More Details about A Ramaiya Guide To The Companies Act, 18th Edition Set of 5 Volumes

General Information  
Author(s)A Ramaiya
PublisherLexis Nexis
Edition18th Edition
Publish YearDecember 2014


The eighteenth edition examines the relationship between the Companies Act 2013 and the Companies Act 1956 and to address unique challenges/issues arising out of concurrent operation of two Acts and throws light on ambiguities and uncertainties in the law. Diverse Contributor profile with rich experience in regulatory, compliance, litigation, transaction advisory role, as well as accounting and auditing. Contributors include, senior advocates, former member of the company law board, partners of the  big four accounting firms, and top tier corporate law firms, company secretaries, and chartered accountants.

Rules, Clarifications, Notifications and Orders issued under Companies Act 2013 and Allied Legislation (SEBI Regulations, FEMA Regulations, RBI Master Circulars etc.) updated as on the date of going to press. Covers Detailed appendixes, providing rules, regulations, orders issued under Companies Act 2013, and Companies Act 1956, as well as Allied legislation and regulations issued thereunder.


“Ramaiya’s Guide to the Companies Act represents the most thorough and comprehensive reference work on corporate law….relied on and cited in various judgments…”
— Justice Ruma Pal, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India
“This edition provides the requisite clarity and comprehensiveness that Ramaiya, as the definitive treatise on the subject, has manifested for decades.”
— M. Damodaran, Chairman, Excellence Enablers Pvt. Ltd. & Former Chairman, SEBI
“Ramaiya’s commentary has over many decades been the benchmark for any reference and research on the Companies Act.”
— V. Lakshmikumaran, Managing Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
“As always, Ramaiya is a must have for every lawyer. The depth of research and insight it contains makes it invaluable. With the coming into force of the new Companies Act, 2013 and the new complexities in this area of law, Ramaiya becomes even more invaluable.”
— Zia Mody, Founding Partner, AZB & Partners
“Since its first edition in 1956, Ramaiya and company law have been inseparable in the minds of Indian corporate lawyers. Ramaiya’s Guide to the Companies Act has remained the most admired volume – perhaps the most cited work in Indian company courts and tribunals. … It will be no exaggeration to say that this book is the most productive investment for practitioners in corporate laws.”
— Jyoti Sagar, Chairman & Founder, J. Sagar Associates

Key Features:-

  • Comprehensive and authoritative commentary on the new Companies Act 2013
  • Side by side analysis of Companies Act 1956 and Companies Act 2013
  • New Concepts/provisions introduced by Companies Act 2013 analyzed and discussed
  • Commentary prepared by experts in corporate law
  • Rules, Clarifications, Notifications and Orders issued under Companies Act 2013
  • Analysis and in-depth coverage of Companies Act, as well as Allied legislation