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Securities Contracts (Regulation) (Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2017

No. SEBI/LAD-NRO/GN/2017-18/003 (26/05/2017)

1. These regulations may be called the Securities Contracts (Regulation) (Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2017. 2. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette. ...

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SEBI’s proposal for more stringent Monitoring of Utilization of Issue Proceeds

SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2009 (ICDR Regulations) requires that while raising funds from the public, the company has to mention the object for raising the fund. ...

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Proposed framework for consolidation and re-issuance of debt securities issued under SEBI (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) Regulations, 2008

The Companies Act,1956 had provisions regarding the consolidation and reissuance of debt securities under section 121.This section gave the company power to keep the same security alive for the purpose of re-issue after it's been redeemed....

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Consultation paper for review of circular on Electronic book mechanism for issuance of debt securities on private placement basis

The mandatory limit for EBP mechanism may be reduced from Rs. 500 crores to Rs. 50 crores (i.e. EBP mechanism may be mandated for all private placements of debt securities with an issue size of Rs.50 crores and above, inclusive of green shoe option, if any). Further, the issuer shall specify the amount of green shoe option upfront....

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Permissible investments by Portfolio Managers, Alternate Investment Funds and Mutual Funds operating in IFSC

Circular No. SEBI/HO/MRD/ DSA/CIR/P/2017/ 45 (23/05/2017)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centers) Guidelines, 2015- Permissible investments by Portfolio Managers, Alternate Investment Funds and Mutual Funds operating in IFSC...

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Position limits for cross-currency futures and options contracts (not involving Indian Rupee) on exchanges in International Financial Services Centres (IFSC)

Circular No. SEBI/HO/MRD/DRMNP/CIR/P/2017/43 (17/05/2017)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 were notified on March 27, 2015, which came into force on April 01, 2015 wherein currency derivatives were specified as permissible securities in which dealing may be permitted by stock exchanges in IFSC....

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SEBI: Info about Digital mode of payment to be provided by various intermediaries / other entities

Circular No. SEBI/HO/GSD/T&A/CIR/P/2017/42 (16/05/2017)

SEBI has notified the SEBI (Payment of Fees and Mode of Payment) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017 on March 06, 2017 to enable digital mode of payment (RTGS/NEFT/IMPS etc.) of fees/ penalties/ remittance/ other payments etc....

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Instant Access Facility & Use of e-wallet for investment in Mutual Funds

SEBI/HO/IMD/DF2/CIR/P/2017/39 (08/05/2017)

IAF facilitates credit of redemption proceeds in the bank account of the investor on the same day of redemption request. In order to further enhance the reach of Mutual Funds (MFs) towards the retail investors, it has been decided to issue guidelines for extending IAF. MFs/ AMCs may offer IAF subject to the following conditions:...

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SEBI Circular on disclosure of executive remuneration by Mutual Funds

Circular No.: SEBI/HO/IMD/DF2/CIR/P/2017/35 (28/04/2017)

This circular is issued in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 11 (1) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act 1992, read with the provision of regulation 77 of SEBI (Mutual Funds) Regulations, 1996 to protect the interests of investors in securities and to promote the development of, and to regulate the securities mar...

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IBU in IFSC can act as a Trading Member of an exchange

Circular No. SEBI/HO/MRD/DSA/CIR/P/2017/34 (27/04/2017)

IFSC Banking Unit (IBU) set up in IFSC shall be permitted to act as a Trading Member of an exchange or a Professional Clearing Member of a clearing corporation in IFSC, without forming a separate company, ...

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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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