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5Qs for Every Corporate Professional: CimplyFive’s 5Qs to Evaluate an Independent Directors Effectiveness

Independent Directors play a vital role in the current corporate governance setup, by being the conscience keepers of the company. Disconnected from monetary gains, they are expected to do what is right and not be swayed by personal material benefits. Further, with an assured tenure as independent director they cannot [...]

By | 2020-12-14T17:55:27+00:00 December 14th, 2020|Article|0 Comments

5Qs for Every Corporate Professional: CimplyFive’s 5Qs to Answer Before Approving Related Party Transactions

Related Party Transactions (RPT) are an integral part of the corporate world today. In the early stages of corporate history, RPTs were illegal and could not even be approved or ratified by unanimous shareholder resolutions. Due to practical difficulties faced by companies, at the beginning of the 20th century RPTs [...]

By | 2020-11-27T09:49:33+00:00 November 27th, 2020|Article|0 Comments

5Qs for Every Corporate Professional: CimplyFive’s 5Qs to ascertain if post COVID-19 Board Meeting Using VC facility is Effective

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, board meetings through video conference facility meant one or two members attending through the Video Conference (VC) and the majority attending in person. Post March 2020, Board meeting through VC means almost all members attend through it. Given this change, there is a need to [...]

By | 2020-10-15T10:24:57+00:00 October 15th, 2020|Article|0 Comments

5Qs for Every Corporate Professional: CimplyFive’s 5Qs to Measure a Five-Star Chairperson

Board of Directors set the tone for the quality of governance and business performance of a company. A key factor determining the effectiveness and efficiency of the board is the calibre and conduct of its chairperson which is reflected in how they conduct meetings. In my three decades experience of [...]

By | 2020-08-17T08:23:11+00:00 August 12th, 2020|Article|0 Comments

5Qs for Every Corporate Professional: CimplyFive’s 5Qs to KMP/ Director to determine if their dissent should be recorded in the Board minutes?

Independent thinking is desirable for an individual, but essential in a professional. As a Director or Key Managerial Personnel (KMP) of a company, this requirement to think independently is enshrined in law and at times is required to be documented. A latent requirement when the going is smooth, it shields [...]

By | 2020-07-23T11:02:42+00:00 July 23rd, 2020|Article|0 Comments

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Thanking our subscribers and users for patronising www.ca2013.com, our website for Company Law, SEBI Regulations and IB Code and assuring them of our responsive service always.

By | 2020-07-14T09:47:41+00:00 July 14th, 2020|Article|0 Comments

5Qs for Every Corporate Professional: CimplyFive’s 5Qs for determining if you are the right candidate for being an Independent Director?

Many see Independent Directors (ID) as top honchos in the corporate world, with lucrative rewards and perks for the little time they expended in board meetings. Others who are acquainted with the darker side, view the role with trepidation; a job with hidden hazards that can expose an individual to [...]

By | 2020-07-13T09:42:18+00:00 July 13th, 2020|Article|0 Comments

5Qs for Every Corporate Professional: CimplyFive’s 5Qs for determining if your Annual Report is an Integrated Report?

The global pandemic in 2020 has made even the most remote stakeholder on this planet realize the inter-linkages between business, society, and the environment. Evolved businesses which recognize this connect are increasingly moving away from publishing Annual Reports for their shareholders to presenting Integrated Reports to their stakeholders. How are [...]

By | 2020-06-24T09:10:58+00:00 June 24th, 2020|Article|0 Comments

5Qs for Every Corporate Professional: CimplyFive’s Five Qs for determining if Independent Directors Meeting Add Value to Governance

SEBI’s LODR, 2015 Regulation 25 (3) read with Schedule IV (VII) (1) of the Companies Act, 2013 requires all equity listed companies and unlisted companies having Independent Directors to schedule a meeting of Independent Directors of the company to meet without the presence of non-independent directors and members of management [...]

By | 2020-06-10T10:17:39+00:00 June 10th, 2020|Article|0 Comments

CimplyFive’s Report on Covid 19 Disclosures by the Companies

Where fair disclosures are the desired objective, it must go beyond the limits set in law, which is the bare minimum that companies need to comply with to avoid penalties. Hence CimplyFive’s Model Disclosures for Covid-19 is designed with the objective of providing fair disclosures to all existing and potential investors. The disclosures would [...]

By | 2020-05-25T14:31:15+00:00 May 25th, 2020|Article|0 Comments
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