Entries by Staff

Global securitization enroute to pre-Covid heights

– Abhirup Ghosh (abhirup@vinodkothari.com) The pandemic disrupted life economies across the globe, and so did it to securitization transactions. However, increase in vaccinations across the globe has had a positive impact on the most of the structured finance markets world-wide, but potential new variants continue to be a threat. This write-up reviews the performance of […]

Understanding Silent Period for listed entities

By CS Aisha Begum Ansari (aisha@vinodkothari.com) Introduction When you go silent, you may be doing a soul searching, as for example, in meditational techniques. However, in case of listed entities, silent period is a period just before declaration of financial results, to ensure that there is no accidental leakage of confidential information. Silent period is […]

Independent Directors: The Global Perspective

Ajay Kumar KV, Manager and Himanshu Dubey, Executive  (corplaw@vinodkothari.com) Introduction The role or failure of independent directors in preventing corporate scandals became one of the central themes in corporate governance in India, and when SEBI issued a Consultation paper proposing a dual approval process for the appointment of independent directors, there was a substantial concern […]

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 […]