CBI books bank managers & agents in old currency notes conversion racket case (See 'Corp Brief') Govt designates Benches of NCLT under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (See 'Dashboard') Sagarmala project identifies 14 Coastal Economic Zones (See 'Corp Brief') Mining sector goes digital; portal for e-filing returns launched (See 'Corp Brief') Companies Act - Rights of preference shareholders cannot be altered unless procedure under Section 106 of Companies Act is followed: HC (See 'Legal Desk') SEBI Act - Stock broker guilty of violating Code of Conduct if broker executed synchronized trading transactions and failed to exercise due diligence: SEBI (See 'Legal Desk') SEBI amends Infrastructure Investment Trusts Regulations, 2016 (See 'Dashboard') Patents Act - Permanent injunction can be granted when infringement of a patent is yet to take place but there are valid grounds for apprehension of such infringement: HC (See 'Legal Desk') SEBI Act - Action against investment adviser company and directors can be taken on prima facie evidence that their conduct is not in the interests of investors: SEBI (See 'Legal Desk') SEBI invites comments on second Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee report (See 'Corp Brief') SEBI Act - SC rules that disqualification from appointment on board of target company during offer period shall apply when acquirer/PAC are companies: SC (See 'Legal Desk') SEBI amends norm on Spread margin benefit (See 'Dashboard') RBI to ensure adequate allocation of banknotes for rural branches, post offices and DCCBs (See 'Dashboard') SEBI revises guidelines for proximity hosting facility offered by stock exchanges (See 'Dashboard') Insolvency Board notifies Regulations for Resolution Process of Corporate Persons (See 'Dashboard') Competition Act - CCI's order needs to be set aside when it has assumed role of investigator & adjudicator in pronouncing decision: COMPAT (See 'Legal Desk') China Innovators drive patent applications to record high (See 'Corp Brief') Trade Marks Act - Delhi HC rules usage of MERRITT STAR is imitation of MERRITT trademark and amounts to infringement and passing off: HC (See 'Legal Desk') Competition Act - COMPAT confirms findings of CCI; no violation of principles of natural justice by CCI while hearing parties: COMPAT (See 'Legal Desk') Copyright Act - Structural, visual and phonetic similarity between marks amounts to infringement of both copyright and registered trademarks; punitive damages awarded: HC (See 'Legal Desk')