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SEBI revises regulation for Depositories and Participants

Recently, SEBI mandated issue of securities in dematerialised form and directed Board of directors to abstain from approving any physical transfer w.e.f. October 2, 2018 in case of unlisted public companies and w.e.f. April 1, 2019 in case of entities having its specified securities listed on stock exchange. Depositories viz. NSDL and CDS...

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Extension of Deadline: Now convert your Physical Shares to Demat till 31st March-2019

In a major move taken by the capital market regulator, SEBI, it has given a big relief to the investors at large who are still holding the physical shares of the listed companies but have not converted them into Demat format till date and the last date to convert such shares was 5th December, 2018 […]...

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SEBI comes with format of Annual Secretarial Compliance Report  

SEBI circular dated February 8, 2019 brought in concept of annual secretarial compliance report and Annual secretarial audit report. This write-up deliberates upon the above mentioned reports and the motive behind bringing in the same. ...

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FAQs on Secretarial Compliance Report

The SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 have been amended to include the following Regulation: 24A: Secretarial Audit Every  listed  entity  and  its  material  unlisted  subsidiaries  incorporated  in  India  shall  undertake  secretarial  audit  and  shall  annex  with  its  ann...

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Annual Secretarial Audit & Compliance Report format for listed entities & their material subsidiaries

Every Listed Company and every material unlisted subsidiary (incorporated in India) of listed company has to submit Secretarial Audit Report in Form MR-3 in its Annual Report. Every Listed Company has to submit an Annual Compliance Report to the Stock Exchanges within 60 days of the end of the Financial Year....

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Paper on Amendment of SEBI InvIT / REIT Regulations, 2014

Consultation Paper on Amendment of SEBI (Infrastructure Investment Trusts) Regulation, 2014 and SEBI (Real Estate Investment Trusts) Regulation, 2014 ...

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Guidance Note on Reports in Company Prospectuses (Revised 2019)

Guidance Note on Reports in Company Prospectuses (Revised 2019) Readers may note that this Guidance Note supersedes the Guidance Note on Reports in Company Prospectuses (Revised 2016) issued by the ICAI in December 2016. The ‘Guidance Note on Reports in Company Prospectuses’ provides guidance to the practitioners in case of engagement...

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Consultation paper on design of commodity indices and product design for futures on commodity indices

Securities and Exchange Board of India Consultation paper on design of commodity indices and product design for futures on commodity indices 1. Objective 1.1. The objective of this consultation paper is to seek comments / views from the public on commodity index design and product design for futures on commodity indices. 2. Background 2.1...

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New Settlement Rules of SEBI effective from 01.01.2019

SEBI has introduced the SEBI (Settlement Proceedings) Regulations, 2018 that have been notified on 30.11.2018 and will come into effect from 01.01.2019. On the date of commencement of these Regulations the existing SEBI (Settlement of Administrative and Civil Proceedings) Regulations, 2014 shall stand repealed....

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Do’s and Don’ts while dealing with Investment Advisers

Always deal with SEBI registered Investment Advisers. Ensure that the Investment Adviser has a valid registration certificate. Pay only advisory fees to your Investment Adviser. Make payments of advisory fees through banking channels only and maintain duly signed receipts mentioning the details of your payments....

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SAT quashes Appeal filed by PWC, No Extension to carry out audit

Price Waterhouse & Co. Bangalore LLP Vs. SEBI (Securities Appellate Tribunal) - Price Waterhouse & Co. Bangalore LLP Vs SEBI (Securities Appellate Tribunal) 1. By this Miscellaneous Application Applicants / Original Appellants seek extension of the period of interim relief granted by this Appellate Tribunal vide order dated 15.02.2018. By the said order Applicants /Appellan...

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Naive to say that screen-based trades are anonymous and not synchronised: SC

Securities And Exchange Board Of India Vs. Rakhi Trading Private Ltd. (Supreme Court of India) - The Supreme Court has set aside an order of the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) which held that only if there is market impact on account of sham transactions, could there be violation of the Prohibition of Fraudulent and Unfair Trade Practices Regulations. ...

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SC orders Auction of Sahara’s Ambey Valley City; Subrata Roy to attend on 27.04.2017

S.E.B.I. Vs Sahara India Real Estate Corpn. Ltd. & ors. (Supreme Court of India) - As no amount has been deposited by the contemnor, we are inclined to go ahead with auction for the Aamby Valley City near Lonavala, Maharashtra. Let the matter be listed at 2 p.m. on 27th April, 2017, on which day, the contemnor, Mr. Subrata Roy Sahara, shall remain personally present before this Co...

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SEBI bars ‘Reliance Industries’ from accessing equity market

Re. Reliance Petroleum Ltd. (RPL) (SEBI) - Going by the facts narrated by Noticee No. 1, liquidation of 5 % stake was decided. The same had to be done in an orderly manner. There was no outer time fixed for liquidation. Being guided by the analysts reports and the price trends of the scrip, Noticee No. 1 decided to start the sale in November...

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Sahara to pay Rs. 750 crore before due diligence to sell its hotel in USA

S.E.B.I. Vs. Sahara India Real Estate Corpn. Ltd.& Ors. (Supreme Court) - SC Said The permission can only be granted if SAHARA deposits a sum of Rs.750 crores before the Registry of this Court on or before 17th April, 2017...

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SEBI Advisory Committee at Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs)

Circular No. SEBI/HO/MRD/DOP2DSA2/CIR/P/2019/31 - (15/02/2019) - Securities and Exchange Board of India CIRCULAR SEBI/HO/MRD/DOP2DSA2/CIR/P/2019/31 February 15, 2019 To All Stock Exchanges, Clearing Corporations and Depositories. Sir/ Madam, Subject: Advisory Committee at Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs) 1. SEBI, vide circular no. SEBI/HO/MRD/DOP2DSA2/CI...

