Functions and role of a Company Secretary in India

Functions and role of a Company Secretary in India Every corporate needs a Company Secretary to take care of its legal and compliance matters. A Company Secretary is considered to be: 1. An expert in Company Law, Corporate and Securities Laws 2. A vital link between the company and its: 3. Board of Directors 4. Shareholders

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Functions and role of a Company Secretary in India

Every corporate needs a Company Secretary to take care of its legal and compliance matters. A Company Secretary is considered to be:

  • An expert in Company Law, Corporate and Securities Laws
  • A vital link between the company and its:
  • Board of Directors
  • Shareholders
  • Government and Regulatory Authorities
  • A conscience seeker of the company
  • A compliance officer of the company
  • A corporate planner and strategic manager
  • An in- house legal counsel

A Company Secretary being multidisciplinary professional can render services in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance Services
  • Corporate Secretarial Services
  • Secretarial/Compliance Audit and Certification Services
  • Corporate Laws Advisory and Representation Services
  • Financial Market Services
  • Management Services
  • Corporate Laws Advisory Services
  • Representation Services
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Services
  • Public Issue, Listing and Securities Management
  • Banking Services
  • Takeover Code, Insider Trading
  • Securities Compliance and Certification Services
  • Finance and Accounting Services
  • Taxation Services
  • International Trade and WTO Services.
  • General/Strategic Management
  • Corporate Communication and Public Relations
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Technology

Qualifying CS can open up the above prospects. For more details, visit the official website of ICSI (Institute of Company Secretaries of India)