Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations 2015

Gatekeepers of Governance

Context

In an earlier article under the ‘Gatekeepers of Governance’ series, the authors had discussed how the regulatory architecture under the Companies Act, 2013 (“Act”), and the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 (“LODR”), places ‘independent directors’ (“IDs”) at the forefront of India’s quest for better corporate governance. However, it is often forgotten that along with IDs, even non-executive non-independent directors (“NENIDs”) on the Board can play a pivotal role in acting as a ‘watchdog’, and safeguarding stakeholder interest.

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