Actions immediately to be taken on  notification of the new sections of the Act

1)      Identify related parties – To be notified to a/cs and SAP team

2)      Print new Business letters, bills etc with CIN no. – s/12(3) (c)

3)      Devise CSR policy & spending – s/135

4)      Adopt new Whistle Blower Policy – Vigil mechanism – 177(10)

5)      File Return on Public Deposits within 3 months – 74(1)

6)      Return on change in Top 10 shareholders – within 15 days –  S/93

7)      To obtain positive consent for receiving documents by email (S/101)

8)      Obtain certificate of Independence from Directors S/149 (7)

9)      Enhanced Role for Secretarial Standards

10)   Terms of reference of Audit committee –Additional items to be placed before audit committee at each meeting – S/177 (4)

11)   Nomination & Remuneration policy to be approved by Board – S/178 (3) & (2)

12)   Terms of reference of Stakeholder committee – Additional items to be placed before the Committee – S/178 (6)

13)   Devise Code for independent Directors – Schedule IV

14)   Observe Secretarial standards for Board & General meetings S/118 (10)

15)   Reconstitute Board (within 1year)– for (i) appl. of ID’s for 5yrs (ii) not liable to retire by rotation –S/149 (10) to (13)

16)   Maintain Register of KMPs – S/170

17)   Can pay sitting fees upto Rs. 1lakh S/197 (5)

18)   Check the compliance required by unlisted Public companies (if paid-up/networth exceed prescribed limits)- refer Annexure (will be circulated separately)

Additional compliances

1)      To attend at least 1 Board Meeting in 12 months or vacate office S/167 (1) (b)

2)      Change in top 10 shareholders S/93

3)      File Board Resolutions passed  U/S 179

4)      File Report on AGM – S/121

5)      Postal Ballot Applicable to Pvt. Cos – S/110

6)      Directors Responsibility Statement – Clause  (e) & (f) of S/134 (5) have laid down adequate “internal financial controls” (defined in the Act) – To devise policy on internal financial controls.

7)      Auditors – Appoint for 5yrs – Existing limit to be considered S/139 (2) – Ratification every year

8)      To inform auditor & ROC about appointment within 15 days – S/139

9)      Relative of auditor not to hold shares in excess of Rs. 1lakh S/141

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