July 2, 2011
MCA has come back with another opportunity for fast track exit (FTE)by a defunct company by issuing new guidelines for Fast Track Exit (FTE) vide General Circular No. 36/2011 dated 7th June, 2011. The conditions under which a company will be called as “defunct company” for the purpose of these guidelines has been specified. Also, those Companies which cannot get its name struck off from the register of companies under the fast track exit mode are also specified in the circular. In general, Companies with Nil asset and liability and not having any business activity either since incorporation or not carrying over any business activity or operation for last one year before making application are eligible under this mode. Companies willing to avail the Fast Track Exit mode are required to file Form FTE along with the filing fees of Rs. 5,000/- The new guidelines are effective from 03rd July, 2011.