The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has as we speak elected Nagendra D Rao as its new president. Rao is a regulation graduate from the University of Mumbai and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce. Rao was elected to the central council for the time period 2019-2022 and served as vice-president final yr.
According to ICSI, “With over 15 years of experience in corporate sector, he specialises in corporate and securities laws, capital markets transactions, business planning, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring, strategic investment, funds planning and arrangement etc. Prior to setting up his whole-time practice, he has also worked in multinational companies.”
Rao was a member of the central taxes, company legal guidelines and GST committee of the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry for the yr 2018-19. He was a member of the company affairs and taxation committee of the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce through the interval 2000 – 2004.
Also, Devendra V Deshpande was elected as the vice-president of the institute.