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BSE issued circular on Filing of Annual Reports In XBRl Mode

LIST/COMP/40/2018-19 - (08/02/2019) - The Bombay Stock Exchange issued Circular no. LIST/COMP/40/2018-19 Dated 08.02.2019 on Filing of Annual Reports in XBRL Mode for Listed Companies. In continuation to the Circulars to the Companies dated November 30, 2015, March 11, 2016 and March 16, 2016 with regards to mandatory filing of infor...

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Framework for utilization of FSD available with Clearing Corporations & WDRA

SEBI/HO/CDMRD/DNPMP/CIR/P/2019/29 - (11/02/2019) - In order to rationalize security deposit and after consultation with WDRA & Exchanges/Clearing Corporations, it has been decided that Recognized Clearing Corporations having commodity derivatives segment shall adhere to the following norms for utilization of security deposit:...

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Relaxation from requirement to furnish a copy of PAN for transfer of equity shares of listed entities executed by non-residents

Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/DOS3/CIR/P/201 9/30 - (11/02/2019) - The Securities and Exchange Board of India has issued circular for Relaxation from requirement to furnish a copy of PAN for transfer of equity shares of listed entities executed by non-residents vide circular dated Feb 11, 2019 . The provisions of Para (A) (1) of Schedule VII of SEBI (Listing Ob...

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SEBI notifies Format for annual secretarial audit report & compliance report

Circular No. CIR/CFD/CMD1/27/2019 - (08/02/2019) - Format for annual secretarial audit report and annual secretarial compliance report for listed entities and their material subsidiaries as notified by SEBI on 08.02.2019...

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SEBI revises regulation for Depositories and Participants

Recently, SEBI mandated issue of securities in dematerialised form and directed Board of directors to abstain from approving any physical transfer w.e.f. October 2, 2018 in case of unlisted public companies and w.e.f. April 1, 2019 in case of entities having its specified securities listed on stock exchange. Depositories viz. NSDL and CDS...

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Extension of Deadline: Now convert your Physical Shares to Demat till 31st March-2019

In a major move taken by the capital market regulator, SEBI, it has given a big relief to the investors at large who are still holding the physical shares of the listed companies but have not converted them into Demat format till date and the last date to convert such shares was 5th December, 2018 […]...

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SEBI Advisory Committee at Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs)

Circular No. SEBI/HO/MRD/DOP2DSA2/CIR/P/2019/31 (15/02/2019)

Securities and Exchange Board of India CIRCULAR SEBI/HO/MRD/DOP2DSA2/CIR/P/2019/31 February 15, 2019 To All Stock Exchanges, Clearing Corporations and Depositories. Sir/ Madam, Subject: Advisory Committee at Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs) 1. SEBI, vide circular no. SEBI/HO/MRD/DOP2DSA2/CIR/P/2019/13 dated January 10, 2019, inte...

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BSE issued circular on Filing of Annual Reports In XBRl Mode

LIST/COMP/40/2018-19 (08/02/2019)

The Bombay Stock Exchange issued Circular no. LIST/COMP/40/2018-19 Dated 08.02.2019 on Filing of Annual Reports in XBRL Mode for Listed Companies. In continuation to the Circulars to the Companies dated November 30, 2015, March 11, 2016 and March 16, 2016 with regards to mandatory filing of information with the Exchange in electronic m...

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SEBI comes with format of Annual Secretarial Compliance Report  

SEBI circular dated February 8, 2019 brought in concept of annual secretarial compliance report and Annual secretarial audit report. This write-up deliberates upon the above mentioned reports and the motive behind bringing in the same. ...

Read More
Posted Under: SEBI |

Framework for utilization of FSD available with Clearing Corporations & WDRA

SEBI/HO/CDMRD/DNPMP/CIR/P/2019/29 (11/02/2019)

In order to rationalize security deposit and after consultation with WDRA & Exchanges/Clearing Corporations, it has been decided that Recognized Clearing Corporations having commodity derivatives segment shall adhere to the following norms for utilization of security deposit:...

Read More

Relaxation from requirement to furnish a copy of PAN for transfer of equity shares of listed entities executed by non-residents

Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/DOS3/CIR/P/201 9/30 (11/02/2019)

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has issued circular for Relaxation from requirement to furnish a copy of PAN for transfer of equity shares of listed entities executed by non-residents vide circular dated Feb 11, 2019 . The provisions of Para (A) (1) of Schedule VII of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) R...

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FAQs on Secretarial Compliance Report

The SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 have been amended to include the following Regulation: 24A: Secretarial Audit Every  listed  entity  and  its  material  unlisted  subsidiaries  incorporated  in  India  shall  undertake  secretarial  audit  and  shall  annex  with  its  ann...

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Annual Secretarial Audit & Compliance Report format for listed entities & their material subsidiaries

Every Listed Company and every material unlisted subsidiary (incorporated in India) of listed company has to submit Secretarial Audit Report in Form MR-3 in its Annual Report. Every Listed Company has to submit an Annual Compliance Report to the Stock Exchanges within 60 days of the end of the Financial Year....

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Introduction To Secretarial Compliance Report

SEBI vide its circular CIR/CFD/CMD1/27/2019 dated February 08, 2019 has specified Format for annual secretarial audit report and annual secretarial compliance report for equity listed entities and their material subsidiaries....

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Get the Latest News on SEBI from Taxguru. Read all the relevant SEBI circulars, updates to SEBI Act and SEBI Regulations exclusively at Taxguru. 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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