Ms. Nitu Poddar

Ms Nitu Poddar holds a degree in Bachelor of Management (BBA) from Shree Agrasain College, Calcutta University, and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). She is a Senior Associate at M/s Vinod Kothari & Company, Practising Company Secretaries.

Her core area of practice is Companies Act, SEBI Regulations and corporate litigation. She is actively involved in advising several listed companies.

She has written articles which have been published by Taxmann in magazines viz. Corporate Professionals Today. Also, her write-ups on corporate law related topics have been featured on sites viz. Indiacorplaw, livelaw.in, moneylife.

She lectures at various chapters of Eastern and Northern Region of Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Institute of Chartered Accountant of India on various corporate law matters. She has also been a lecturer at the Insolvency Professional Agency of Institute of Cost Accountants of India (CMAI-IPA) and Indian Institute of Insolvency Professionals of ICAI (IIIPI). This apart, she has also been invited at various study circulars of Delhi and Kolkata like Delhi Study Circle of Insolvency Professionals, ACAE, VIPCA Study Circle etc.

QUALIFICATION

  • Bachelor of Management (BBA)
  • Associate Company Secretary

ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS

  • MCA Circular on excess spent done by contribution to PM Cares – click here to view
  • Whether expense towards Corporate Environment Responsibility (CER) be eligible as CSR spending? – click here to view
  • CSR – “comply or suffer” provisions made effective– click here to view
  • Proposed changes in CSR Rules – co-authored with Tanvi Rastogi – click here to view
  • Majority of minority to ensure economic interest in transactions with related parties – co-authored with Tanvi Rastogi -click here to view
  • Timelines for holding board meetings amid the pandemic Covid 19 – co-authored with Ambika Mehrotra -click here to view
  • Trading window closure in case of debt listed company – click here to view
  • Positive CoC voting – an absolute must in CoC -click here to view
  • Abstaining creditors in CoC will not be counted in voting -click here to view
  • When can a nominee director be interested? – click here to view
  • Interpretation of the word “dispute” – resolution application by the operational creditors – click here to view
  • Meeting of Committee of Creditors – Insolvency Code – click here to view
  • Relaxing the quantitative criteria required by JLF for approving a restructuring plan – co-authored with Vallari Dubey -click here to view
  • Impact of winding up petitions on insolvency filings – click here to view
  • Co-authored “Relaxation in filing MGT-14 for new instances – Great timing of giving relief by the MCA -co-authored with Aditi Jhunjhunwala, published in taxman’s corporate law professional
  • “Interested Director”- how far can a director be interested”, published in indiafinancing.com – click here to view
  • Who should be the addressee to the Auditor’s Report? published in issue No. 2 of 3015-16 of ICSI Newsletter -click here to view
  • Companies Amendment Act 2015 -an analysis of the amendment rules co-authored with Pammy Jaiswal published in indiafinancing.com – click here to view
  • MCA puts an end to the long wait – issues series of exemption – notifications – Section 8, published in  indiacorplawblog – click here to view
  • Format of compliance report on corporate governance to be submitted to stock exchange(s) by listed entities, published in indiafinacing.com – click here to view

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Regulatory compliances under Corporate Laws,
  • General Corporate advisory matters
  • Incorporation of Companies·            ·

Contacts

Phone:91-33- 22817715/ 22811276/ 22813742

E-mail : nitu@vinodkothari.com