Companies Act, 2013

Getting the complete picture

The Indian economic environment has seen some rapid changes in the past half decade. A new corporate law (Companies Act, 2013) which places prime focus on corporate governance, a national indirect tax (GST) regime that has the potential to converge the whole of India into one market, a series of steps to curb black money (demonetisation, benami law, et al) and a crusade against bad loans — these are only a few of the several reforms ushered in to create a “new India”. In this whirlwind of changes, India Inc has also taken the first giant leap towards a progressive.

Siddharth Talwar
Partner, Grant Thornton India LLP

This article appeared in Business Standard on 11th July, 2017.