NSE NISM Joint Seminar on Board Evaluation
In association with National Stock Exchange, NISM organized a series of four seminars at Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru on the topic of Board Evaluation under SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015.
Recently, SEBI had issued a guidance note in this regard by way of a circular covering various aspects of board evaluation process. The main objective of the program was to create awareness about the SEBI circular and understand ongoing updates in this regard.
The seminars were conducted as follows: On February 20, 2017 at Chennai, on March 7, 2017 at Mumbai, on March 10, 2017 at Kolkata and on March 24, 2017 at Bengaluru.
At all the above seminars, regulatory perspective was shared by SEBI, NSE and NISM whereas in the panel discussion representatives from industry, company secretaries, board of directors and investors association shared their views on the board evaluation process.
The speakers from SEBI included eminent personalities such as Mr.P.K.Nagpal, Executive Director, Mr.Sujit Prasad, Chief General Manager, Mr.A.Sunil Kumar, Regional director. The speakers from NISM included Mr.SandipGhose, Director and Prof.Sunder Ram Korivi, Dean SSE.
The panel members consisted of Mr. M.B.N. Rao, Ex-Chairman & MD of Canara Bank and Indian Bank, Mr. C. Siva, Company Secretary, Rane Holdings Limited, Mr. Shyam Sekar, Ex- president of Tamilnadu Investor Association, Mr. P.K.Khaitan, Senior Partnerof Khaitan & Co, Mr. Subhasis Mitra, Executive Director &Company Secretary of CESC Ltd, Mr. B.B. Chatterjee, Executive VP & Company Secretary, ITCLtd, Shri. Suesh Senapaty, Director, Shri.M. Sanaulla Khan, CS Wipro Ltd, Shri. J.N.Gupta, Co-founder and MD, Stakeholder Empowerment Services,
Dr. V. R. Narsimhan, Chief Regulatory Officer, NSE moderated the panel discussions.
The seminars received good response and participation from the company secretaries of listed companies.