All stories by Sudipto Dey
The biggest challenge facing India IncRediff.com18 Mar 2019
The immediate concern for all companies is to prepare themselves - and their vendors and suppliers - for the new GST return filing mechanism, being test piloted from April 1.
Why it will be difficult to prove Kochhar's 'guilt'Rediff.com27 Feb 2019
Regulators and investigators around the world have access to sophisticated tools making it possible to detect white collar crimes. This is where Indian investigators and regulators have been found wanting, says Sudipto Dey.
How boardroom dynamics have changed 10 years after SatyamRediff.com14 Jan 2019
Going by the provisions of the new company law, the responsibility and accountability equation for independent directors has seen a major change.
Even 10 years after Satyam, audit quality remains a concernRediff.com14 Jan 2019
Experts say, auditors must not allow themselves to be intimidated by the client management into conducting audits by conversation. It is important for auditors to conduct proper interviews and ask probing and searching questions.
SC order unnerves India's chartered accountantsRediff.com10 Dec 2018
Any act by a chartered accountant that brings disrepute to the profession, whether or not in the professional domain, is open to disciplinary scrutiny and action.
LGBT verdict: Will India Inc manage to walk the talk?Rediff.com7 Sep 2018
For most companies this would mean extending medical coverage to same-sex partners, say legal experts.
Monitoring WhatsApp: Privacy vs law and orderRediff.com3 Sep 2018
Steps taken to prevent misuse of the platform have to be balanced with data privacy and security concerns, say experts.
Kerala floods: Businesses may have to return GST credit on destroyed goodsRediff.com31 Aug 2018
The business would also not be allowed to claim any un-availed input tax credit for "goods lost" or "destroyed".
Will the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill of any real use?Rediff.com12 Mar 2018
Legal experts are not sure if threat of confiscation of property will be deterrent enough for fleeing offenders
PNB scam: What role did the auditors play?Rediff.com19 Feb 2018
While the scam highlights the need for an overhaul of the oversight mechanism of banks and of their internal controls, questions are being raised on why multiple audits failed to raise an alarm
Benami properties: The guilty may face RI of up to 7 yearsRediff.com11 Jan 2018
While the concerned property may be confiscated, a person indulging in such a transaction is liable to pay a fine up to 25 per cent of fair market value of the property
DeMo@1: 63% retailers in rural areas keen on going cashlessRediff.com15 Nov 2017
While looking at consumer behaviour in the post demonetisation period, the research found that rural consumers were equally enthusiastic about cashless payments.
Bankruptcy Code giving sleepless nights to many directorsRediff.com30 Oct 2017
Even though the powers of the board of directors stand suspended once a company's insolvency process begins, it does not absolve the directors from actions taken up to two years earlier.
When tax plays spoilsport with ESOPsRediff.com26 Oct 2017
The tax imposed on buyback of shares and employee stock options is different in case of listed and unlisted companies, says Sudipto Dey
Do ethical companies perform better?Rediff.com7 Oct 2017
'If you wish to expand your business in a competitive global environment, you have no option but to be ethical.'
For directors in debarred cos, liability doesn't endRediff.com27 Sep 2017
Under the Companies Act, all the rights of at least 300,000 disqualified directors cease to have any validity.
Padding up for GSTRediff.com25 Jul 2017
Businesses that are engaged in both taxable and non-GST supply have re-structured themselves into separate entities to avoid elaborate compliance, says Sudipto Dey.
GST: Why composition levy scheme confounds small businessRediff.com24 Jul 2017
Any business that makes inter-state supply is outside the ambit of the scheme
Industry's last chance to register for GSTRediff.com2 Jun 2017
Businesses need to get on board in 15 days, ahead of indirect tax roll-out
Job losses: The gig economy is comingRediff.com1 Jun 2017
Sudipto Dey discusses the changing nature of jobs with Paul Dupuis, who recently took charge as India head of HR services major Randstad.