'Independent' Director a Myth

10 Pages Posted: 18 May 2021

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Taha Hajara Muhammad

O. P. Jindal Global University, Jindal Global Law School (JGLS)

Date Written: May 15, 2021


The independence of Independent directors is an important factor to be considered when it comes to the corporate governance and especially when we have a concentrated shareholding pattern. The rights of the minority shareholders, maintaining transparency in the management of the company and policy decisions which are very much central part of running of any company. But in order to fulfil all these duties it is important that the independent director is independent free from any constraints of the Board of Directors or promoters.

Keywords: Independent Director

JEL Classification: G38

Suggested Citation

Muhammad, Taha Hajara, 'Independent' Director a Myth (May 15, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3846870 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3846870

Taha Hajara Muhammad (Contact Author)

O. P. Jindal Global University, Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) ( email )

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New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh/Haryana

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