CS Makarand Lele
Makarand Lele is a Fellow Company Secretary (FCS) and a member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India since 1992. He has completedhis Commerce graduation(B.Com) from Garware College of Commerce Pune and Law graduation (L.L.B) from ILS Law College Pune. He holds the Certificate of Practice of ICSI since 1993.
He has co-founded MRM ASSOCIATES, a firm of Company Secretariesin Pune in the year 2001 and MRM Corporate Advisor Private Limited.
His expertise is in providing total business solutions.He has been consulting to various Indian and International businesses on compliances, governance, risk management, joint ventures, policies, structuring and various critical matters in corporate laws over two decades.
He is actively associated with Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI)since 1994. He was a Chairman of the Pune Chapter for the year 2003, when chapter was conferred with the award of ‘Best National Chapter’in India.
He was a member of Western India Regional Council of ICSI for the two terms from 2007-14.He was the Chairman of Western Regional Council in the year 2011.
He is Central Council Member of ICSI for the term of 2015-2019 and is elected to the post of Vice- President for the year 2017. He was first Chairman of Auditing Standards Board formed by ICSI.
He has recently been empaneled as“Mediator & Conciliator” by the Government of India.
He is a Core Group Member of Corporate Legislation sub-committee of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (MCCIA) and was invitee on the Business Law Syllabus Review Committee of University of Pune.
He is a popular faculty for training programmes & seminars organized by ICSI & other professional bodies.He is a guest faculty for regulatory and judicial training programmes of government of India and private organizations. He has delivered several lectures on various segments of the CompaniesAct, FEMA, sustainability, governance, compliances and business setup.
He was a mentor member of ICSIeditorial team, who developed a research basedbook “Premier on Company Law”consistingexclusive commentary on Companies Act, 2013.
He regularly contributes to professional and business journals & in local leading newspapers & magazines. He writes blog on corporate laws & runs discussion forums for the benefit of members & students on social media.