By FutureLaw Desk

Stay up-to-date on the daily happenings and developments in the business and commercial sectors in Bangladesh with our carefully catered selection of important updates.

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Legal, Regulatory and Judicial Developments

Sending obscene or fake information through SMS not offence under section 57 if the ICT Act – HCD

4,000 applicants for loan rescheduling as High Court Division extends time

Telenor’s Legal Notice through the eyes of international investment law

Absence of adequate legal framework for e-cheques

HCD wants to know how much money GP can pay to BTRC now

Finance, Trade, and Commerce

Bangladesh economy to outshine Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong by 2024

Private sector credit growth drops below 10%

NBR, PwC for the roll-out of single national window

Islami Bank sees spurt in default loans

Terry towel sector in a big crisis

Capital market and Securities

Year-in-Review: Gloomy year for stock investors

Investors pessimistic about Mutual Funds

Tax, VAT and other duties

Tax waiver sought on t-bonds and t-bills

10,000 third-party manpower to find out eligible taxpayers

Govt. proposes the establishment of a “revenue think-tank”

New tax return form for firms mandatory

Finance, Corporate, and M&A

BRAC Bank to get $30m from British Govt. financier

Liquidity management new year’s top challenge for banks

Asset Management Company: Another subsidy for defaulters !

Technology, Media and Telecommunications

BTRC won’t cut spectrum fees

Mutual Trust Bank and Mastercard to launch Bangla QR

Electricity, solar power replacing diesel in irrigation

GP agrees to pay Tk 200cr to BTRC

Facebook unwilling to open office in Dhaka


Featured photo by Meer Abdul Qadir, Encyclopedia Britannica