In many Indian corporate frauds, it is found that independent directors either were just mute spectators or failed to detect an early signs of fraud. In some companies, it was found that watchmen, drivers, maids and other assorted individuals lent their name, identity and consent to become an independent director without aware of their roles and responsibilities.
Fundamental questions are being asked about how to reply/respond to the show cause notice received from ROC/MCA/CMS? Before going to how to reply, let's understand some basics and then understand the process.
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs nowadays heavily concerned on enhancing corporate compliance level and transparency among the companies and in this regard they have created 'Ministry of Corporate Affairs Compliance Monitoring System' (MCACMS) which will be an Artificial Intelligence based mechanism.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been an important source of funds for companies in a country where capital is scarcely available. Under FDI, overseas money, either by an individual or entity, is invested in an Indian company.