A High Level Roundtable on “Enabling Business Environment in Bangladesh through the Companies Act” on Saturday, 24 January 2015
Date: 24 January 2015
Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) has organized a High Level Roundtable on “Enabling Business Environment in Bangladesh through the Companies Act” on Saturday, 24 January 2015. The objective of the conference was to discuss the proposed amendments to the Companies Act.
Everyone present in the meeting including Mr. Tofail Ahmed, MP; Honorable Commerce Minister, senior members of the ministry, private sector leaders, and senior legal practitioners are all in agreement that there is a need for a new Companies Act. We need it with reflecting the concerns, advice, and suggestion of all the stake holders. The commerce ministry is not only supporting the idea, but is eager to fast track the process. The ministry is requested to update the draft by incorporating some of the comments and suggestions that were shared in the discussion. In order to expedite the process, the second round table meeting is to be held in March under the leadership of Hon’ble Minister with the hope of delivering a vibrant companies Act in the near future.