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Guidelines on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings

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The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has issued Guidelines on preventive measures to contain spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings (link here). The guidelines, apart from detailing the preventive measures, provides clarity to companies on measures to taken when an employee shows symptoms or tests positive for Covid-19. As per the guidelines, when one or two employees are found positive, ...

Guidelines to social media Do’s and Don’ts

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Why social media policy? Are you aware of the fact that 49 per cent of the world’s total population uses social media? The count has gone up to 3.81 billion users as of 23 Jan 2020. Making the best out of this opportunity, companies have taken to social media to attract the right audiences. Where facebook being the most widely used, followed by youtube, companies are using them for various organiz...

NASSCOM’s Representation to RBI on extending the implementation date of Guidelines on Regulation of Payment Aggregators and Payment Gateways

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Context On 17 March 2020, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released Guidelines on Regulation of Payment Aggregators and Payment Gateways , which said that Payment Aggregators (PAs) and Payment Gateways (PGs) are intermediaries playing an important function in facilitating payments in the online space. Accordingly, PAs and PGs have been defined as follows- PAs are entities that facilitate e-commerce...

NASSCOM asks MeitY to Reconsider Draft Rules on Intermediary Liability

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In January 2019, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) issued the Information Technology [Intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules], 2019 (Draft Intermediary Guidelines). Aimed primarily at addressing the risks associated with rapid dissemination of misinformation, fake news and illegal content (such as terrorism related content, or child pornography) over new age platfor...

Decoding Creche Benefit – Compliance With State Guidelines

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Decoding Creche Benefit – Compliance With State Guidelines The session will cover Creche Benefit Details, State Guidelines and Implications. We will also share market insights on the changing trends in light of recent State Creche Rules. What are the evolving trends on Nature of arrangement – Near Office vs Near Home Type of Benefit funding Benefit Eligibility – Male, Contract Em...

Nasscom’s Revised Submission on Draft e-Commerce Guidelines

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Nasscom recently submitted its revised inputs on the Draft e-Commerce Guidelines for Consumer Protection 2019 (‘draft e-Commerce Guidelines’) to Department of Consumer Affairs. The salient points of our recommendations are summarised below: Definition of e-Commerce entity needs to be better formulated (draft e-Commerce Guideline 2(1)(c)) We have recommended the following definition of ‘e-Commerce ...

Policy Brief: RBI releases “Guidelines for ‘on tap’ Licensing of Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector”

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Context On 5 December, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued guidelines for ‘on tap’ licensing of small finance banks in the private sector. The move comes after a review of the performance of the existing small finance banks, which were granted in-principle approval in 2015. The draft guidelines was placed for public comments on 13 September 2019. According to the Central Bank, the final guideli...

NASSCOM’s feedback on RBI’s ‘Discussion Paper on Guidelines for Payment Gateways and Payment Aggregators’

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We thank the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for this opportunity to present our views and suggestions on the Discussion Paper on Guidelines for Payment Gateways and Payment Aggregators (Discussion Paper). It presents a detailed assessment of the payments ecosystem in the country, covers the various facets of the activities of the Payment Gateways (PG) and Payment Aggregators (PA) and presents differe...

NASSCOM’s feedback to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on ‘Draft Guidelines for ‘on tap’ Licensing of Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector’

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As the representative of the information technology industry, we take this opportunity to present our views and suggestions on the Draft Guidelines for ‘on tap’ Licensing of Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector which provides a window of opportunity to non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), Payments Banks (PBs), micro-finance institutions (MFIs) and fintechs (in lending) to apply for Small ...

Request for Inputs: Discussion Paper on Guidelines for Payment Gateways & Payment Aggregators

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Dear Members, On 17 September, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a discussion paper  on Guidelines for Payment Gateways and Payment Aggregators which seeks to develop a framework to regulate intermediaries such as the payment gateways and payment aggregators, facilitating online payments. These intermediaries shall be authorised under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (PSSA), sugge...

Request for Inputs: Draft Guidelines for ‘on-tap’ licensing of Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector

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Dear Members, On 13 September, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued draft guidelines for ‘on tap’ licensing of small finance banks in the private sector. The move comes after a review of the performance of the existing small finance banks, which were granted in-principle approval in 2015. RBI had issued the Guidelines for Licensing of “Small Finance Banks” in the Private Sector on November 27, 2...

Policy Brief: Guidelines for Payment Gateways and Payment Aggregators

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Context On 17 September, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a discussion paper on Guidelines for Payment Gateways and Payment Aggregators which seeks to develop a framework to regulate intermediaries such as the payment gateways and payment aggregators, facilitating online payments. These intermediaries shall be authorised under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (PSSA), suggests the...