company secretaries

Guide to Programme Credit Hours (PCH) for Company Secretaries

CA, CS, CMA - It is mandatory for every Company Secretary to be it in practice or in employment to achieve mandatory Programme Credit Hours (PCH) as per the guidelines issued by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Guidelines issued by ICSI for Compulsory Attendance of Professional Development Programmes for the Members (PCH Guideline)...

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The Mantra to Score 80 in a CS Theory Exam

CA, CS, CMA - With the festival season now gone by, all energies and attention would be directed towards the December attempt of the CS exam. With less than two months left, as study time tables and exam strategies are being formulated, I thought it apt to pen down the ‘Mantra to score 80 plus in CS theory exams’..: […]...

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Income Tax Dept. ROC & ICAI Compliances Vs Quality of Work

CA, CS, CMA - From a CHARTERED ACCOUNTAT’S point of view Oh my gosh ! dates are approaching! GSTR 1, GSTR 3B, COMP-08, GSTR 9, 9A, 9C, ITR, Tax Audit, Company statutory audit, Certificates, above all generation of UDIN....

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Holding of annual general meeting as per Companies act, 2013

CA, CS, CMA - A meeting of members of the company where annual report is presented for adoption is called the Annual general meeting or AGM and it should not be mistaken with any other type of shareholder’s meeting....

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Are Company Secretaries doing a ‘Job’ or Rendering ‘Service’….What’s the Truth…?

CA, CS, CMA - As the very name suggest that CS is one of the Key Personnel who manages the Company and is made responsible for the overall Compliance under the Companies Act and other applicable legislation. He has to report to the Board of Directors for timely guidance and strategic planning and perform such other duties as have been specified under v...

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ICSI Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN) Guidelines

CA, CS, CMA - ICSI Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN) Guidelines. (as approved by the Council in its 261st (Special) Meeting held on 27th June, 2019 at New Delhi and further amended by the Council in its 263rd Meeting held on 23rd September, 2019 at New Delhi) In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Part II […]...

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ICSI to Allot new unique code in case of change of state of practicing firms

CA, CS, CMA - Members of the Institute may note that as per the decision of the Council, a new Unique Code will be allotted to practising units in case there is a change in the place of the practice unit from one state to another....

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Revised Drafts of Secretarial Standard 1 and 2 on Meetings

CA, CS, CMA - The Secretarial Standard on Meetings of the Board of Directors (SS-1) and Secretarial Standard on General Meetings (SS-2) issued by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) under Section 118(10) of the Companies Act, 2013 are effective from 1st July, 2015....

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ICSI Request for inclusion of CS in Definition of “Accountant”

CA, CS, CMA - We request your goodself to kindly consider amendment in the explanation to section 288(2) of the Income Tax Act,1961 so as to include the Company Secretaries as defined under clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Company Secretaries Act,1980 who shall be deemed 'to be in practice ' under sub-section (2) of section 2 of the Co...

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CS Professional / Executive Programme Exam result on 25.08.2019

CA, CS, CMA - Result of CS Professional Programme (Old and New Syllabus) and Executive Programme (Old and New Syllabus) Examinations held in June, 2019 would be declared on Sunday, the 25th August, 2019...

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HC explains Liability of professionals acting as Non-executive directors

Rajendra Shah Vs State of Maharashtra & Anr. (Bombay High Court) - Practicing professionals are prohibited from acting as full time directors. They can only act as non-executive directors not performing administrative duties. Such persons cannot be prosecuted for offenses committed by the company. it will be a travesty of justice to prosecute all Directors if the o...

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Fees for certified copies sought under RTI cannot be charged under CS Act, 1980

ICSI Vs Paras Jain (Supreme Court of India) - Avenue for seeking certified copies as well as inspection is provided both in the Right to Information Act and in Company Secretaries Act, 1980. We are cognizant of the fact that guidelines of the appellant, framed by its statutory council, are to govern the modalities of its day-to­day concerns an...

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Working as Asst CS/ Management Trainee cannot be considered as equal to CS

Ritu Bhatia Vs Ministry Of Civil Supplies consumer Affairs & Public Distribution And Others (Supreme Court of India) - Working experience as an Assistant Company Secretary or a Management Trainee cannot be treated as equal to a Company Secretary so as to become eligible for the post of Company Secretary....

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CS held guilty of negligence in issue of Compliance Certificate

SFIO, MCA Vs. Mohammed Haroon Rasheed Aabid (Disciplinary Committee of ICSI) - Respondent has admitted to have not visited the office of the City group companies but has relied merely on the instructions of one Shri Kaiser Baig rather than verifying the records himself at the office of the company. ...

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Negligence in filing Form-32 by CS constitutes Misconduct: AA

Sital Prasad Swain Vs Disciplinary Committee (Authority For Advance Ruling) - Sital Prasad Swain Vs Disciplinary Committee (Appellate Authority) It is pained to note that none of the parties filed the original minute books or the resolution passed which are the subject matter relevant to the filing of two forms i.e. Form-32 filed for the appointment of Shri Bishender Singh as...

