Qualified Company Secretary with legal background with over 12 years of qualitative experience in the areas of compliance, planning, reporting, disclosure obligations under applicable statutes Proficient in handling a wide spectrum of activities encompassing compliance with Listing Agreements (Indian and Foreign), Statutory Compliance (Indian and Foreign), Corporate Governance etc.
Extensively worked and independently handled areas of activities like US Listing, Foreign Bond Issues, Foreign Companies, including their incorporation, dealing with International Law firms, Joint Ventures, Foreign Depositaries. A keen analyst with exceptional negotiation and relationship management skills and abilities in liaising with Indian/International Lawyers, Banks, Stock Exchanges, Financial Institutions and other external agencies. Expertise of working in highly computerized environment.
Professional Work Experience
Since Apr 98 (12 yrs)- Tata Motors Limited & Group Companies
Apr 04 â€“ Jun 09
Tata Motors Ltd
Asst General Manager
Sep 99 - Mar 04
Tata Technologies Ltd (100% subsidiary of Tata Motors Ltd)
Sep 98 - Aug 99
Tata Technologies Ltd
Apr 98 - Aug 98
Tata Motors Ltd
July 1995 â€“ March 1998
Jayashree Dagli & Asso, Practising Company Secretaries
LLB from Mumbai University
Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi (Ranked 2nd all over India)
Diploma in Business Finance from ICFAI
Bachelor of Commerce from Mumbai University (Ranked 16th in the Mumbai University)
Corporate Law :
Managing the secretarial functions of the Company and its group companies,
Preparation of Agenda, Board notes and maintenance of statutory records
Conducting and managing the board meetings, AGM, EGM and Committee Meetings including Audit, Remuneration, etc.
Company Law matters related to office of Registrar of Companies, Company Law Board, Regional Director, Stock Exchanges, SEBI, RBI and Official Liquidator.
Responsible for overall monitoring (32 odd companies) and providing quality secretarial and legal support in line with the management objectives and expectations.
Adherence with compliance and reporting and disclosure requirements of Corporate governance, Takeover Code, Prevention of Insider Trading Regulations
Other corporate actions handled includes incorporation of public limited company in India and in Foreign Country, completing the entire process in a time bound manner, issue of bonus shares, dividend, postal ballot, merger of subsidiary company with parent company and reduction of share capital.
Listing of shares and securities viz. Debentures, Commercial papers on Indian stock Exchanges and providing MIS to management on share movements.
Listing of ADRs on New York Stock Exchange and its ongoing compliance.
Listing of Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCBs) on Luxembourg and Singapore Stock Exchange. Upon conversion listing them on the Indian Stock Exchange.
Voluntary de-listing of equity shares from Indian regional stock exchanges (total no.13)
Dealing with Indian and International Counsels for Indian and Foreign Securities offerings in the forms of rights, IPOs, debentures, FCCBs, preferential issue etc.
Responsible for managing and advising the employee stock option schemes of the Company
Independently handled 5 individual issues of FCCBs aggregating approx Rs.3000 crores
Admitting securities on Depositories (Indian and Foreign) and compliance thereof.
Responsible for property related due diligence, search reports and drafting, execution and registration of lease deeds.
Briefing and coordinating with the senior advocates, attorneys and law firms in relation to various legal and corporate matters.
Maintaining property details and documents, creation of charge and equitable mortgage.
Formulating departmental budgets and conducting variance analysis to determine difference between projected and actual results. Check and implemented cost reduction.
Setting up effective and efficient filing documents and maintaining data in computer. Effective usage of computer.
Setting up processes with the Registrars and continued implementation.