By Dhanendra Kumar The role of a General Counsel (GC) or Chief Legal Officer (CLO) is pivotal in the corporate governance of an enterprise. Their traditional roles to render legal advice to the management, draft legal documents, arrange compliances and regulatory interface with external agencies are becoming increasingly overarching. With corporates becoming more complex, and … Read more
Companies are set for a “snowball” of voting activity this AGM season, as new platforms look to break down traditional barriers between shareholders and companies. After online trading turned into a frenzy over the pandemic, with novice investors wading into the markets in search of returns, newcomers are now taking a deeper interest in shareholder … Read more
The most-high profile investors in Indian start-ups are now backing the gold standard corporate governance rules after a series of incidents of financial irregularities in the new-age companies has come to the fore. The latest to join the fray is Info Edge co-founder Sanjeev Bikhchandani who tweeted on Sunday that good governance leads to higher … Read more
Alasdair Hardie wanted his money to make a difference. After months of research at the beginning of the year, the 32-year-old Edinburgh obstetrician-gynecologist found Tulipshare. Tulipshare, launched last year, is an investing platform that wants to change corporate practices. It enables investors to join forces and pool shares in order to meet the threshold to … Read more
Elon Musk’s newly disclosed 9.2% stake in Twitter Inc. has made him the largest shareholder of the social media-company, topping co-founder and former Chief Executive Jack Dorsey and elbowing out numerous financial institutions. Mr. Musk reported owning almost 73.5 million shares of Twitter as of March 14, according to a securities filing Monday. .