Workshop on ‘Role of Compliance Officers of Listed Companies’
The Workshop on ‘Role of Compliance Officers of Listed Companies’ was held during October 21-22, 2016 in association with National Foundation for Corporate Governance (NFCG) and Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) at NISM Bhavan, Navi Mumbai for the benefit of compliance officersof the listed companies andprofessionals.
The main objective of the program was to apprehend and appreciate the ongoing updates in Corporate Laws and Securities Laws which are applicable for listed companies in letter and spirit and discuss the challenges faced by the compliance officers.
The workshop was inaugurated by Dr.Rajesh Agrawal, Director, CCGRT ICSI. In his speech, he addressedvarious challenges faced by the compliance officers in today’s vibrant regulatory environment and how the compliance officers can apprise themselves by attending such workshops.
The topics/areas discussed in the programinclude-
•Role of Compliance officers in under new Companies Act and Securities laws
•Companies Act 2013 and Company Amendments Bill 2016
•New Issuance of securities and listing compliance
•Takeover and acquisition of shares
•Key takeaways of SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading Regulations) along with case studies
•Experience sharing by stock exchange’scompliance department and industry perspective on the securities laws
The speakers of the program consisted of eminent personalities such as Ms.Savithri Parekh, Chief Legal & Secretarial, Pidilite Industries Ltd, Ms. NeelamBharadwaj, Ex-SEBI General Manager and Independent Consultant, Mr.Narayan Shankar, Executive Vice President and Company Secretary, Mahindra and Mahindra and Mr.Avinash Kharkar, Assistant Vice President, NSE and the participants included compliance officers of listed companies and practitioners.