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Associate in the General Corporate Practice at the Mumbai office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Kunal has graduated from Gujarat National Law University in 2019. He can be reached at kunal.gopal@cyrilshroff.com

 Decriminalising Companies Act Offences

Via the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019, recommendations of the Committee to Review Offences under the Companies Act, 2013 (Committee) to re-categorise 16 out of 81 compoundable offences under the Companies Act, 2013 (Act) as civil liabilities were accepted. In a move to further relax the provisions, the Government has constituted a Company Law Committee to review aspects of criminalization in the remaining compoundable and non-compoundable offences under the Act.[1]
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