GN Ramaswami, Partner, Assurance summarized the ICAI’s the guidance note on Audit of Investments for Taxsutra Click below for the article. ICAI Guidance Note on “Audit of Investments”
In this article, Sundeep Gupta, Partner, Accounting & Business Support and Indirect Taxation and Jayashree SK, Associate Director shared a snapshot on Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products[ . . . ]
Himanshu Srivastava, Director, Business Advisory wrote an article stating the problems and possible remedies by ensuring adequate protection. Click below for the article. Establishing Joint Venture
Published in ETCFO, this article was jointly authored by Himanshu Srivastava, Partner, Business Advisory and Shyam Ramakrishnan, Senior Manager where they wrote about various incentives available for SEZ units in[ . . . ]
Published by Taxsutra, this article was jointly authored by Bikramjit Singh Bedi, Partner; Jyoti Gupta, Senior Manager and Pragya Bansal, Assistant Manager, Taxation the authors discuss about the Faceless Assessment[ . . . ]
Himanshu Srivastava, Director, Business Advisory wrote an article on how one can harness opportunities during difficult times. Click below for the article. Corporate Restructuring Summary
Sunil Arora, Partner, Taxation co-authored an article with Mayank Sharma, Deputy Manager, Taxation for Taxmann on issues while taxing taxing the earn-out consideration in M&A. Click below for the article.[ . . . ]
G Viswanathan, Director, Accounting & Business Support, Chennai wrote an article for Taxsutra on Collection of GST by RWA with Monthly Subscription below INR 7,500. Click below for the article.[ . . . ]
Sunil Arora, Taxation Partner co-authored an article with Ameet Baid, Taxation, Senior Manager for Taxmann. He wrote regarding the "Most Favoured Nation Clause in Tax Treaties." Click below for the[ . . . ]
Parveen Kumar, National Head Assurance discusses with Taxsutra Greentick on how to carry out audit of Cash and Bank Balances & more. Click below to access the article ICAI's Guidance[ . . . ]
Parveen Kumar, National Head Assurance discusses with Taxsutra Greentick on how to carry out audit of Property, Plant & Equipment’ (PPE). Click below to access the article Synopsis of Guidance[ . . . ]
Published in ETCFO, this article covers the situation that the MSME sector in India is facing with the second wave and key policy moves that the government could take to[ . . . ]
Southern India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) invited Himanshu to speak at a panel discussion on “IBC Updates: Recent Amendments & Judgements”
In an interview with The Finance Story - Empowering Stories, Ajay spoke about ASA’s digital journey and how the company managed its own digital transformation and company-wide acceptance of it,[ . . . ]
Parveen Kumar, National Head Assurance discusses with Taxsutra Greentick “how you should deal with such situations and issue such special purpose certificates and reports.” Click here to access the article.
This article, published by Taxsutra Greentick, covered the interpretation and impact of the guidance note on Reports or Certificates for Special Purposes. Click Here to access the article
The Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) invited Ramaswami G N and Vinay to speak about the recent amendments in Schedule III of the Companies Act,2013 and CARO 2020. The objective[ . . . ]
In this interview with ACCA, Prateet spoke at length about his experience in understanding the needs of younger accountants and methods to attract and retain them in the organization. Click[ . . . ]
A summary of the impact of the new Labour Codes on employers and employees in the services sector. Click Here to access the article
Published in ETCFO, this article highlights the implications of RBI’s new norms for auditors as well as for investors. Click here to access the article
A summary of the impact of the new Labour Codes on employers and employees in the manufacturing sector. Click Here to access the article
The second part is focused on analysing the likely impact of the codes on employers in the service sector. Click here to access the article.
In this article by ETCFO discussing the impact of the current set of lockdowns on corporate compliances and quoted Keyur’s thoughts in favor of a postponement. Click Here to access[ . . . ]
BCIC Karnataka invited D Ramprasad and Vinay to speak about the recent amendments in Schedule III of the Companies Act,2013, what they mean for corporates in India and their impact.[ . . . ]
The first part is focused on analysing the likely impact of the codes on employers in the manufacturing sector. Click here to access the article.
The article was published in ETCFO, where Keyur shared his views on the deferment of new accounting norms and their likely impact on the banking sector and the economy at[ . . . ]
ASA Tax Expert Karthik SS writes about the challenges tax payer could face with the proposed changes in his article published on TaxSutra.Com. Click here to access the article.
