5

Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Corporate Governance

Chapter Outline

  • Indian Companies Act 2013
  • Securities Contract Act 1956
  • SEBI Act 1992
  • Listing Agreements Under Rule 49
  • National Depositaries Act 1996
  • Chartered Accountants Act 1949
  • Company Secretary Act 1980
  • Financial Accounting Standards
  • Corporate Governance Rating Mechanism
  • Reporting Framework
  • Investor Protection Measures
  • Auditor Accountability
  • Risk Management
  • Board of Directors and Board Committies
  • CSR
  • Whistle Blowing Mechanism
Introduction

Corporate governance is the system by which companies are directed and controlled. The Boards of directors are responsible for the governance of their companies. The shareholders’ role in governance is to appoint the directors and the auditors and ...

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