Starting soon: An exam on ethics and law for company directors

Coming up: Independent directors on company boards will soon have to clear an online exam before they can be appointed, said Injeti Srinivas, the top bureaucrat in charge of corporate affairs.

It will be an online assessment covering the basics of Indian company law, ethics, and capital market norms among other areas – and aspiring directors can take this exam unlimited number of times (via).

Will this help solve the lack of corporate ethics among companies (including startups)?

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