Corporate Updates – 02-11-2015


MCA has notified New Form AOC – 4 CFS (Form for filing consolidated financial statements and other documents with the Registrar), which is available for filing w.e.f 1st Nov 2015. Further, the Versions of forms AOC-4 (XBRL) and AOC – 4​ Attachment are modified w.e.f 1st Nov 2015. MCA has also made necessary changes w.r.t SRN of form ADT-1 filed for intimation of appointment of the auditor in case of Government Companies and First Auditors under section 139(5)/ (6)/ (7) of the Companies Act, 2013. Now all such companies can enter the SRN ‘Z99999999’ for any such appointment while filing Form AOC – 4. Only new version of the eForm will be acceptable. Stakeholders are requested to plan accordingly and ensure that you have downloaded the latest version for filing and uploading the latest version only. Form-wise date of last version change is available at on the website of MCA.


RBI has made Amendment to the Prevention of Money Laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, 2005 w.r.t Submission of ‘Officially Valid Documents’ and notified the Prevention of Money Laundering (Maintenance of Records) (PML) Third Amendment Rules, 2015. Reserve Bank has been receiving references/representations from banks and individuals regarding the problems faced by persons who change their name due to marriage or otherwise, in submitting an ‘Officially Valid Document’ (OVD) while opening a new bank account or during periodic updation exercise or incorporating the name change in the existing accounts. For the said purpose, a document shall be deemed to an “officially valid document” even if there is a change in the name subsequent to its issuance, provided it is supported by a marriage certificate issued by the State Government or a Gazette notification, indicating such a change of name.

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