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Introducing Director Notes India

The Directors’ Collective™ has published the first installment of its Director Notes India series, Providing Guidance on Related Party Transactions.

The publication is intended to be a resource for directors, general counsels, and company secretaries with regards to the new legal framework and corporate governance regime on related party transactions under the Companies Act, 2013 and the listing regulations prescribed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

To download the first installment of Director Notes India on related party transactions or to learn more about The Directors’ Collective, visit

This installment is a comprehensive and updated guide on the subject and reviews all legal and regulatory standards for compliance in the context of related party transactions, including:

  • The notion and scope of such transactions
  • The thresholds for transactions and consent requirements
  • The role of the audit committee
  • The analysis of key exemptions
  • The protection of minority shareholders—enforcement options and remedies
  • The applicable accounting standards for such transactions

The Directors’ Collective brings together the independent research and thought leadership of The Conference Board with the subject matter and global expertise of professional services firm KPMG and executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates. The Directors’ Collective is assembling a holistic suite of knowledge assets—encompassing educational publications and benchmarking research; immersive workshops, webcasts and other training programs; and peer networking groups.

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