IIM Calcutta’s Professor of Finance and Control Dr. Rama Seth and her doctoral student Varun Jindal have bagged the Emerald India Best Paper Award at the recently concluded Fifth Pan IIM World Management Conference (WMC) for their jointly authored paper. The award carries a trophy and a certificate in addition to a monetary component. The award-winning paper, which is titled "A New Order of Financing Investments: Evidence from Acquisitions by India's Listed Firms," is a part of the doctoral dissertation work carried out by Varun.
V.K. Unni, Professor of IIM Calcutta took part in a CNBC-TV18 discussion on Corporate Governance titled ‘The Governance Code’. M. Damodaran, Founder-Excellence Enablers Private Limited and former Chairman of SEBI, Ketan Dalal, Managing Partner at Catalyst Advisors and former Managing Partner of PwC India, and Shriram Subramanian, Managing Director-InGovern Research were the other members taking part in the discussion which was moderated by Mridu Bhandari. The topic of discussion was corporate governance in India – current environment and desired future.
By Ashok Banerjee & Kamran Quddus
It was April 5, 2011, and Anna Hazare was on a hunger strike as part of the Jan Lokpal Bill agitation. The entire nation’s attention was on Hazare and the electronic media were fuelling such attention with round-the-clock coverage. Debates swirled in offices, universities and Parliament on the legitimacy of Hazare’s fast.
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