Blog

Home/Blog/

Diluting or Strengthening the Regulations? The Issue of Due Dates and Extensions

By | 2018-12-06T12:26:33+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Call for Change|

BACKGROUND We saw significant changes in the corporate regulatory environment in the past few months. To name two of them: June 6 saw the introduction of BEN-1, a form to be filed with the company by individuals holding beneficial interest of 25% or more, and individuals exercising significant influence or control. July 5th saw [...]

The Four Stages of Evolution in Equity Share Valuation: 2.Book Value Method- The Concept, Trigger and Limitations

By | 2018-12-06T12:18:36+00:00 October 5th, 2018|First of First|

Large businesses and business intending to be large are organized as companies for they provide the triple advantage of ‘Existence at will’ for they survive till their shareholders decide to dissolve them Limited liability enabling many unrelated investors to collaborate, and Transferable shares, providing liquidity to their shareholders without impairing the liquidity of the [...]

From Urgent to Important: Transforming Compliance Experts into Governance Champions

By | 2018-12-06T12:41:21+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Call for Change|

ISSUE Is your professional life like that of a fire fighter-unpredictable workday, putting out one fire after another, stiff deadlines to meet under intense pressure? Are the words crisis, problems, emergencies and deadlines frequently heard in your daily work life leaving you exhausted and fatigued? If the answer to the above questions are yes, [...]

The Four Stages of Evolution in Equity Share Valuation: 1.Dividend Capitalization Method-The Concept, Trigger and Limitations

By | 2018-12-06T12:33:35+00:00 September 5th, 2018|First of First|

Large businesses and business intending to be large are organized as companies for they provide the triple advantage of ‘Existence at will’ for they survive till their shareholders decide to dissolve them Limited liability enabling many unrelated investors to collaborate, and Transferable shares, providing liquidity to their shareholders without impairing the liquidity of the [...]

KMP means You Are The BOSS: Should Company Secretaries be Assertive?

By | 2018-12-06T16:24:23+00:00 August 5th, 2018|Call for Change|

ISSUE In any given week, I interact with more than five to six company secretaries of different companies. In the last few months, I observed that there are many young professionals in their 20’s who are working as the Company Secretary in medium to large companies and have to deal with experienced and senior [...]

Birth of EPS (Earnings Per Share): Brevity is the Essence of Effective Communication

By | 2018-12-06T16:19:00+00:00 August 5th, 2018|First of First|

‘A cow for her milk, A hen for her eggs, A stock, by heck, For her dividends.’ As the popular poem of 1930s captured, dividend is what attracted the investors to stocks. But with time as companies retained a bigger and larger share of profits for their internal growth, with some companies even skipping [...]

Filling Forms, No Longer Just A Clerical Task: Who Should Prepare MBP-1 for Directors?

By | 2018-12-06T16:56:49+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Call for Change|

While a task can be delegated, the responsibility or consequence arising from that task can never be, as the delegator pays the price for its non-performance or wrong-performance. This point needs reiteration especially in the case of MBP-1, where Directors give the details of the companies and firms in which they are interested-in for [...]

The Need for Cash Flow Statements: Demystifying the Profit & Loss Account

By | 2018-12-06T16:53:24+00:00 July 5th, 2018|First of First|

(this article is the third and final part of a trilogy that traces the origin of the three elements of financial statements- the balance sheet, the profit and loss account and the cash flow statement) Financial Statements consisting of the three- Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow Statements, form the [...]

Communicating Required Information: Trimming the Corporate Governance Report

By | 2018-12-06T18:01:32+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Call for Change|

Just as salt enhances the taste in food, brevity in communication enhances comprehension and effectiveness. More so in corporate communication to shareholders, where the audience consist of individuals with a wide range of interest and knowledge. The Corporate Governance Report that forms a part of the Annual Report of listed companies in India, despite [...]

The Birth of Profit & Loss Account & A New Method to Compute Profits

By | 2018-12-06T17:22:56+00:00 June 5th, 2018|First of First|

(This article is the second of a trilogy that traces the origin of the three elements of financial statements, the balance sheet, the profit and loss account and the cash flow statement) Financial Statements consisting of the three- Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Account and the Cash Flow Statements, form the core segment of [...]

Schedule a demoGo to CAIRRSubscribe to Newsletter