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Two-Tier Boards in Indian Corporations? An analysis

  Corporate governance practices are in a continuous state of evolution, particularly in a developing economy such as India. It is argued that corporate governance practices in India are an imperfect emulation of western practices, particularly of the Cadbury Committee Report, and subsequently, the UK Corporate Governance Code and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Sarbanes-Oxley).… Read More

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Corporate Ethics and Corporate Governance – Who will guard the guards?

(Speech delivered by Dr. (Smt) Deepali Pant Joshi, Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India at the National Institute of Securities Markets, Kolkata on 11th December, 2013) Introduction At the outset, let me congratulate the organisers for this topical choice of subject, one which concerns us all. I thank Director, National Institute of Securities Markets, Dr.Sandip Ghose… Read More

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Should insider dealing be Prohibited?

Should insider dealing be prohibited? There are advocates supporting both, prohibition and deregulation of insider trading. Since the fountainhead of majority of laws is the US law, this post will primarily discuss the US law, though insider trading is neither defined including all parameters nor are there clear regulations by the federal rules.[1] The most prominent… Read More

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Governance in Banks and Financial Institutions

(Address of Shri Anand Sinha, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India, delivered on his behalf, at the L & T Management Development Centre, Lonavla on March 19, 2013) Shri Deosthalee and senior management of L & T. A very good evening. I deem it a privilege to address you this evening on ˜Governance in banks… Read More

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