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Steps taken by SEBI to create SIP investments awareness

Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs) in Mutual Funds in India has almost doubled from 60 lakh as on 31st March 2014 to 116.3 lakh as on 31st March 2016. It has further increased to 134.5 lakh as on 31st October 2016....

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Amendment to SEBI (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations, 2012 regarding Angel Funds

PR No. 161/2016 (23/11/2016)

i) The upper limit for number of angel investors in a scheme is increased from forty nine to two hundred. ii) The definition of start-up for Angel Funds investments be similar to definition of DIPP as given in their start-up policy. Accordingly, Angel Funds will be allowed to invest in start-ups incorporated within five years, which was e...

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Investment/trading in securities by employees of AMC(s) and Trustees of Mutual Funds

Circulars No. SEBI/HO/IMD/DF2/CIR/P/2016/124 (17/11/2016)

A. Please refer to SEBI circulars dated May 08, 2001, June 20, 2002, July 11, 2003, December 15, 2009 and May 22, 2014, on the captioned subject. With an objective to bring about alignment of these SEBI circulars providing guidelines for Investment/Trading in Securities by employees of AMC(s) and Trustees with the principles laid down in ...

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Review of requirement for copy of PAN Card to open accounts of FPIs

Circulars No. CIR/IMD/FPIC/123/2016 (17/11/2016)

Based on representations received from stakeholders and to further ease the PAN verification process at the time of account opening of FPIs, it is decided that the intermediaries can verify the PAN of FPIs online from website authorised by Income Tax department at the time of account-opening for FPIs. ...

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Compensation Agreements under SEBI Regulations

Compensation agreement is an agreement between the private equity (PE) and the promoters, directors and Key Managerial Person (KMP) of the listed entities whereby the PE agrees to share an agreed proportion of the profits above a certain threshold limit made by them at the time of selling the shares...

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Day count convention for debt securities issued under SEBI Listing Regulations, 2008

CIRCULAR No. CIR/IMD/DF-1/122/2016 (11/11/2016)

Clarification on aspects related to day count convention for debt securities issued under the SEBI (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) Regulations, 2008...

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Upload existing clients’ KYC details with CKYCR: SEBI

Circular No. CIR/MIRSD/120/2016 (10/11/2016)

Mutual funds and Intermediaries other than mutual funds may follow the following time lines in respect of uploading KYC data of the existing individual clients with CKYCR....

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Circular on Enhanced Standards for Credit Rating Agencies

PR No. 150/2016 and Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/MIRSD4/CIR/P/2016/119 (01/11/2016)

Circular covers following- 1. Formulation of Rating Criteria and rating processes and public disclosure of the same.2. Accountability of Rating Analysts...

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Exit Order In Respect Of Bombay Commodity Exchange Limited

PR No. 151/2016 (01/11/2016)

Whole Time Member, SEBI has passed an Order on Oct 28, 2016 providing the exit to Bombay Commodity Exchange Limited (BCEL). BCEL is the first commodity derivatives exchange / deemed stock exchange to exit after merger of Forward Markets Commission with SEBI....

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Reg. Freezing of Promoter & Promoter group Demat accounts

Circular No. SEBI/HO/CFD/CMD/CIR/P/2016/116 (26/10/2016)

Freezing of Promoter and Promoter group Demat accounts for Non-­compliance with certain provisions of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015...

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SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) was established in 1988 as a non-statutory body to regulate the Indian securities market. On April 12th, 1992, the Government of India made SEBI an autonomous body and offered statutory powers by passing the SEBI Act 1992 in the Parliament. SEBI is the regulator for the Indian securities market and has three major functions:  quasi-judicial, quasi-legislative and quasi-executive.

With the increase in the number of dealings in the Indian stock markets, a lot of malpractices was seen like price rigging, the unofficial premium on a new issue, delay in shares delivery, violations with respect to rules and regulations of the stock exchange and the listing requirements. With all such malpractices in place, the customers were losing their faith and confidence in the Indian stock exchange. Hence, the Indian government decided to set up a regulatory body or an agency known as SEBI (Securities Exchange Board of India).

SEBI drafts the regulations in the legislative capacity, it conducts investigations and enforces actions as per its executive function and it also passes orders and rulings as per its judicial capacity.The Indian Government has been vested SEBI with the following powers:

  • for approving the by−laws of stock exchanges.
  • requiring the stock exchange for amending their by−laws.
  • inspecting the books of accounts and calling for periodical returns from the recognized stock exchanges.
  • inspecting the books of accounts of the financial intermediaries.
  • compelling companies for list their shares on stock exchanges.
  • registration brokers.

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