Meetings are an integral part of corporate governance and play a vital role in the functioning of companies. The Companies Act 2013, which replaced the Companies Act 1956 in India, has laid down comprehensive provisions regarding various types of meetings that companies must hold. These meetings serve as platforms for decision-making, communication, and transparency within the organization. This article will delve into the different types of meetings mandated by the Companies Act 2013 and their significance in corporate governance.
The minutes of the meetings contain a just and accurate summary of the proceedings of the meeting. The Minutes must be prepared and signed within 30 days of the conclusion of the meeting. Further, the Minutes books must be kept at the Registered Office of the company or any place where the board of directors has given their approval.