The Corporate Affairs Ministry, which is in the process of preparing rules for the new companies legislation, is expected to send the final norms to the Law Ministry for approval this month.The Companies Act, 2013, replaces the nearly six decade old legislation governing corproates in the country.The rules are expected to be decided by the Ministry soon and then the same would be send to the Law Ministry for vetting this month, according to an official.Social welfare spending, stricter disclosure requirements and stronger investor protection measures, are among the features of the new companies law.

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