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Govt must give more time for e-invoicing implementation

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[ . . . ]

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Vivad se Vishwas Scheme

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[ . . . ]

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Banking & Finance Summit 2019

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[ . . . ]

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Business Opportunities in India – Workshop

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[ . . . ]

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Smart Factory India ’19

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.[ . . . ]

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AGM of Confederation of MSME

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[ . . . ]

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Cross Border Stock Exchange Mergers

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[ . . . ]

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Indian Accounting Standard Seminar by DMA

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[ . . . ]

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Change Management Session

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[ . . . ]

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Audit Software Training

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.[ . . . ]

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Budget Session with WACIA

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[ . . . ]

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New Amnesty Scheme – Sabka Vishwas

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.[ . . . ]

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Direct Tax Conference by ICAI

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),[ . . . ]

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Budget Impact for Dutch Companies

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[ . . . ]

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Indian Revenue Services Lecture

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[ . . . ]

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Indian Budget by HCI

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[ . . . ]

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World Trade Summit

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[ . . . ]

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French Strategies in India

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[ . . . ]

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Insider Trading and Price Sensitive Information in India

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[ . . . ]

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India Day in Germany

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.[ . . . ]

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To the Ramparts

‘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[ . . . ]

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Corporate Frauds with BTG legal and VDMA

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[ . . . ]

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Beyond the EU – India

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[ . . . ]

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France By French – Project Partner

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[ . . . ]

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MoU between FICCI and the Ireland India Business Association in Dublin

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[ . . . ]

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Techincal Development session by Christine Ballard

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[ . . . ]

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Technical Development session by Dr. Girish Ahuja

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[ . . . ]

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Technical #ClientClinic on Indian Accounting Standards (IndAS)

Our Assurance team organized a Technical #ClientClinic on Indian Accounting Standards (IndAS). Arvind Kumar, our Manager Assurance, ran the session where he highlighted the 5 step model to be applied[ . . . ]

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Deal Announcement

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[ . . . ]

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Global Tax Co Andersen Zeroes in on Four Firms for India Foray

We are one of the four firms shortlisted by Andersen Tax to represent the global tax major in India.

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Indo German Business Forum in Chennai

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[ . . . ]

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Income Computation and Disclosure Standards (ICDS)

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[ . . . ]

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Best Joint Deal at the M & A Worldwide

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[ . . . ]

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Mahindra Group for its independent directors.

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[ . . . ]

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Annual Partner Manager Meeting

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[ . . . ]

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India-Korea Business Summit 2018

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[ . . . ]

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New India Confluence for Public and Private Enterprises – Governance, Risk and Compliance

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[ . . . ]

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Protecting Interests of Foreign Investors and Founders

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[ . . . ]

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India–Japan Economic Forum in Ahmedabad

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[ . . . ]

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The India Opportunity by Ajay Sethi at Swiss Embassy

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[ . . . ]

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Article published in ICAI journal

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Article published in Business Today

The 'indirect transfer provisions' monster by Partner, Vaijyantimala Beslare - Assurance, Mumbai

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Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017

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.

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Press Release – M & A Worldwide Network Convention

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[ . . . ]

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Global Investment and Acquisitions Forum 2016

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[ . . . ]

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Client Awareness on GST

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,[ . . . ]

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Presentation On Critical Issues Of Financial Statements

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’.[ . . . ]

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Preparedness For The Imminent GST

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[ . . . ]

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RAMPING UP IN-HOUSE PREPAREDNESS FOR GST

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[ . . . ]

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Seminar at Neemrana Industrial Area

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[ . . . ]

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Knowledge Partnership with Austrade

‘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[ . . . ]

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Seminar Organized by NORTHERN INDIAN REGIONAL COUNCIL (NIRC)

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[ . . . ]

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India Investment Seminar

Mr Himanshu Srivastava, Director Business Advisory is invited to be part of the said “India Investment Seminar" at KOTRA HQ, Seoul, South Korea. On this occasion he will be speaking[ . . . ]

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Session on Internal Financial Control over Financial Reporting

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.[ . . . ]

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Challenges and Opportunities for CA Firms

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.

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Silver Jubilee Celebrations at the Claremont

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[ . . . ]

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Fiscal Budget Seminars – Mumbai

ASA, in collaboration with leading trade chambers, as a service to its clients, is hosting a series of seminars on India Fiscal Budget Synopsis 2016, to be held in Delhi,[ . . . ]

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Office Anniversary Puja Ceremony

As we complete 25 years of our existence in the industry, this puja is organized for the completion and beginning of another set of successful 25 years.