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Asish K. Bhattacharyya
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Chairman, Riverside Management Academy; Chairman, Board of Advanced Studies, Institute of Cost Accountants of India.
Chairman, Riverside Management Academy; Chairman, Board of Advanced Studies, Institute of Cost Accountants of India.

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True and fair view
Ensuring that financial statements give a faithful account
of the economic performance and well-being of a firm lies at the foundation of
corporate financial reporting. Indeed, the nineteenth century British law which
first allowed companies to be incorpora...
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Kotak Committee Report on corporate governance was not needed - my interview in ET CFO
Q: What are your broad views on the Uday Kotak-led panel report on corporate governance? AKB: Although the panel has made many important recommendations, which are conceptually sound, I think, this report wasn't needed in the first place. We came upwith the...
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Anil Kumble's resignation - A governance issue
Anil Kumble resigned from the position of
Head Coach of the Indian (senior men’s) cricket team in June 2017, because
Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian team and some team members did not like
his style of working and the relationship between the captain...
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Should employees get primacy in corporate governance?
Large number of jobs in the Information
Technology (IT) sector is at stake. Automation and new technology are
disrupting the industry. Skills that created value so far are becoming
redundant. New skills are required to work with new technologies, such as, B...
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Is investing in tobacco business unethical?
The Bombay high court will hear a Public
Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by two Tata Trusts trustees along with five
others against the union government, the Insurance Regulatory and Development
Authority of India (IRDAI), LIC and other state-run insurance ...
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Integrated reporting and shareholder value
In
February 2017, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) had issued a
circular advising top 500 listed companies, which are required to publish
Business Responsibility Report (BRR) annually as a part of their annual report,
to voluntarily adopt integ...
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Infosys Saga - Issues in Corporate Governance
Infosys Limited, which is a global leader
in IT technology and consulting, is in the news after the founder-shareholders,
who together hold around 13 per cent of the outstanding equity shares, voiced
their concern over certain corporate governance issues. A...
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Will SEBI Guidance Improve Board Evaluation?
The
Companies Act 2013 and the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI)
(Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) Regulation 2015 mandate Board evaluation,
which is the evaluation of the functioning of the board of directors (hereafter
Board),...
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EGMs of Tata Companies - Some Reflections
Small investors lack capabilities,
resources and motivation to exercise the voting right in general meetings. But
block holders (those who hold more than 5 percent shares) and institutional
shareholders have the capacity and resources to analyse the outcome...
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Independent directors - inherently weak institution
Tata Steel, Tata Motors and Tata Chemicals will
hold extra-ordinary general meetings (EGM) in December 2016 to remove, at the
request of Tata Sons, Nusli Wadia and Cyrus Mistry from the board of directors
(here after ‘Board’). Nusli Wadia is an independent ...
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