The Law and Practice relating to Company Meetings
Author: Ramaswami Kalidas
The book contains an incisive analysis of the law and practice relating to the holding of meetings of the board, various committees constituted by the Board and general meetings of the members including meetings held specifically under the statute for different stakeholders. The book explains lucidly the paradigm shift which has been brought about in the Companies Act, 2013 as compared to the 1956 Act in the matter of conducting meetings, use of audio visual means for attending meetings etc.
Implications of amendments made by SEBI to the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (LODR) Regulations, 2015 made in the year 2021 some portion of which have prospective application from April 1, 2022 have also been considered to the extent they impact the functioning of the Board of directors and the Committees constituted. The book will be of immense value to the professional fraternity as well as those aspiring to enter the profession, company directors, academicians as also the dilettante. The book should enable the professionals to organize meetings in a systematic manner as practical insights have been provided on these aspects, given the author's four-decade long interface with the Industry. The annexures to the book contain the relevant provisions in the Act, Rules, Regulations, Secretarial Standards etc. to facilitate co-relation with the discussion in the chapters of the book.