The finance team & the financing bank – how to get things going again

There is a new strain between the finance teams and the bankers these days. Here is a checklist on how to thaw that relationship all over again.   Among the finance circles, most conversations are nowadays hovering around whether debt proposals submitted are being looked into positively by the lenders? Bank funding challenges have become acute with… Read More

What can finance teams learn from the soccer World Cup?

Leadership lessons can come from any arena. The football field is great place to glean some new wisdom. Veteran finance head, Robin Banerjee enunciates a few learnings for the finance professionals and teams. The excitement around the world’s most watched sporting event just got over. The tantalizing moments of great goals and the heartbreaks among… Read More

Are CAs responsible for the current ethical mess?

CAs have done a wonderful job so far, says Robin Banerjee. Now, they need to regroup, revamp and re-deliver, to turn away the fingers that are being pointed at them. Members from two august professions are in the news nowadays for all the wrong reasons. Doctors are being linked with diagnostic centers for suggesting excessive… Read More

Shareholder activism & Deepak Parekh

The reappointment of Deepak Parekh as a Director at HDFC could not have been by a more laser thin margin. This, however, is not going to be an isolated instance, says Robin Banerjee. India Inc can easily prepare itself for more such episodes. When HDFC Chairman speaks, India listens – be it the business community or the… Read More