Himanshu was invited by the World Trade Centre to speak about the implications of the new labour codes on employers and employees. The new rules would be effective soon and[ . . . ]
An interview of Ajay Sethi covering the story of ASA’s journey by Catarina Pimentel of M&A Worldwide. Click Here to access the article
In this article by ETCFO investigating the low rate of GST tax filing among taxpayers, Sundeep elucidated his views on the possible reasons behind the delay in filing the annual[ . . . ]
Interviewed by ETCFO, Sundeep spoke about the likely impact of the proposed amendment of shifting the onus from the auditor to the CFO. Click Here to access the article
A Japanese webinar on The Code on Social Security and The Industrial Relations Code spearhead by Himanshu Srivastava Click here to access the article.
An article by G Vishwanathan, Director, Accounting and Business Support in Motoring Trends Magazine for their anniversary edition Click here to access the article.
A Japanese webinar on The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code 2020 spearhead by Himanshu Srivastava Click here to access the article.
A webinar with experts panel, Sumeet Anand, Ajay Sethi, Jayant Krishna, Georg Graf & Mathieu Jouve-Villard discussed the strategies on how to chart your own recovery, post Union Budget 2021 on #BudgetWithASA. Click[ . . . ]
#BudgetWithASA- A session where we went through the budget announcements and their impact on corporate India. The key speakers were Ajay Sethi, Sunil Arora, Sundeep Gupta and K Venkatraman. Click here[ . . . ]
A webinar by Charles Russell Speechlys LLP with ASA & Associates LLP, Khaitan & Co and The Law Society. Click here to access the recording.
Keyur Dave, Mumbai's Practice Head wrote an article for ETCFO on CARO 2020. He believes that while true execution of stricter audit rules certainly requires time for users but its deferment again[ . . . ]
Sounder Rajan, Associate Director of Assurance, Chennai took a webinar for clients on CARO 2020 along with Santhosh Kumar on the topic of E-invoicing. Click here to access the recording.
Parveen Kumar, our National Head Assurance was at the panel discussion at CII Northern Region 7th Banking & Finance Summit on Friday, 18th December, 2020. Click here to access the recording.
Indian mid-segment, the heart of any economy, remains fragmented. See what our Japan Practice Head & Business Advisory Partner, Himanshu Srivastava has to say in the article with ETCFO on[ . . . ]
ASA in discussion with various panel of experts towards ROAD TO RECOVERY, Going Digital: Harnessing the Power of Technology. Click here to access the recording.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Telangana, recently organized the 3rd edition of MSME SUMMIT, a one day conference on Empowering MSMEs and Bringing the Growth Back on the virtual[ . . . ]
ASA in discussion with various panel of experts towards ROAD TO RECOVERY, Rethinking Your Business Model. Click here to access the recording.
ASA in discussion with various panel of experts towards ROAD TO RECOVERY, Business Continuity: Risk Management. Click here to access the recording.
ASA in discussion with various panel of experts towards ROAD TO RECOVERY, Tax Planning - Gearing Up For The Future. Click here to access the recording.
Introducing the first panel of our Road To Recovery series, Working Capital - New Ideas and Future Approach. Our panelists will discuss new ideas and deliberate future approach to managing[ . . . ]
G Vishwanathan, Director Accounting and Business Support on the situation in the commercial vehicle space. Read his article Commercial Vehicles - The Conundrum in the October edition of Motoring Trends.[ . . . ]
Article by Mr. Sivaraman V, Senior Manager, Chennai on the concept and procedures around Going Concern Assumptions published in in Taxsutra's Greentick Weekly. Click here to read the article.
Himanshu Srivastava, Business Advisory Partner was interviewed by ACCA for their report that looked at CSR activities by small and medium practices worldwide. Click here to read the article.
