Corporate governance

The business news in the recent times has been hogged by corporate hubris! IL&FS tripping with allegations of top-management fraud; Fortis Healthcare complaining that their promoters – now the...
Mar 18, 2019
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Q: Why do professionally managed corporate boards fail? Are the reasons for failure different from those of companies under dominant investor families? Are these cases exceptions or an indication...
Dec 24, 2018
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The government is mulling  altering various sections of the Companies Act in a bid to simplify the law that came into force in 2013, according to media reports. The reports said the ministry of...
Oct 24, 2018
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In order to enhance governance and provide greater transparency, the market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has notified changes in the governance norms for listed companies...
May 11, 2018
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In a bid to improve corporate governance at central public-sector enterprises (CPSEs), the government is exploring the feasibility of setting up holding companies in sectors such as railways, steel...
May 02, 2018
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In a step that may force chartered accountants, company secretaries, cost accountants and valuers to clean up their act and strengthen corporate governance in companies, Sebi to institute a set...
Apr 09, 2018
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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
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Corporate governance got a boost in India with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) accepting some of the most important recommendations that had been proposed by the Kotak Committee...
Mar 30, 2018
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The capital market regulator, Sebi, has accepted most of the recommendations of the the Kotak Committee on Corporate Governance.   It is believed that businesses will become much more...
Mar 29, 2018
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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
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The fall of Enron in 2001 – a Wall street darling and hailed as America’s most innovative company for successive years in the 90s – was my first exposure to a corporate governance failure,...
Mar 05, 2018
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It is becoming more and more clear that India’s growth in the future will have to be spearheaded by SMEs (small and medium enter­prises). Everything – from the govern­ment’s Startup India and...
Mar 05, 2018
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Corruption, mismanagement and lack of innovation and enterprise killed several public sector undertakings (PSUs) in India. The same malaise appears to have infected the public sector banks, with...
Feb 27, 2018
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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
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Q: The Companies Amendment Bill was passed by Parliament last month. How do you see this impacting corporate governance standard in India?   Monish Chatrath: A new environment is emerging — one...
Feb 06, 2018
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1.We have moved from GSTR1, 2, 3 regime to GSTR-3B regime. Now the e-way bills are also being rolled out in a staggered manner. What are the implementation challenges for finance? How do you see...
Feb 05, 2018
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“Irrespective of age, we are never tired of recognition, felicitation and encouragement to go further in whatever we have set out to do” —Sindhushree Khullar, Chief Guest, CFONEXT100   The...
Jan 19, 2018
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The panelists discuss on why corporate India is not much enthusiastic about good governance standards and what can be done to realise it in letter and spirit.  
Jan 17, 2018
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The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) is finding it difficult to implement suggestions of Uday Kotak committee.   It's been two months since the Uday Kotak committee, constituted to...
Dec 21, 2017
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News of class action litigation seems to have got a new lease of life with Indian companies being sued in the United States, primarily under securities laws there. Class action suits against Indian...
Nov 09, 2017
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Q. The Kotak panel in its recent report proposed some radical changes. In fact, even the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has turned down 12 of its 24 recommendations. Your comment.Arun M Kumar:...
Nov 09, 2017
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In recent years, the successive waves of scandals rocking the global corporate world have led to a greater demand for transparency and accountability in the affairs of a company. Apparently, a...
Aug 30, 2017
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Taking cognizance of recent boardroom battles, Security and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has proposed to tighten the regulatory framework for corporate governance, which includes the appointment...
Jun 14, 2017
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If you think matters on the governance concerns have calmed down at Infosys, analysts have a word of caution! The dust of difference in perceptions between the management and founders seems far...
Feb 15, 2017
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It is becoming more and more clear that India’s growth in the future will have to be spearheaded by SMEs (small and medium enterprises). Everything – from the government’s Startup India and Skill...
Feb 13, 2017
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Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) may start an investigation to know if Infosys, India's second-largest information technology firm, is violating fair disclosure norms.   The...
Feb 13, 2017
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India’s corporate governance standards and disclosures norms have been patchy . In a bid to improve the quality of disclosures, the BSE has partnered with IFC, International Finance Corporation,...
Feb 04, 2016
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India Inc may have got the perfect rulebook, but translation of governance into practice remains an area of concern, says Professor and Head, School of Corporate Governance and Public Policy, Indian...
Aug 11, 2015
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