Secretarial Standards for Board Meetings (SS1) and Shareholder Meetings (SS2)

Secretarial Standards, now mandatory under the Companies Act, 2013 provides for various matters which follows from the provisions of the Companies Act. The Standards to be followed for Meetings of the Board of Directors is detailed in this slidedeck below.

The comparative captures major changes that came by in August 2017 with regards to applicability of the standards, secretarial auditor, conducting meetings, maintenance of Minutes of the meeting, quorum, Registers, Leave of Absence of directors and many other aspects.

Secretarial Standards 2 deals with conduct of shareholder meetings, voting, evoting, Minutes, adjournment of meetings, Chairman of the meeting, conducting a poll, postal ballot and many other aspects