Awareness sessions on Companies Act, 2017 and Cyber Crimes Act 2016 by Mr. Khurram Rashid

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Khurram Rashid, lead counsel at K-Legal Law firm (formerly partner in Surridge & Beecheno Law Firm), conducted sessions, exclusively for OICCI members on November 22, 2017, to give an overview on a number of important matters relating to the Companies Act, 2017 and Cyber Crimes Act 2016.

Both the back to back sessions were appreciated by the participants as Khurram Rashid explained in detail some of the new clauses in the Companies  Act 2017, including matters relating to Section 452 – ‘Companies’ Global Registrar of beneficial ownership’, Section 208 – ‘Related Party Transactions’, Section 166 – ‘Manner of selection of independent directors and maintenance of databank of independent directors’ and other important changes.

The participants asked a number of questions, in respect of both the Acts, which were answered by Khurram Rashid.

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