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Who is a Practising Company Secretary?

What is Institute of Company Secretaries of India?

What are the areas of services that can be rendered by a Practising Company Secretary?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Who is a Practising Company Secretary?

 

Practising Company Secretary or Company Secretary in Practice is a Secretary in whole-time practice and is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) holding a valid Certificate of Practice issued by ICSI and not a Secretary in full time employment.

 

What is Institute of Company Secretaries of India?

 

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, (the Institute / ICSI) constituted under the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 (the Act) is a statutory body to develop and regulate the profession of company secretaries in India. Members of the Institute who hold the Certificate of Practice issued by it are authorised to practise the profession of Company Secretaries and these members are known as Company Secretaries in Practice. For more information on ICSI, please visit http://icsi.edu/

 

What are the areas of services that can be rendered by a Practising Company Secretary?

 

The plethora of services, which a Practising Company Secretary can render are listed below:

 

PROJECT PLANNING

RAISING OF RESOURCES/FINANCIAL SERVICES

FOREIGN COLLABORATIONS AND JOINT VENTURES ABROAD

CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING

CORPORATE LAWS ADVISORY SERVICES

Companies Act:

MRTP Act/Consumer Protection Act:

Foreign Exchange Management Act:

Depositories Act:

State Laws:

Appearance before Regulatory Authorities

TAX PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT

Income Tax:

 

Wealth Tax:

Excise:

Customs:

EXPORT-IMPORT AND FOREX DEALINGS

ARBITRATION AND CONCILIATION

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND WTO

PERSONNEL MATTERS

ISSUE OF CERTIFICATES UNDER VARIOUS STATUTES

Companies Act/Stock Exchanges:

Export-Import Policy:

Foreign Exchange Management Act:

Charter Policy 1986 of the Dept. of Agriculture and Co-operation:

Certifying particulars of the company chartering foreign fishing vessels.