Author: Mr. Ajay Sethi, Managing Partner wrote an article on making video conferencing, your powerful business tool. The Article was published in Taxmann. Click here to read the article or Download[ . . . ]
Author: Mr. Sundeep Gupta, Partner – Accounting & Business Support, Indirect Taxes, highlights that even after more than 500 notifications, circulars and changes till now, GST, at best, is still work-in-progress. The Article[ . . . ]
A webinar by Sundar Rajan, Partner, Accounting and Business Support along with G Viswanathan, Director and PP Santhosh Kumar, Senior Manager in collaboration with Crescent Innovation and Incubation Council (CIIC)[ . . . ]
A webinar by Sunil Arora, Co-Practice Head, Mumbai & Partner, Taxation and Rajiv Arya, National Head, Accounting and Business Support along with Jon Davies, Partner and Marcus Sharei, Director, Armanino[ . . . ]
Our Co-Practice Head - Mumbai and Partner - Taxation, Sunil Arora, was quoted in a report published by ACCA on “Careers in small and medium sized accountancy practices (SMPs)”. ‘We[ . . . ]
An Article in Motoring Trends Magazine. Managing liquidity became the single most significant aspect for business during lockdown. Managing working capital and treasury operations are the two tasks which CFO’s[ . . . ]
A webinar with Rajiv Arya, National Head - Accounting & Business Support, Sundeep Gupta, Partner, Accounting & Business Support, Indirect Tax and Subroto Bose, Executive Partner, Accounting & Business Support,[ . . . ]
A combined article by ASA in India, NHS in Germany and EUnited in Belgium covering the essence of business continuity in the midst of a global pandemic. Click here to[ . . . ]
Webinar by Prateet Mittal An overview of the logistics companies in India, their activities, importance, and contribution to the Indian economy. Click here to access the recording.
Our Partner, Bikramjit Singh Bedi & Manager, Jyoti Gupta extensively discussed the applicability of Sec.56(2)(viib) to issuance of preference shares and the valuation methodology under Rule 11UA. The article was[ . . . ]
Author: Sunil Arora & Isha Mahawar International Taxation: Arm’s Length Price ‘ALP’ approach (Transfer Pricing) OR Fair Value ‘FV’ approach (Customs) - to examine profit earned from the imported goods,[ . . . ]
Author: Sunil Arora & Ameet Baid Taxing a digital business has its own challenges. Read the views on Equalisation Levy (‘EQL’) that was introduced at 6% in respect of non-resident[ . . . ]
Sundeep Gupta believes that the government needs to take cognizance of India's size and scale of operations, and should not rush in this significant change. "The requirements of e-invoicing to[ . . . ]
With six weeks to go and the bill yet to be passed, the first deadline of March 31 can pose a challenge for interested applicants to arrange the funds so[ . . . ]
Confederation of Indian Industry hosted the Banking & Finance Summit 2019 at India Habitat Centre. Parveen Kumar participated in the discussion as one of the panelists. He spoke about the[ . . . ]
ASA Bengaluru organised a workshop in collaboration with Business France India at the Consulat Général de France à Bangalore. Our Bengaluru Practice Head, D Ramprasad along with the Taxation Executive[ . . . ]
Our Business Advisory Partner, Himanshu Srivastava was the speaker at Smart Factory India organised by Business France India and Confederation of Indian Industry at Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, New Delhi.[ . . . ]
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) organised Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Confederation of MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises). The meeting was attended by our[ . . . ]
Parveen Kumar’s article on ‘Cross Border Stock Exchange Mergers’ was published in ‘The Chartered Accountant’ - journal of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. The piece focuses on the benefits[ . . . ]
Parveen Kumar was invited to speak at the seminar on Indian Accounting Standards organised by Delhi Management Association at Delhi. He threw light on the subject matter of Ind AS[ . . . ]
Sandeep Khanna, one of our panel of experts took a session on Change Management. He took a session with the senior management on how to manage and adapt to changes[ . . . ]
ASA had an audit software training for the staff by Abhishek Madathil, expert from Caseware India. The company develops audit templates and provide training, consulting and support for their product.[ . . . ]
A Budget and GST session was conducted by our Taxation Executive Partner, N Krishna and Associate Director, Basavaraja Nishani in coordination with Whitefield Area Commerce and Industries Association (WACIA). There[ . . . ]
Sundeep Gupta, our Partner of Accounting and Business Support services hosted a webinar on the new amnesty scheme introduced under indirect taxes named ‘Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme 2019.[ . . . ]
Our Practice Head, PNR Kamath was the session chairman of a two-day national conference on Direct Taxes. The conference was hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI),[ . . . ]
