About a year ago, I had a fruitful and enjoyable trip to South Africa and Namibia. The trip included a lunch with longtime friend and fellow professional speaker, Nick French, who used to live in...
May 10, 2018
The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, in a recent judgment Achintya Kumar Barua vs. Ranjit Barthkur, has held that “Section 173(2) of the Companies Act, 2013 (2013 Act) gives rights to a...
Apr 24, 2018
International tax rules, drafted more than a century ago are inadequate to in today’s dynamic and changing reality. Further, the pervasive nature of digitalisation makes it difficult for countries...
Apr 23, 2018
PERSONAL Philosophy: I have the power to create change, dream big, work hard, stay focussed Political views: None Vision for self: Dream big, work hard, stay focussed First...
Apr 12, 2018
PERSONAL Philosophy: Working hard is the only key to success. Political views: Support the honest who do common good for country rather basing same on our individual gains. Current...
Apr 09, 2018
It’s not often you get a round of Facebook laughs when someone posts a picture of a sign at a Japanese ski resort apologising profusely for the ‘low’ snow base of a ‘mere’ four metres of snow....
Apr 03, 2018
Q: You have been part of the mobile and telecommunications sector for long. How would you describe the developments that have taken place in India in the last decade or so? Where do you see the...
Mar 30, 2018
Success stories of homegrown unicorns have found a spot in management lessons and entrepreneurial aspirations alike. A 2017 CB Insights report suggests that outside the US, India has the second...
Mar 29, 2018
PERSONAL Philosophy: Be the best at whatever you do, always give your 100 per cent. Political views: In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you bet it was planned that way...
Mar 27, 2018
India is not a stranger to luxury. Earlier, this was restricted to the privileged few. However, as India of the 21st century aspires to rank amongst global manufacturers and service providers,...
Mar 27, 2018
PERSONAL Philosophy: World should be a better place since we were born in it. Compete with self and not others since it is meaningless to compare yourself with others. The only person you...
Mar 23, 2018
Extreme events do not come out all of a sudden; their trend and information are always available through data points. However, those data points are often ignored and it is believed that nothing...
Mar 22, 2018
Question: What made you join the NBFC sector after a successful stint in one of the top multinationals? Anirban Majumder (AM): I was looking forward to a CFO opportunity in the banking and...
Mar 09, 2018
Helen Brand, CEO, ACCA, discusses the role of ethics, corporate governance and the global issue of skills gap. ON ETHICS… Question: Aren’t corporate governance and business ethics two distinct...
Feb 26, 2018
Ajay Kumar, Senior Director, Sales Consulting, ERP & EPM (India), Oracle, in an interview to CFO India, discusses the advantages of ERP cloud, especially in the e-commerce era. Q: There...
Feb 15, 2018
The Chinese must be arguably the world’s largest diaspora with roughly 100 million ‘Chinese’ who are mostly through national assimilation, Malaysians, Singaporeans and so on. I’ve even met Spanish...
Feb 15, 2018
Q.The contribution of direct taxes in the total tax collection in 2016-17 fell below 50 per cent to 49.66 per cent for the first time since 2006-07. This is despite a 15 per cent growth witnessed...
Feb 13, 2018
The banking sector is arguably a mirror to the economy. Similarly, the regulatory framework for the financial sector could reflect the mood and maturity of the country. The history of banking in...
Feb 13, 2018