Neha Baid: Profile

Name Neha Baid
Profession Practising Company Secretary
Firm Name Neha Singhi & Company
Address Ashok Garden Apartment
E Wing-1402
1st TJ Marg, Parel Tank Road,
Upper Parel, Mumbai- 400015
Contact Tele: +9122 67477400 Email: neha@nehasinghi.com, neha_singhi@rediffmail.com
Website www.nehasinghi.com
Career Profile Independently practising as a Company Secretary since October 2008Wide exposure of Company Secretarial functions in medium sized enterprises

Represented matters before Company Law Board

Member of Training and Educational Facilities Committee in the Eastern & Southern Regional programmes of ICSI

Addressed various forums of professional bodies and have written articles for the EIRC Magagine

Areas of Expertise / Knowledge
  • Company & LLP formation
  • Compliances under Company & LLP Law
  • Consultancy in FEMA & FDI related issues
  • Knowledge on Takeovers & Mergers
  • Corporate Governance Report
  • Secretarial Audit (Reconciliation of Share Capital Audit)
  • E-filing
  • Filing of Petitions for change of regd. office, condonation of delay in filing of charge, compounding of offences and oppression & mismanagement
Professional and Academic Qualification Company Secretary (December 2006)

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

52% (All three groups in 1st attempt)

Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) (Year 2005)

Shri Shikshayatan College, Calcutta University

63% (1st Division)

Higher Secondary (ISC) (Year 2002)

Bishop Cotton Girls High School, Bangalore

85% marks

Career Progression Currently Whole-time Practising Company Secretary

Since October 2008

Vinod Kothari & Company, Practising Company Secretary

Junior Partner (August 2007-September 2008)

Internship (January 2007-August 2007)

West Bengal Electronics Industry Development Corporation Limited

Internship (May 2006-January 2007)

Training Role
  1. Member of “Training and Educational Facilities Committee” of EIRC1 of Institute of Companies Secretaries of India
  2. Visiting Faculty in various programmes of EIRC of Institute of Companies Secretaries of India
  3. Faculty in OTC classes of EIRC & SIRC2 on Securities Law and Compliances for Intermediate Students
  4. Rapid course for Intermediate level- Company Secretary at Haldia Law College
  5. Guest faculty at private tutorials on SARFAESI Act
  6. Lectured at IIFT Kolkata on Asset Backed Securities
  7. 1EIRC stands for for Eastern India Regional Council of ICSI

    2SIRC stands for for Southern India Regional Council of ICSI

Professional Experience Neha Singhi & Company (Sole Proprietorship)Since October 2008

  1. Advisory Services to Corporates: Legal Opinions
  2. Incorporation of Companies
  3. Incorporation of Limited Liability Partnerships
  4. Handling compliance of various companies
  5. Search Report for charges and others
  6. Compliance Certificate u/s 383A
  7. Extension of date for holding Annual General Meeting
  8. Change of Name of a Company
  9. E-filing of forms
  10. XBRL filing
  11. Liaison with department in various matters
  12. Contribution of various Articles on the website, magazines etc.
Vinod Kothari & Company, Practising Company Secretary

Junior Partner (August 2007-September 2008)

Internship (January 2007-August 2007)

  1. Preparing and assisting in Articles, write ups and Presentations on varied topics viz. Securitisation, Covered Bonds, Credit Derivatives, Leasing, NBFCs, VCF, and Foreign Investment.
  2. Assistance in preparation of a cash flow model for Securitisation transaction for a Foreign Rating Agency.
  3. Delivered a 2- hour lecture on Asset Backed Funding in Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
  4. Assisted in providing expert opinion on various Company Law, NBFCs, RBI and FEMA matters.
  5. Preparation of advisory notes on various issues related to Direct Taxes and Indirect Taxes (Service Tax, TDS and others).
  6. Incorporation of company
    • Subsidiary of a foreign company
    • Private and Public limited Company
  7. Compounding of offences under Section 621A of the Act: carrying out the procedural formalities for filing of the Application, and representation before Company Law Board.
  8. Making petitions under various sections such as:
    • Change of registered office from one state to another u/s 17.
    • Revival of Section 17 order u/s 18 & 19
    • Condonation of delay for filing of charge u/s 141.
    • Oppression and Mismanagement u/s 397 & 398
    • Rectification of Register of Members u/s 111A
  9. Making reply to show cause notices for various companies.
  10. Conducting Secretarial Audit, Share Transfer Audit, Annual Report Audit for various companies;
  11. Handled Postal ballot Assignment for companies.
  12. Preparation of application for Exemption from SEBI DIP Guidelines.
  13. Coordination for in-principal approval for listing of securities.
  14. Part of the merger assignments team.
  15. Advisory services w.r.t. discharge of regular Company Secretarial functions, e-filing on MCA portal, compliance certificate, drafting of minutes
Personal Information

Interests

  • Travelling and meeting people with diverse backgrounds

  • Keen interest in learning Accupressure

Date of Birth

10th November 1983

Marital Status

Married with Amit kumar Baid on 27th June 2010