Our Managing Partner, Ajay Sethi together with Sunil Arora, Partner in Taxation& Subroto Bose, Executive Partner in Accounting & Business Advisory conducted a session for the Economic Team at the[ . . . ]
Our Head of Business Advisory Services, Himanshu Srivastava took a lecture on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 for the 2019 batch of Indian Revenue Services (IRS). The lecture covered provisions[ . . . ]
High Commission of India (HCI) organized an interactive session in London on Indian Budget 2019 in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and India[ . . . ]
Our Managing Partner, Ajay Sethi, was the speaker at World Trade Summit in Bristol, United Kingdom. It was organised by the Open to Export where he discussed the opportunities India have in[ . . . ]
Our Head of Business Advisory Services, Himanshu Srivastava addressed a French delegation of Healthcare. The topic for discussion was “Entry Strategies in India” in partnership with Business France for French[ . . . ]
Parveen Kumar’s article on ‘Insider Trading’ was published in Standing Conference of Public Enterprises’ (SCOPE’s) monthly magazine ‘Kaleidoscope’. The article explained the basics of Insider Trading focusing on key terms[ . . . ]
India Day was held in Germany by M+V and Lüther in Köln. ASA & Associates was proud a supporter of the German Companies intended to enter in India for business.[ . . . ]
‘To the Ramparts’ is an article written by our Managing Partner, Ajay Sethi for Accounting and Business magazine of ACCA Global. This article is about the challenges faced by medium[ . . . ]
Our Assurance National Head, Parveen Kumar was invited to speak on “Corporate Frauds – Prevention through forensics”, a CEO roundtable held in association with BTG Legal and VDMA at Shangri-La[ . . . ]
India is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, becoming one of the world's biggest markets. However, as with any market, there are several challenges to be overcome when[ . . . ]
On 25th of April France by French organized a networking event in partnership with Business France and a few more. ASA was the project partner with them having Indian French[ . . . ]
Mark Runacres, Senior Advisor International Affairs, represented the firm at the landmark signing of an MoU between FICCI and the Ireland India Business Association in Dublin on 5th March. In[ . . . ]
Ms. Christine Ballard was a guest speaker at our Friday Technical Development session. She is an International Tax Specialist having expertise in Inbound and outbound planning, lately with a heavy emphasis[ . . . ]
Dr. Girish Ahuja was a guest speaker at our Friday Technical Development session. The 45 year veteran of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and member of the committee on direct[ . . . ]
We were the exclusive advisors to a full service advertising company based in Japan, for their acquisition of a majority stake in India of a creative advertising agency based in[ . . . ]
The German Engineering Federation (VDMA) recently organised the Indo German Business Forum in Chennai in association with ASA & Associates LLP, BDB India Pvt. Ltd., and EAC International Consulting. Mr[ . . . ]
We in association with ASSOCHAM organized a workshop on Income Computation and Disclosure Standards (ICDS) in New Delhi. Our Associate Director – Assurance, Nitin Gupta was a speaker at the[ . . . ]
We, together with SCS Global Japan, were awarded the best joint deal at the M & A Worldwide spring convention at Hilton Hotel, Amsterdam. Receiving the award on behalf was[ . . . ]
Our Managing Partner, Mr Ajay Sethi, in his capacity as an Independent Director of Mahindra Industrial Park (Chennai) Ltd, was a part of a workshop organized by the Mahindra Group[ . . . ]
ASA Annual Partner Manager Meeting at Goa. Our partners and staff came together to review the implementation and achievements of the 2017 workplan and finalise the 2018-2019 workplan that underpins[ . . . ]
Our National Head – Assurance, Parveen Kumar represented us at the 2nd India-Korea Business Summit 2018 held in New Delhi. The Summit saw the Prime Minister Narendra Modi address over[ . . . ]
We co-hosted a seminar with the Neemrana Industries Association on the Fiscal Budget2018. Our Chief guests were the Sh. Raghavendra Singh Yadav, Commissioner, State Tax, Rajasthan, Smt. Nishi Rani, Deputy[ . . . ]
Sunil Arora, Partner, Taxation and Subroto Bose, Executive Partner, Accounting and Business Support were invited to An After - budget panel discussion organized by Indo-Dutch Chambers of Business & Sciences.[ . . . ]
We recently co-hosted a budget seminar in Nihongo with the Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ [BTMU] at the Leela Ambience in Gurgaon. This was conducted for the benefit of Japanese[ . . . ]
Our Partner, National Head, Assurance, Parveen Kumar will be speaking about the risks due to regulatory changes at the “New India Confluence for Public and Private Enterprises - Governance, Risk[ . . . ]
ASA organized an event with MOSSADAMS in Mumbai, that looked at ways and means of protecting the interests of the foreign investors and founders. Our Executive Partner, Kishor Patel took[ . . . ]
Gaurav Bhatia from our Assurance team met with several Korean firms accompanying Mr Park Won-Soon, the Mayor of Seoul, South Korea in New Delhi.
