Tag Archives | Joint Stock Company

Sweat Equity Shares and Employee’s Stock Option

In this article we will discuss about the Sweat Equity Shares and Employee’s Stock Option in a Joint Stock Company. Sweat Equity Shares: The Companies (Amendment) Act, 1999 introduced through section 79-A a new type of equity shares called ‘Sweat Equity Shares’. The expression ‘sweat equity shares’ means equity shares issued at a discount or […]

Shares Issued by a Joint Stock Company

The following points highlight the top two classes of shares issued by a joint stock company. The types are: 1. Preference Shares 2. Equity Shares. Joint Stock Company: Type # 1. Preference Shares: Preference shares are those which carry; (i) A preferential right as to the payment of dividend during the lifetime of the company, […]

Redemption of Preference Shares in a Joint Stock Company

In this article we will discuss about the Redemption of Preference Shares in a Joint Stock Company. Section 80 of the Companies Act allows a company, if authorised by its Articles of Association, to issue preference shares which can be redeemed by the company according to the terms of the issue; but the following legal […]

Forfeiture and Reissue of Shares

In this article we will discuss about the Forfeiture and Reissue of Shares:- 1. Introduction to Forfeiture and Reissue of Shares 2. Journal Entries on Forfeiture (or Surrender) and Reissue of Shares 3. Solved Illustrations. Introduction to Forfeiture and Reissue of Shares: If a shareholder fails to pay allotment money or a call or a […]

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