Category: ProductNation

iSPIRT’s Official Response to Non-Personal Data Governance Framework February 1, 2021- By ProductNation Network

A Committee of Experts under the Chairmanship of Shri. Kris Gopalakrishnan has been constituted vide OM No. 24(4)2019- CLES on 13.09.2019 to deliberate on Non-Personal Data Governance Framework. Based on the public feedback/suggestions, the Expert Committee has revised its earlier report and a revised draft report (V2) has been prepared for the second round of […]

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New OSP Guidelines – a major reform (Ease of Doing Business) November 9, 2020- By Sudhir Singh

The new guidelines on Other Service Provider (OSP) issued by DOT on 5th November is one big step taken by Government of India under leadership of Prime Minister Modi in Ease of Doing business for IT and ITeS sector. You can find the DOT publication here https://dot.gov.in/sites/default/files/2020_11_05%20OSP%20CS.pdf  iSPIRT Organised a Panel discussion in PolicyHacks to […]

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Need to Remove SOFTEX form and TDS on Software products immediately July 20, 2020- By Sudhir Singh

Subsequent to announcement of the Software product policy there was an expectation in Software product industry that Government of India will make sweeping reforms to promote this Industry. In this regard we bring to your attention two below regulations that create hurdle in ease of doing business very specifically for Software product trade. SOFTEX forms […]

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Discussion on “The Information Technology [Intermediaries Guidelines (Amendment) Rules] 2018” January 7, 2019- By Sudhir Singh

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (Meity) has put up a new set of draft rules for the IT Act, and is inviting feedback. The draft rules mostly relates to governing violations on social media. The Draft is given at: http://meity.gov.in/content/comments-suggestions-invited-draft-%E2%80%9C-information-technology-intermediary-guidelines It contains a link to the new rules: http://meity.gov.in/writereaddata/files/Draft_Intermediary_Amendment_24122018.pdf This PolicyHacks recording was done […]

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Place of Effective Management (POEM) of a business February 23, 2017- By Sudhir Singh

Finance minister had announced during budget 2016 that place of effective management (POEM) will determine if a company is resident in India or not. Accordingly, this was notified in Finance ACT 2016 as under. The details of what will determine the place of business rules was not decided in the Finance Act 2016. The POEM […]

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