valid as on 23/06/2024

Regulation 26. Obligations with respect to employees including senior management, key managerial personnel, directors and promoters.

 

 

26.(1) A director shall not be a member in more than ten committees or act as chairperson of more than five committees across all listed entities in which he is a director which shall be determined as follows:

(a)   the limit of the committees on which a director may serve in all public limited companies, whether listed or not, shall be included and all other companies including private limited companies, foreign companies and companies under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 shall be excluded;

(b)   for the purpose of determination of limit, chairpersonship and membership of the audit committee and the Stakeholders’ Relationship Committee alone shall be considered.

(2)Every director shall inform the listed entity about the committee positions he or she occupies in other listed entities and notify changes as and when they take place.

(3)All members of the board of directors and senior management personnel shall affirm compliance with the code of conduct of board of directors and senior management on an annual basis.

 

(5)Senior management shall make disclosures to the board of directors relating to all material, financial and commercial transactions, where they have personal interest that may have a potential conflict with the interest of the listed entity at large.
Explanation.- For the purpose of this sub-regulation, conflict of interest relates to dealing in the shares of listed entity, commercial dealings with bodies, which have shareholding of management and their relatives etc.

No employee including key managerial personnel or director or promoter of a listed entity shall enter into any agreement for himself/ or on behalf of any other person, with any shareholder or any other third party with regard to compensation or profit sharing in connection with dealings in the securities of such listed entity, unless prior approval for the same has been obtained from the Board of Directors as well as public shareholders by way of an ordinary resolution:

Provided that such agreement, if any, whether subsisting or expired, entered during the preceding three years from the date of coming into force of this sub-regulation, shall be disclosed to the stock exchanges for public dissemination:

Provided further that subsisting agreement, if any, as on the date of coming into force of this sub-regulation shall be placed for approval before the Board of Directors in the forthcoming Board meeting:

Provided further that if the Board of Directors approve such agreement, the same shall be placed before the public shareholders for approval by way of an ordinary resolution in the forthcoming general meeting:

Provided further that all interested persons involved in the transaction covered under the agreement shall abstain from voting in the general meeting.

Explanation – For the purposes of this sub-regulation, ‘interested person’ shall mean any person holding voting rights in the listed entity and who is in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, interested in an agreement or proposed agreement, entered into or to be entered into by such a person or by any employee or key managerial personnel or director or promoter of such listed entity with any shareholder or any other third party with respect to compensation or profit sharing in connection with the securities of such listed entity.

 

26A. (1) Any vacancy in the office of Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Whole Time Director or Manager shall be filled by the listed entity at the earliest and in any case not later than three months from the date of such vacancy:

 where the listed entity is required to obtain approval of regulatory, government or statutory authorities to fill up such vacancies, then the vacancies shall be filled up by the listed entity at the earliest and in any case not later than six months from the date of vacancy;

Provided that the listed entity shall not fill such vacancy by appointing a person in interim capacity, unless such appointment is made in accordance with the laws applicable in case of a fresh appointment to such office and the obligations under such laws are made applicable to such person.

(2) Any vacancy in the office of the Chief Financial Officer shall be filled by the listed entity at the earliest and in any case not later than three months from the date of such vacancy:

 where the listed entity is required to obtain approval of regulatory, government or statutory authorities to fill up such vacancy, then the vacancy shall be filled up by the listed entity at the earliest and in any case not later than six months from the date of vacancy;

Provided that the listed entity shall not fill such vacancy by appointing a person in interim capacity, unless such appointment is made in accordance with the laws applicable in case of a fresh appointment to such office and the obligations under such laws are made applicable to such person.”

Substituted vide Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2016 dated 04.01.2017. To view the notification,Click Here
Substituted vide Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2016 dated 04.01.2017. To view the notification,Click Here
Substituted vide SEBI Notification dated 17.01.2023 regarding the SEBI (Listing Obligation and Disclosure Requirements) (Amendment) (Regulations), 2023. To view the Notification, Click here.
Inserted vide SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2021 notification dated 05.05.2021. To view the notification, Click Here
Inserted vide SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2021 dated 07.09.2021. To view the notification, Click Here
Omitted vide SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2021 notification dated 05.05.2021. To view the notification, Click Here
Inserted vide Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2016 dated 04.01.2017. To view the notification,Click Here
Inserted vide SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2021 notification dated 05.05.2021. To view the notification, Click Here
Inserted vide SEBI Notification dated 14.06.2023 regarding SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2023. To view the notification, Click Here
Inserted vide Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations, 2024 dated 17.05.2024. To view the Notification, Click Here.
Inserted vide Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations, 2024 dated 17.05.2024. To view the Notification, Click Here.
Inserted vide Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations, 2024 dated 17.05.2024. To view the Notification, Click Here.
Inserted vide Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations, 2024 dated 17.05.2024. To view the Notification, Click Here.

SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2021 dated 07.09.2021


SEBI Notification dated 14.06.2023 regarding SEBI (LODR) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2023


SEBI Notification dated 17.01.2023 regarding SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Amendment) Regulation, 2023.


Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2021 dated 05.05.2021


Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2016 dated 04/01/2017


The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations, 2024 dated 17.05.2024


CAIRR PLUS on Google Playsecretarial automation?Subscribe for Updates