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Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in CPD Program |

Orientation Programme of 38th Batch of Chartered Secretary Course of ICSB Held

Orientation Programme of 38th Batch of Chartered Secretary Course of ICSB Held

Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) organized an Orientation Programme for the students of 38th Batch of Chartered Secretary Course at ICSB Campus, Padma Life Tower (7th Floor), 115, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Bangla Motor, Dhaka on August 06, 2016. Mohammad Asad Ullah, FCS, President of the Institute formally inaugurated the Programme. Welcoming the newly enrolled students of Chartered Secretary Course, Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS, appreciated them for their decision to enroll themselves in ICSB. In his speech, he mentioned that Chartered Secretary profession is now a challenging and rewarding profession in Corporate Management sector and there is a wide range of professional scope both at home and abroad. He further added that unlike other professionals, Chartered Secretary profession has a deficit of professionals, as there are more than 1.5 lakh companies registered in Registrar of Joint Stock Companies (RJSC) and all the listed companies, according to the BSEC Corporate Governance guidelines, require to have Company Secretaries. Photo Caption: Md. Shahid Farooqui FCS, Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS, &...

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Posted by on May 2, 2016 in CPD Program |

ICSB CPD PROGRAMME held on “An Overview of New Value Added Tax (VAT) Act”

ICSB CPD PROGRAMME held on “An Overview of New Value Added Tax (VAT) Act”

Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) organized a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme on “An Overview of New Value Added Tax (VAT) Act” on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Institute premises at Padma Life Tower (7th Floor) 115 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Bangla Motor, Dhaka-1000. Dr. Md. Abdur Rouf, Additional Director General, Bangladesh Customs Excise and VAT Training Academy, Chittagong presented the Keynote Paper, while Mohammad Sanaullah FCS, Immediate Past President, ICSB and Corporate Affairs Director & Company Secretary, Singer Bangladesh Ltd was the Session Chairman. Md. Monirul Alam FCS Vice President of the Institute offered Vote of Thanks at the end of the session. Dr. Md. Abdur Rouf in his presentation highlighted the distinctions between the current Value Added Tax (VAT) Act and the New Value Added Tax (VAT) Act in details to educate the participants about different features of the new Act. He also mentioned the background of this new Act while focusing on the implementation stages of the New Value Added Tax (VAT) Act-...

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Posted by on Jan 31, 2016 in CPD Program |

ICSB CPD PROGRAMME held on “Role of Company Secretary in Banking and Non-banking Financial Institutions”

ICSB CPD PROGRAMME held on “Role of Company Secretary in Banking and Non-banking Financial Institutions”

Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) organized a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme on “Role of company secretary in banking and non-banking financial institutions” on Thursday, January 28, 2015 at the Institute Premises at Padma Life Tower (7th Floor) 115 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Bangla Motor, Dhaka-1000. Mr. Safiar Rahman FCS Deputy Managing Director & Company Secretary, Eastern Bank Limited presented the Keynote Paper, while Mohammad Sanaullah FCS, Immediate Past President, ICSB and Corporate Affairs Director & Company Secretary, Singer Bangladesh Ltd was the Session Chairman. Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS graced the occasion as the President of the Institute and formally inaugurated the programme. Mr. Safiar Rahman in his presentation highlighted on the role & responsibilities of Company Secretaries in Banking and Non-Banking Financial Institutions of Bangladesh. He mentioned about different crucial roles played by a Company Secretary in respect of Strategic Management, Administrative Control, Advisory Role, Core Coordination and Compliance Maintenance. Official Discussants were Mr. Md. Monirul Alam FCS, SVP & Company Secretary, Dutch Bangla Bank and...

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Posted by on Dec 30, 2015 in CPD Program |

ICSB CPD Program held on Corporate Governance Practice in Bangladesh

ICSB CPD Program held on Corporate Governance Practice in Bangladesh

Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) organized a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program on “Corporate Governance Practice in Bangladesh” on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Institute Premises at Padma Life Tower (7th Floor) 115 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Bangla Motor, Dhaka-1000. A large number of Members of ICSB participated in this programme. Mohammad Sanaullah FCS, Immediate Past President, ICSB and Corporate Affairs Director & Company Secretary, Singer Bangladesh Ltd. presented the Keynote Paper, while Prof. Md. Helal Uddin Nizami, Commissioner, Bangladesh Securities & Exchange Commission (BSEC) was the Session Chairman. Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS President of the Institute was also present. Mr. Sanaullah in his presentation highlighted on some important features of global best practices of corporate governance, while he also reviewed the existing guidelines of corporate governance along with comparison. He mentioned that corporate governance is the system by which companies are directed, managed and encouraged to create value and provide accountability and control systems commensurate with the risks involved. Mr. Sanaullah produced very timely recommendations...

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Posted by on Dec 5, 2015 in CPD Program |

CPD Programme at ICSB

CPD Programme at ICSB

CPD PROGRAM ON ‘CHARTERED SECRETARIES IN PRACTICE HELD AT ICSB Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) organized a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program on ‘Chartered Secretaries in Practice’ on Thursday, November 26, 2015 at the Institute Premises at Padma Life Tower (7th Floor) 115 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Bangla Motor, Dhaka-1000. Mr. A.K.A. Muqtadir FCS, Past President, ICSB and Chief Consultant, Al-Muqtadir Associates, Chartered Secretaries & Consultants presented the Keynote Paper and gave a brief outline of the Chartered Secretaries in Practice in Bangladesh. Mohammad Sanaullah FCS, Immediate Past President and Chairman, Professional Development Committee, ICSB was the Session Chairman. Mr. Muqtadir in his presentation highlighted the nature and scope of private practice as Chartered Secretaries and focused on the diverse challenges associated it. He also underscored the need for necessary linkage of the practicing profession of Chartered Secretaries with other important Laws namely: the Companies Act, BSEC Rules, Stock Exchanges Regulations, Tax and other Laws etc. for further and sustainable development in whole of the profession of...

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Posted by on Aug 29, 2015 in CPD Program |

ICSB CPD Program On “Dhaka Stock Exchange (Listing) Regulations, 2015”

ICSB CPD Program On “Dhaka Stock Exchange (Listing) Regulations, 2015”

Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Bangladesh (ICSB) organized a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program on “Dhaka Stock Exchange (Listing) Regulations, 2015” on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at the Institute Premises at Padma Life Tower (7th Floor) 115 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Bangla Motor, Dhaka-1000. Professor Dr. Swapan Kumar Bala FCMA, Managing Director, Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited presented the Keynote Paper and gave a brief outline of the new regulations for listing companies of Bangladesh. Mohammad Sanaullah FCS, Director and Company Secretary, Singer Bangladesh Limited and also the Immediate Past President and Chairman, Professional Development Committee of ICSB was the session chairman while Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS, graced the occasion as the President of the Institute. Mr. Bala in his presentation highlighted on the major features of the listing regulations, 2015  of Dhaka Stock Exchange that  includes  Listing of Securities, Undertakings, Direct Listing, Post Listing,  Continuous Compliances, Listing And Annual Fees, Halt, Suspension And De-Listing , Inspection and  Miscellaneous issues of the new listing regulations, 2015. Mohammad Asad Ullah FCS,...

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