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Fair and transparent access to data feeds of stock exchanges

SEBI/H0/MRD/DP/CIR/P/2017/08 (20/01/2017)

Stock exchanges shall formulate a comprehensive policy document for providing stock market related data to the market participants in a fair and transparent manner, irrespective of the type of mechanism used by the stock exchanges for broadcasting of data....

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Criteria for re-introduction of derivative contracts on Commodities

Circular No. SEBI/HO/CDMRD/DMP/CIR/P/2017/6 (20/01/2017)

The nature/properties of one commodity differs from another, thereby not all commodities may be suitable for the commodity derivatives trading. It is prudent that before allowing any derivatives contract on any commodity, the appropriateness / usefulness of commencing futures trading in products (not necessarily of just commodities), need...

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Consultation Paper on Amendment to SC(R)(SECC) Regulations, 2012

Consultation Paper on Amendment to SC(R)(SECC) Regulations, 2012 to enable Commodity Derivatives Exchanges to Deal in Instruments relating to Commodity Derivatives including Options...

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Issue of NCR Preference Shares & Debt Securities by Municipalities

All about rating of Non-convertible Redeemable Preference shares and debt Securities by Municipalities which are issued to public...

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Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) – An Overview

Securities Appellate Tribunal is a statutory body established under the provisions of Section 15K of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 to hear and to dispose appeals against orders passed by the Securities and Exchange board of India or by an adjudicating officer under the Act....

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SEBI discusses Issues and Developments in Corporate Governance

PR No. 4/2017 (14/01/2017)

It has to be realized that good corporate governance is about helping the company achieve its objectives, implement its corporate strategy, while keeping the interest of various stakeholders in mind....

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8 key decisions taken by SEBI on 14th January 2017

PR No. 5/2017 (14/01/2017)

The Board approved the proposal to amend various Regulations to enable the market participants to make payments to SEBI through digital mode (such as NEFT/RTGS) as well....

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SEBI (Foreign Portfolio Investors) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017

Notification No. SEBI/LAD/NRO/GN/2016-17/018 (12/01/2017)

No. SEBI/LAD/NRO/GN/2016-17/018.─In exercise of the powers conferred under section 30 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 (15 of 1992), the Securities and Exchange Board of India hereby, makes the following regulations to further amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Foreign Portfolio Investors) Regulatio...

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

Notification No. SEBI/LAD/NRO/GN/2016-17/020 (12/01/2017)

These regulations may be called the Securities Contracts (Regulation) (Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017....

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Checklist of Quarterly Compliance for Listing Company

Sr.No Regulation No. Compliance Quarterly/Half Yearly/Annually Time Period Due Date Date on which to be filed 1 13(3) Statement of Investor complaints. Quarterly Within 21 days from the end of each quarter. 21st July 21st October 21st January 21st April 2 27(2) Corporate Governance. Quarterly Within 15 days from end of each quarter. 15th ...

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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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