Sandeep Dave

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Partner in the Real Estate Team at the Mumbai office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Sandeep advises developers, investors and large corporates on core conveyancing and real estate matters. He can be reached at sandeep.dave@cyrilshroff.com.

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2017 is upon us, but many readers seem to have missed some very important and progressive changes to the Maharashtra Tenancy and Agricultural Lands Act, 1948 (Act) made last year on 1 January 2016! Two sections (63, and 63-1A) of the Act govern the ability to sell and buy agricultural lands (AL) for non-agricultural (NA) use. Here is a comparative note on the pre-amendment and post-amendment law under Section 63-1A affecting AL bought for NA…
Money oils the wheels of commerce. Since the 1970s, high denomination notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 had become the usual legal tender in India: inflation had virtually made the lower denomination notes “loose change”! The Reserve Bank of India Annual Report 2015-16, noted that as at end-March 2016, these notes together accounted for 86.4% of the total value of banknotes in circulation[1]. Historically, India has been a high-tax jurisdiction, weighted down…
“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt The real estate sector is the backbone of the Indian economy, as it largely contributes to its growth. But despite its major influence, it has always been disorganised, inefficient and lacked transparency, which has to a…