Entries by Staff

Corporate responsibility towards climate change: UK leads regulatory measures

Other countries may follow Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures Payal Agarwal and Aanchal Kaur Nagpal ( corplaw@vinodkothari.com)  Introduction It will be ironic to the extent of being harsh to say that the Covid outbreak is a brutal reminder that mankind needs to ensure a balance between economic growth and environmental conservation. Environmental, Social and […]

Covered Bonds in India: creating a desi version of a European dish

Abhirup Ghosh | abhirup@vinodkothari.com It is not uncommon to have Indianised version of global dishes when introduced in India, and we are very good in creating fusion food. We have a paneer pizza, and we have a Chinese bhel. As covered bonds, the European financial instrument with over 250 years of history were introduced in India, […]

Step-by-step guide for disclosure for Analysts/Investors Meet

Do’s and don’ts to be ensured by listed companies CS Aisha Begum Ansari, Assistant Manager  aisha@vinodkothari.com Brief Background In order to disseminate information regarding performance of the company, its future prospects etc. listed companies usually conduct gatherings of analysts/investors after dissemination of quarterly results or atleast once in a year. Such meets generally include conference calls […]

Re-appointment of Independent Directors: An Analysis

Sharon Pinto, Manager, corplaw@vinodkothari.com Introduction Proxy advisors are entities that undertake research on corporate governance norms and practices followed across different corporates. They formulate their policies based on their research and appropriately established benchmarks. The proxy advisory firms play a role in strengthening the corporate governance as investor clients access the reports and recommendation of […]

Scope of Proxy Advisors to issue general voting guidelines

Sharon Pinto, Manager, corplaw@vinodkothari.com Introduction The right to vote on decisions of the Company is one of the most significant rights of the investors. Proxy advisors are entities that enable shareholders to function this right effectively. They undertake research on corporate governance practices across various entities and formulate their policies in order to establish benchmarks […]