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Sebi Chief: Special Court to Fast-track Prosecution Cases

Sebi Chief: Special Court to Fast-track Prosecution Cases

IndiaCSR News Network MUMBAI : Confident that reforms in IPO market will improve ease of doing business in the country, Sebi chief U K Sinha has said the regulator is also determined to bring fraudsters to book and has attached assets worth Rs 2,000 crore to protect investors’ interest. He said also said that the […]

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Govt penalised directors of 14 companies: Jaitley

Govt penalised directors of 14 companies: Jaitley

IndiaCSR News Network MUMBAI. Directors of 14 companies, including that of erstwhile Satyam Computer Services, were penalised for violating various provisions of the companies law, the government said today.The total penalties imposed on directors — of companies whose annual turnover was more than Rs 50 crore — touched nearly Rs 2 crore. These individuals were […]

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Corporate Governance: Strengthening of Corporate Governance in Companies

Corporate Governance: Strengthening of Corporate Governance in Companies

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: The Companies Act, 2013 which replaces the Companies Act, 1956 incorporates various provisions aimed at strengthening of corporate governance in companies in India. These provisions include, inter-alia, enhanced responsibilities for the Board and its committees like the Audit Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee, enhanced disclosures to stakeholders, appointment of […]

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States Must Monitor Chit Fund Companies: Sebi Chairman

States Must Monitor Chit Fund Companies: Sebi Chairman

IndiaCSR News Network KOLKATA: Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) chairman U K Sinha has said state governments need to play a pivotal role to control and monitor the spread of chit fund and ponzi firms. “The matter cannot be controlled by one central agency -a three-tier approach is required. The first level has […]

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Black Money: Sebi Bans Over 900 Entities Involved in Converting Black Money into Legitimate Funds

Black Money: Sebi Bans Over 900 Entities Involved in Converting Black Money into Legitimate Funds

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has reportedly clamped down on a large number of organized syndicates who set up ‘shops’  to convert black money into legitimate-looking funds through the stock market platform. Quoting Sebi chairman UK Sinha, media reported on Wednesday that the regulator has acted against […]

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IPO’s: SEBI and RBI Working Towards Smoothening the Process

IPO’s: SEBI and RBI Working Towards Smoothening the Process

IndiaCSR News Network MUMBAI: SEBI  is working with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a smooth rollout of the proposed e-IPO process. This will reduce paperwork in public offerings to nearly zero, halve the timeline for listing of a company to just six days and also reduce costs of listing substantially. Several banks are currently […]

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Environmental Governance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Asking the Right Questions

Environmental Governance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Asking the Right Questions

Speech delivered to 17th World Congress on Environment Management By Prof. Colin Coulson-Thomas In a recent encyclical on climate change, the environment and inequality Pope Francis suggests our planet is ‘beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth.’ His indictment embraces rubbish, the throwaway culture, the impacts of pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions. His critique suggests […]

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SEBI asks govt to appoint women directors on PSU boards

SEBI asks govt to appoint women directors on PSU boards

NEW DELHI: New Delhi: To ensure parity between listed PSUs and their private sector peers, regulator SEBI has asked the government to fill all vacancies for women and independent directors at the central public sector enterprises. All listed companies, whether PSUs or from private sector, are required to have at least one woman director on their […]

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BSE fines 530 firms for not appointing woman directors

BSE fines 530 firms for not appointing woman directors

Asks them to cough up Rs 50,000 each for missing first deadline; further defaults will invite escalated penaties MUMBAI: The BSE, Asia’s oldest stock exchange, has penalised 530 firms for not appointing women on their boards. Similarly, the National Stock Exchange (NSE) has sent notices to 260 companies, an NSE spokesperson said. Metropolitan Stock Exchange […]

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Corporate Governance: India Inc’s directors face first appraisal

Corporate Governance: India Inc’s directors face first appraisal

Performance appraisals are an annual feature for most employees. However, for the first time, in the recently concluded financial year (2014-15), all directors (including independent directors) of listed companies were subjected to a formal appraisal. MUMBAI: Performance appraisals are an annual feature for most employees. However, for the first time, in the recently concluded financial […]

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