ROC Granted Permission to File Complaint Against CA/CS by MCA

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has directed the Registrar of Companies of National Capital Delhi and Haryana to file complaints against CA/CS who allegedly have been indulging in professional misconduct. 

The MCA in its communication document to ROC stated that “

This is in reference to your letter dated 18.02.2022 stating that as per SOP dated 10.12.2021, Professional Institutes against professionals i.ei Chartered Account s and Company Secretaries are required to be filed providing the names of the following professionals indulged in professional misconduct and have not discharged their duties as per law. In this regard, you are hereby authorised to file complaints against the following professionals before the concerned institutes and submit the ATR at the earliest” 

The authorisation has been granted to take action against seven CAs and six CSs working with ten private limited companies.

With this move, the MCA is prompting the institutes to establish a professional misconduct directive against its members.