’ in India 2016: NCRB-Accidental Deaths & Suicides in India 2016 National Crime Records Bureau Report 2019 A total of 5,02,100 traffic accidents comprising of 4,73,050 road accidents, 25,927 railway accidents and 3,123 railway crossing accidents were reported; these […]
Suicides in India 2016: NCRB-National Crime Records Bureau Report 2019-Government servants accounted for 1.3% (1,739 out of 1,31,008) of the total suicide
victims as compared to 5.2% (6,761 out of 1,31,008) of total victims from Private Sector
Basic Telephone Service Amendment Regulations, 2019-Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Friday fixed phone call ring time at 30 seconds on mobiles and 60 seconds for landline phones, in case the call is neither answered nor rejected by the susbcriber.
The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019-The Ladakh Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir has a large area but is sparsely populated with a very difficult terrain. There has been a long pending demand of people of Ladakh, to give it the status of a Union Territory to enable them to realise their aspirations. The Union Territory of Ladakh will be without Legislature.
Further, keeping in view the prevailing internal security situation, fuelled by cross border terrorism in the existing State of Jammu and Kashmir, a separate Union Territory for Jammu and Kashmir is being created. The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will be with legislature.
Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Act, 2019-An Act to provide for a comprehensive mechanism to ban the unregulated deposit schemes, other than deposits taken in the ordinary course of business, and to protect the interest of depositors
National Medical Commission Act, 2019-An Act to provide for a medical education system that improves access to quality and affordable medical education, ensures availability of adequate and high quality medical professionals in all parts of the country; that promotes equitable and universal healthcare that encourages community health perspective and makes services of medical professionals accessible to all the citizens; that promotes national health goals; that encourages medical professionals to adopt latest medical research in their work and to contribute to research; that has an objective periodic and transparent assessment of medical institutions and facilitates maintenance of a medical register for India and enforces high ethical standards in all aspects of medical services; that is flexible to adapt to changing needs and has an effective grievance redressal mechanism
Consumer Protection Act, 2019-(Act No. 35 of 2019) Dated: 09.08.2019. The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 9th August, 2019, and is hereby published for general information:- An Act […]
Code on Wages, 2019-An Act to amend and consolidate the laws relating to wages and bonus and matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. (1) The Payment of Wages Act, 1936 (4 of 1936), the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (11 of 1948), the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 (21 of 1965) and the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976 (25 of 1976) are hereby repealed.
The Direct Selling Guidelines 2016-hese guidelines, may be called the Direct Selling Guidelines 2016. These are issued as guiding principles for State Governments to consider regulating the business of "Direct Selling" and Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) and strengthen the existing regulatory mechanism on Direct Selling and MLM, for preventing fraud and protecting the legitimate rights and interests of consumers.
West Bengal Higher Judicial Service 2020-Applications are invited from eligible Indian citizens for selection of the District Judge, as referred to in clause (a) of sub-rule (1) of rule 24 of the West Bengal Judicial (Conditions of Service) Rules, 2004
NUMBER OF VACANCIES : Six (6)
WEST BENGAL JUDICIAL SERVICE 2020 NOTIFICATION 17th day of June, 2020
Draft National Education Policy 2019 – MHRD-The Indian education system produced scholars like Charaka and Susruta, Aryabhata, Bhaskaracharya, Chanakya, Patanjali and Panini, and numerous others. They made seminal contributions to world knowledge in diverse fields such as mathematics, astronomy, metallurgy, medical […]
Notification on Padma Awards-Notification on Padma Awards-2019 Notification on Padma Awards-2017 Notification on Padma Awards-2015 BALAJI RAGHAVAN AND S.P. ANAND Vs. UNION OF INDIA [ ALL SC 1995 DECEMBER] BYADVOCATETANMOYONSEPTEMBER 14, 2018 Bharat Ratna and […]
Hallmarking Regulations 2018-MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION (Department of Consumer Affairs) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 14th June , 2018 S.O 2421(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section […]
US Presidential Executive Order on Protecting Vulnerable Newborn and Infant Children-25/09/2020--Purpose. Every infant born alive, no matter the circumstances of his or her birth, has the same dignity and the same rights as every other individual and is entitled to the same protections under Federal law. Such laws include the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), 42 U.S.C. 1395dd, which guarantees, in hospitals that have an emergency department, each individual’s right to an appropriate medical screening examination and to either stabilizing treatment or an appropriate transfer. They also include section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Rehab Act), 29 U.S.C. 794, which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities by programs and activities receiving Federal funding.
India-SL Joint Statement on Virtual Bilateral Summit-26/09/2020-Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa welcomed the announcement made by Prime Minister Modi of India’s grant assistance of US$ 15 million for promotion of Buddhist ties between the two countries. The grant will assist in deepening people-to-people linkages between the two countries in the sphere of Buddhism including inter alia through construction/renovation of Buddhist monasteries, capacity development, cultural exchanges, archaeological cooperation, reciprocal exposition of The Buddha’s relics, strengthening engagement of Buddhist scholars and clergy etc.
IT Department launched Faceless Income Tax Appeals-The Income Tax Department today launched Faceless Income Tax Appeals. Under Faceless Appeals, all Income Tax appeals will be finalised in a faceless manner under the faceless ecosystem with the exception of appeals relating to serious frauds, major tax evasion, sensitive & search matters, International tax and Black Money Act. Necessary Gazette notification has also been issued today.
Legisprudence-A New Theoretical Approach to Legislation Luc J.Wintgens(ed)-Legislation, it is said, is a matter of politics, and politics is not rational. Politics is a power game, which results in compromises framed into a legislative or statutory structure. This power game seems to have its own logic and, most of the time, the results outweigh any other form of logic.
Can God and Caesar Coexist, Balancing Religious Freedom and International Law-Robert F. Drinan-The Catholic Church did not always seek religious freedom for every believer. For centuries the Church held to the conviction that governments should be required to discourage and even ban not only non-Christian religions but any version of Christianity that differed from Catholicism. Butin the Second Vatican Council radically altered that doctrine, so that now the Catholic Church strongly states that any governmental coercion of individuals to adhere or not to adhere to any religion is wrong.
Repugnant Laws: Judicial Review of Acts of Congress from the Founding to the Present-Keith Whittington-A hundred years ago there were serious and lively debates over whether courts should even have the power to strike down acts of elected legislatures. Those debates are largely in the past. Courts now routinely, almost casually, invalidate legislation. But the reaction judicial review now provokes is rather different. Few argue that judges should abandon the power to review and invalidate the deliberate acts of other government officials.