Our Managing Partner, Mr Ajay Sethi recently spoke about the India opportunity at a private corporate gathering in New Delhi. The audience included representatives from some of the leading names[ . . . ]
Our Managing Partner, Ajay Sethi, spoke at the India–Japan Economic Forum in Ahmedabad on September 14th, which was followed by the Plenary session of key announcements by PM Modi and[ . . . ]
Our Managing Partner, Ajay Sethi was invited by the Swiss Embassy & Swiss business hub to address the business delegation accompanying the Swiss President HE Doris Leuthard. He gave them[ . . . ]
More than a month having passed since India moved to GST regime on July 1, 2017 it has been a transition with ups and downs to the economy. Business processes[ . . . ]
In association with Indo American Chamber of Commerce - IACC, Bangalore, we organized a ‘Seminar on Income computation and disclosure standards- ICDS’. Our Partner/Practice Head, Assurance, Pinnapati Ramaiah Jayakumar explained[ . . . ]
A workshop on ‘The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016’ was conducted by our Partner/National Head, Parveen Kumar and Nitin Gupta, Associate Director, Assurance for Bharti Enterprise Group for[ . . . ]
Our Managing Partner, Ajay Sethi who is also Co - Chairman, Indo - Japan Business Promotion Council, ASSOCHAM presented a welcome address at an Interactive meeting with Japanese Delegation. The[ . . . ]
Seminar on Fiscal Budget 2017 was organised jointly with Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ in Delhi. Deliberations on the implications of various tax provisions were intense along with active interactions[ . . . ]
Ishikura Shun from our Japanese expat team was invited for Invest Japan Symposium, New Delhi organised by #JETRO and CII where he spoke about Osaka as a business destination for[ . . . ]
The 'indirect transfer provisions' monster by Partner, Vaijyantimala Beslare - Assurance, Mumbai
The firm's active involvement in the ongoing Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. Himanshu Srivastava, Partner - Business Advisory representing us as a part of Japanese delegation.
25TH M&A WORLDWIDE NETWORK CONVENTION AT NEW DELHI, INDIA BRINGS TOGETHER OVER 150 INDIAN CORPORATES AND 42 M&A ADVISORS FROM OVER 30 COUNTRIES Corporate Catalyst India (CCI) played host to[ . . . ]
This “first of a kind” M&A Forum envisaged to provide a platform for direct discussion and collaborations between M&A professionals and Indian corporates. Given the presence of advisors from over[ . . . ]
Hyderabad office organized a group discussion with clients to make them aware of the transitional issues and changes in processes required to be undertaken in this regard. Nitish Parameswaran, Partner,[ . . . ]
West Delhi Study Circle of ICAI invited us to give a presentation on ‘Critical Issues in Consolidation of Financial Statements and Practical Notes to Accounts with reference to Accounting Standards’.[ . . . ]
As GST comes a step closer to reality, it is the right time now for the manufacturing industries, traders and service providers to begin preparing for this tectonic change and[ . . . ]
An in-house session was conducted on “GST –Beginning of new Era” to begin ramping up in-house skills and preparedness for handling client matters under the new law. Topics such as[ . . . ]
A seminar was held at Neemrana Industrial Association on Model GST code, Cross Border Secondment and Internal Financial Controls (IFC). The session was attended by about 50 participants from companies[ . . . ]
‘Austrade’ invited our firm to address a visiting Australian business delegation to provide them an overview and share practical aspects of ‘Doing Business in India’. Himanshu Srivastava, Partner, Business Advisory[ . . . ]
Ajay Sethi, Managing Partner and Parveen Kumar, National Head, Assurance, were invited to share their views on building a successful practice at a Seminar organised by Northern Indian Regional Council[ . . . ]
A one-day awareness programme on CARO, IFC and Reporting Standards was organized by Auditing and Assurance Standards Board of India in Chennai. DK Giridharan, Partner-Assurance conducted the session on IFC.[ . . . ]
Mr Parveen Kumar, Partner- Assurance and Mr Sundeep Gupta, Partner-Compliance spoke on challenges and opportunities for Chartered Accountant firms at Rewari branch of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
This event has been organized to celebrate our successful journey of 25 years. In order to spread the happiness beyond limits our alumni have been invited. We believe that each[ . . . ]