The New Company Act 2013 promises to regulate the method of doing business in India. The new law will make acquisitions, mergers and restructuring easier for companies, empower private equity investors to enforce various agreements and increase transparency.


VCCircle Training's one day training seminar on New Companies Law - Impact on PE/VC and M&A Framework will analyze the impact of the new law on various stakeholders involved in M&A and private equity investments in India. The objective is to present the changes in the law relating to merger/demerger processes, cross border mergers, fast track mergers between small companies and holding – subsidiaries. Also, spotlight on provisions relating to minority shareholders’ protection, private equity investors empowerment, voting rights, class action suits, board and governance issues and exit options to investors.


Who should attend:

- Executives involved in PE/VC and M&A Deals

- Corporate/General/In-house Counsel

- Investment/Fund Managers

- VPs & Managers from Legal Department

- Private Equity & Venture Capitalist

- Managing Directors & Senior Management

- Investment Bankers

- CFOs and Senior Finance Executives

-Law Firms & Consultants

- Executives of M&A Team


09.00 AM – 09:30 AM : Registration


09: 30 AM - 9:45 AM: Opening Remarks / Introduction  


09: 45 AM - 01:00 PM: Module 1 (15mins Tea Break at 11 AM)

Module 1: Provisions related to Private Equity Investments under New Companies Act 2013


09:45 AM - 11:00AM:

  • Empowerment PE Investors to enforce various agreements and checks

  • Transferability of Shares

  • Definition of "subsidiary"

  • Listed Companies

  • Provision of Entrenchment clauses

  • Tag along and drag along rights put and call options

  • Greater Control on Private Companies

  • Restrictions on multi-layered structures

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM  : Tea Break


11: 15 AM - 01:00 PM 

 Voting Rights

         - Rights of Preference Shareholders

         - Differential Voting Rights

         - Entrenchment Provisions

         - Voting on Related Party Matters


Applicability of Preferential Allotment to Private Companies


Exit Options to Investors


Board and Governance Issues  

    - Number of Directors

    - Independent Directors   

    - Immunity to independent directors                                                                                                                                                               

01: 00 PM – 01:45 PM : Networking Lunch


01:45 PM - 4:30 PM : Module 2 (30 mins Tea Break at 2:45 PM)

Module 2 :   Provisions related to Mergers & Acquisitions under New Companies Act 2013


01:45 PM – 2:45 PM :

Provisions relating to Mergers, Amalgamations & Arrangements under the New Act

   -  M&A - Restructuring/Arrangement

   -  M&A - Cash repatriation


Mergers of Indian Companies:

  - Holding & Subsidiary companies

  - Small Companies

  - Other Companies

  - Reverse Mergers

  - Minority Squeeze Outs 


Regulatory Approvals, Procedure & Process of M&As under new NCLT Regime


02:45 PM - 03:15 PM : Tea Break


3:15 PM - 04:30 PM

  • Investor Protection

  • Class Action Suits

  • Insider Trading provisions

4:30 PM - Closing Remarks

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Venue :


The Lalit

Sahar Airport Road,
Chimatpada, Andheri East,
Mumbai -400059

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