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Depository receipts are securities used to raise capital in offshore markets. Depository receipts are traded in the offshore market and have a corresponding Indian security as their underlying. For example, Indian companies can issue American Depository Receipts (ADR) to raise capital from American shareholders and Global Depository Receipts (GDR) to raise capital from European and other markets. Similarly, Indian law allows foreign companies to raise capital in India by issuing Indian Depository Receipts.
Depositary Scheme, 2014, which was notified by the Central Government with effect from December 15, 2014, is comprehensive regulation regulating the transaction of Depositary receipts which is based on the report of the Sahoo Committee, under the chairmanship of Mr. M.S. Sahoo. Prior to this, the Depositary receipts were governed by Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds and Ordinary Shares (Through Depositary Receipt Mechanism) Scheme, 1993. The 1993 Scheme, however, still continues to apply on Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds.
About the Course
This is a micro course which explains the guiding principle of DRs, taxing issues with respect to DRs, regulatory compliance, and liabilities that are required to be taken care of by a company planning for business expansions and working towards building global reputation.
After taking this course, you will be well acquainted with the commercial purposes behind issuing/ buying Depository Receipts, Tax issues encircling the Depository Receipts, parties involved in the issuance of Depository Receipts, the advantages, and risks involved in Depositary Receipts, regulatory framework surrounding the Depository Receipts.
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