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Infosys row: Sebi says it will not spare anyone found guilty

Infosys has recently attracted regulatory attention for alleged lapses in corporate governance

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

(Left to right) R Shesayee, Chairman of the Board and Vishal Sikka, CEO Infosys during a press conference in Mumbai. (Photo: Suryakant Niwate)

Amid the giant coming under the scanner for alleged malpractices, chairman on Friday said the regulator will not spare any violations irrespective of whether the entity found guilty is big or small.

"Any input that we receive from any source is taken to its logical end. does not believe that just because some allegations have been made, is true," Sinha told reporters at the international conference of commodity derivatives.

"We have to apply our mind and follow the due process. All I can assure you is that after an investigation if we conclude that something wrong has happened then they will not be spared howsoever big or small they are," he said without naming any company.

has become the latest major corporate to attract regulatory attention for alleged lapses being played out in public after the Tatas, United Spirits and Ricoh India, among others.

A senior official had recently told PTI that they are keeping a "close watch" on all the developments with a "special focus" to ensure that minority investors' interests are safeguarded.

While and its top management led by chief executive Vishal Sikka have put up a brave face saying all was well in the company and denied any misgovernance or any other lapses, there have been reports that the founders of the giant are not happy with the current leadership team.

Some former Infosys executives have also raised questions about the way the company is being run currently, as also about the pay packages of some people including severance deals given to a few.

First Published: Sat, February 18 2017. 01:55 IST