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Draft Company Secretaries (Amendment) Regulations, 2019

Notification No. 710/1(M)/1 - (06/08/2019) - The following draft of certain regulations, further to amend the Company Secretaries Regulations, 1982 which the Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India proposes to make, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 39 of the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (56 of...

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80 Vacancy with MCA for CA, CS and CMA

No3A-45011/15/2018-Admn.1 - (11/07/2018) - Ministry proposes to engage a total number of 80 Young Professionals (41 Chartered Accountants/Cost Accountants and 39 Company Secretaries) at different places as indicated at enclosed Annexure....

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ICSI withdraws existing SS-1 and SS-2 w.e.f. 30th September, 2017, Revised SS-1 & to be introduced w.e.f. 01.10.2017

F. No. ICSI/6/2017 - (16/08/2017) - F. No. ICSI/6/2017.—The Notification ICSI No.1 (SS) of 2015 dated 23rd April, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Part III, Section 4, with regard to (i) SS-1: Secretarial Standard on Meetings of the Board of Directors and (ii) SS-2: Secretarial Standard on General Meetings, stands withdrawn*...

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Vacancy for CA, CS, CWA, LL.B. & Freelancer at Taxguru

NA - TAXGURU.IN is a unique and focused portal on taxation, Accounting, Finance, Audit and Corporate law. We are currently providing all news and analysis on taxation, Accounting, Finance, Audit and Corporate law covering virtually the entire spectrum of taxation....

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Establishment of Tribunal under Company Secretaries (Election Tribunal) Rules, 2006

Notification No. G.S.R. 315 (E) - (23/04/2015) - Central Government hereby establishes a Tribunal Consisting of the following persons to decide the disputes arising under Section 10 A of the Act in the matter of election to the Council of the institute of Company Secretaries of India held in December,2014, namely...

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Guide to Programme Credit Hours (PCH) for Company Secretaries

It is mandatory for every Company Secretary to be it in practice or in employment to achieve mandatory Programme Credit Hours (PCH) as per the guidelines issued by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Guidelines issued by ICSI for Compulsory Attendance of Professional Development Programmes for the Members (PCH Guideline)...

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The Mantra to Score 80 in a CS Theory Exam

With the festival season now gone by, all energies and attention would be directed towards the December attempt of the CS exam. With less than two months left, as study time tables and exam strategies are being formulated, I thought it apt to pen down the ‘Mantra to score 80 plus in CS theory exams’..: […]...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Income Tax Dept. ROC & ICAI Compliances Vs Quality of Work

From a CHARTERED ACCOUNTAT’S point of view Oh my gosh ! dates are approaching! GSTR 1, GSTR 3B, COMP-08, GSTR 9, 9A, 9C, ITR, Tax Audit, Company statutory audit, Certificates, above all generation of UDIN....

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Holding of annual general meeting as per Companies act, 2013

A meeting of members of the company where annual report is presented for adoption is called the Annual general meeting or AGM and it should not be mistaken with any other type of shareholder’s meeting....

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Are Company Secretaries doing a ‘Job’ or Rendering ‘Service’….What’s the Truth…?

As the very name suggest that CS is one of the Key Personnel who manages the Company and is made responsible for the overall Compliance under the Companies Act and other applicable legislation. He has to report to the Board of Directors for timely guidance and strategic planning and perform such other duties as have been specified under v...

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Importance of ECSIN and UDIN for Practicing Company Secretaries

UDIN is Unique Document Identification number is system generated 18 digit number which needs to be mentioned on the documents either by printing or it can be handwritten on the document issued. This 18 digit number means first 2 digit means of the year (Current year i.e. in case of 2019 it would be 19) Next 6 digit would consist of the m...

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ICSI Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN) Guidelines

ICSI Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN) Guidelines. (as approved by the Council in its 261st (Special) Meeting held on 27th June, 2019 at New Delhi and further amended by the Council in its 263rd Meeting held on 23rd September, 2019 at New Delhi) In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Part II […]...

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ICSI to Allot new unique code in case of change of state of practicing firms

Members of the Institute may note that as per the decision of the Council, a new Unique Code will be allotted to practising units in case there is a change in the place of the practice unit from one state to another....

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UDIN for Company Secretaries – An Overview

Q. Why concept of UDIN is launched by an Institution? In an attempt to pursue heightened sense of self-governance and strengthen the practising side of the profession of Company Secretaries, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India has rolled out a unique initiative in the form of Unique Document Identification Number or UDIN. Aimed ...

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Revised Drafts of Secretarial Standard 1 and 2 on Meetings

The Secretarial Standard on Meetings of the Board of Directors (SS-1) and Secretarial Standard on General Meetings (SS-2) issued by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) under Section 118(10) of the Companies Act, 2013 are effective from 1st July, 2015....

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