Forensic Speak updates Sept 2023

Our Forensic Speak updates bring you the latest developments in the Indian Anti-Money Laundering Law regime. Read the full update below and for more information, get in touch with our Partner Sanket Jain, Senior Associate Param Gupta, and Associate Purbasha Panda #PioneerLegal #LawAtPL #PMLARules2023 #PMLA #FIU #SEBI

Sanket Jain Keynote speaker at Events 4 Sure’s Global Legal ConfEx

We are thrilled to announce that we will be participating in Events 4 Sure‘s Global Legal ConfEx on June 14th, 2023, in Mumbai, India. Our Partner Sanket Jain shall be one of the Key Speakers at the upcoming Round Table Discussions on the current anti-corruption landscape in India. We look forward to an insightful and enriching session and […]

NCLT nod to Go’s insolvency plea

The ambit of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 is being widened, as after covering professional such as CAs, CWAs and CS, the government has now included directors of companies, partners of firms, trustees of express trusts as well as nominee shareholders as “reporting entities” under the Act. Further, persons acting as formation […]

Will EPFO extend deadline to apply for higher pension from EPS?

May 3, 2023 is the last date to apply for a higher pension from the Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS). However, eligible employees are still confused about the application process and the replacement mechanism and are awaiting clarifications from the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). Since critical issues remain unresolved, employees are hoping that the deadline […]

Should you apply for higher EPS pension despite no clarity on certain issues from EPFO?

The last date to apply for a higher pension from the Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS) is just around the corner. However, there is a lot of confusion amongst eligible employees and the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is yet to clarify concerns surrounding the replacement mechanism. In this article by Economic Times, Our Partner, Sanket […]

The New Labour Wage Code, 2019

Pioneer Legal - The New Labour Wage Code, 2019

In this article published by Mondaq, Our Partner, Adv Aastha Arora summarizes the nuances of India’s New Labour Wage Code, 2019 which aims to create uniformity by consolidating four existing labour laws.   The Code has introduced radical changes in relation to the definition of “wage” and changes in allowances and PF contributions. At present, […]

12-hour workdays: What works & what doesn’t?

Pioneer Legal - 12-hour workdays: What works & what doesn't?

In a recent development, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have allowed 12-hour workdays for factories, marking an increase from the erstwhile 8-hr cap. Other Indian states are likely to follow suit in a bid to make India a preferred manufacturing hub. In this article by LiveMint, Our Partner, Sanket Jain opines on the potential impact on […]

Higher Pension: EPFO Trust members flag “Confusion”

Pioneer Legal - Higher Pension: EPFO Trust members flag "Confusion"

In a recent article by Financial Express (India), our Partner, Sanket Jain pointed out some of the challenges and uncertainties faced by employees regarding the higher pension option extended by EPFO. Read the full article here – #PioneerLegal #MediaBuzz #EPFO #EmployeeProvidentFund #FinancialPlanning #Investment #EmployeeBenefits