Guide to the Company Directors : Powers, Rights, Duties, Liabilities, Corporate Social Responsibilities and Company Precedents



Building on the success of the last three editions, this fourth edition of L V V Iyer, Guide to Company Directors offers a critical insight into the key concepts of Corporate Governance. This work is a treatise on the law relating to Company Directors in the context of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companies Act, 1956. As a renowned expert in the field, Mr Iyer draws upon theory and practice to view the latest developments in Company law.

This edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect developments in Company Law, including the latest compliances that affect a company’s overall management and functioning. This work features the powers, rights, duties, responsibilities of directors. It provides detailed guidance on topics such as Appointment and Remuneration, Related Party Transactions, Disclosure of Interests, Removal, Vacation of Office, and Personal Liability of Directors. There is special emphasis and discussion on new concepts and compliances introduced by the Companies Act 2013, such as Independent Directors, Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committee, and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee. Written in a clear and analytical manner, this book provides a sophisticated analysis of the corporate structure and its governance.

The book is divided into sixteen distinct parts, dealing with various aspects of company management and governance. The chapters of the book are accompanied with useful company precedents, like specimen letters, resolutions, and forms, that provide practical guidance to the theory contained in the chapters. This edition also has relevant appendices, relating to provisions, rules and regulations applicable to directors from both the Companies Act, 1956 as also the Companies Act, 2013.

This work is an indispensable reference work for Corporate Entities, Company Directors, Corporate Lawyers, the Judiciary, Advocates, Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, Cost Accountants, Finance Executives and Students.

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