Secretarial Standard

Extended version of secretarial compliance

Company Law - BACKGROUND The SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 have been amended after the recommendation of the Kotak Committee to include the following Regulation: 24A: Secretarial Audit Every  listed  entity  and  its  material  unlisted  subsidiaries  incorporated  in  India  shall  undertake  sec...

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Secretarial Audit As A Tool For Good Corporate Governance

Company Law - Every Company, while carrying out its business activities, has to comply with the prescribed rules and regulations relating to the Companies Act, Securities laws, FEMA, Industry Specific laws and General and should also pursue the good governance practice Secretarial Audit covers non-financial aspects of the business having impact on the ...

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Annual Secretarial Audit & Compliance Report format for listed entities & their material subsidiaries

Company Law - Every Listed Company and every material unlisted subsidiary (incorporated in India) of listed company has to submit Secretarial Audit Report in Form MR-3 in its Annual Report. Every Listed Company has to submit an Annual Compliance Report to the Stock Exchanges within 60 days of the end of the Financial Year....

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Introduction To Secretarial Compliance Report

Company Law - SEBI vide its circular CIR/CFD/CMD1/27/2019 dated February 08, 2019 has specified Format for annual secretarial audit report and annual secretarial compliance report for equity listed entities and their material subsidiaries....

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Board Meeting under Companies Act, 2013 & ICSI Secretarial Standard

Company Law - Board Meeting as per Companies Act, 2013 and Secretarial Standard issued by ICSI. The Board of Director of the Company is primarily an oversight Board. It oversees the management of the company to ensure that the interest of non-controlling shareholders is protected. 1. Frequency of Board Meeting: 1. First Board Meeting (BM) should be hel...

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ICSI Guidance Note on Report of Board of Directors

Company Law - The Board’s Report is an important means of communication by the Board of Directors of a company with its stakeholders. The Board’s Report provides the stakeholders with both financial and non-financial information, including the performance and prospects of the company, relevant changes in the management and capital structure...

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13 recent important decisions taken by ICSI Council

Company Law - Ceiling on number of Annual Secretarial Compliance Reports to be issued by PCS - (i) The ceiling on number of Annual Secretarial Compliance Reports to be issued by PCS is 5 (five) reports individually/ per partner in each financial year w.e.f. April 1, 2020 and an additional limit of 5 (five) Secretarial Compliance Reports individually/ p...

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ICSI Secretarial Standard on Dividend (SS-3)

Company Law - SECRETARIAL STANDARD ON DIVIDEND- The following is text of the Secretarial Standard-3 (SS-3) on Dividend, issued by Council of Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Adherence to this Secretarial Standard is recommendatory....

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ICSI Guidance Note on General Meeting

Company Law - Guidance Note on Secretarial Standard on General Meetings (SS-2) sets out the explanations, procedures and practical aspects in respect of the provisions contained in revised SS-2 (effective from 1st October, 2017) to facilitate compliance thereof by the stakeholders....

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ICSI Guidance Note on Meeting of Board of Directors

Company Law - Guidance Note on Secretarial Standard on Meetings of the Board of Directors (SS-1) sets out the explanations, procedures and practical aspects in respect of the provisions contained in revised SS-1 (effective from 1st October, 2017) to facilitate compliance thereof by the stakeholders....

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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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Secretarial Standards are applicable w.e.f. 1st July 2015

I/SSB/2015 - (26/06/2015) - These Secretarial Standards (SS-1 and SS-2) shall apply to Board Meetings and General Meetings, in respect of which Notices are issued on or after 1st July, 2015....

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Regarding Approval of Secretarial Standards SS-1 and SS-2

1/3/2014-QL-I - (10/04/2015) - Approval of Central Government under sub-section (10) of section 118 of the Companies Act, 2013 is hereby accorded to the Secretarial Standards (SS) namely SS-1 on Meetings of the Board of Directors and SS-2 General Meetings....

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ICSI Guidance Note on Report of Board of Directors

The Board’s Report is an important means of communication by the Board of Directors of a company with its stakeholders. The Board’s Report provides the stakeholders with both financial and non-financial information, including the performance and prospects of the company, relevant changes in the management and capital structure...

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Posted Under: SEBI |

Extended version of secretarial compliance

BACKGROUND The SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 have been amended after the recommendation of the Kotak Committee to include the following Regulation: 24A: Secretarial Audit Every  listed  entity  and  its  material  unlisted  subsidiaries  incorporated  in  India  shall  undertake  sec...

Read More
Posted Under: SEBI |

13 recent important decisions taken by ICSI Council

Ceiling on number of Annual Secretarial Compliance Reports to be issued by PCS - (i) The ceiling on number of Annual Secretarial Compliance Reports to be issued by PCS is 5 (five) reports individually/ per partner in each financial year w.e.f. April 1, 2020 and an additional limit of 5 (five) Secretarial Compliance Reports individually/ p...

Read More
Posted Under: SEBI |

Secretarial Audit As A Tool For Good Corporate Governance

Every Company, while carrying out its business activities, has to comply with the prescribed rules and regulations relating to the Companies Act, Securities laws, FEMA, Industry Specific laws and General and should also pursue the good governance practice Secretarial Audit covers non-financial aspects of the business having impact on the ...

Read More
Posted Under: SEBI |

Annual Secretarial Audit & Compliance Report format for listed entities & their material subsidiaries

Every Listed Company and every material unlisted subsidiary (incorporated in India) of listed company has to submit Secretarial Audit Report in Form MR-3 in its Annual Report. Every Listed Company has to submit an Annual Compliance Report to the Stock Exchanges within 60 days of the end of the Financial Year....

Read More
Posted Under: SEBI |

Introduction To Secretarial Compliance Report

SEBI vide its circular CIR/CFD/CMD1/27/2019 dated February 08, 2019 has specified Format for annual secretarial audit report and annual secretarial compliance report for equity listed entities and their material subsidiaries....

Read More
Posted Under: SEBI |

Board Meeting under Companies Act, 2013 & ICSI Secretarial Standard

Board Meeting as per Companies Act, 2013 and Secretarial Standard issued by ICSI. The Board of Director of the Company is primarily an oversight Board. It oversees the management of the company to ensure that the interest of non-controlling shareholders is protected. 1. Frequency of Board Meeting: 1. First Board Meeting (BM) should be hel...

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Posted Under: SEBI |

CRUX ON SS-4 : Secretarial Standard on Report of Board of Directors

EFFECTIVE DATE  – Secretarial Standard 4 on Report of Board Of Directors shall come into effect from 1st October, 2018. This Standard is issued by the Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and may be called the Secretarial Standard-4 (SS-4) on ‘Report of the Board of Directors’. The Secretarial Stand...

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Posted Under: SEBI |

SS-4 on Board Report notified by ICSI

After issuing SS1, SS2 and SS3, today ICSI notified Secretarial Standard on Board Report effective from October 1, 2018. Currently it is voluntary for adoption by the Company...

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Posted Under: SEBI |

Resolution by circulation under Companies Act 2013 read with SS-1

Resolution-by-circulation means the resolution which is passed by the circulation among the directors or members of the Board. Generally, the resolution was proposed to be passed when there is urgency or sometimes the resolution by circulation is preferred to avoid the procedural requirements of convening the physical Board Meeting....

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Posted Under: SEBI |

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