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SEBI Chairman’s Address at 25th AGM of AMFI

Ladies and Gentlemen, a very good morning to all of you. I would like to thank AMFI for giving me this opportunity to address their 25th AGM. Leaving aside the limitations of a virtual mode of address, I will try to share my thoughts with you on the Mutual Fund industry at this crucial time....

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Britannia Industries settles Alleged due diligence Case with SEBI

The Capital Market Regulator on 19th Sept 2020 has settled a case related to default in due diligence in the Britannia Industries and passed a final order to pay over Rs. 46 lakh towards settlement charge to markets regulator SEBI to resolve such alleged failure to carry out due diligence before giving effect to “Transmission of sha...

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NSE EMERGE: Investment opportunities in emerging companies

One revisits good schemes introduced some time back and forgotten due to a sudden change of fortune in the economy, temporarily. Let me enthuse you with some gems under the aegis of NSE, a world-famous investment platform to benefit all investment-related stakeholders. Let me introduce you to NSE – Emerge which is a credible and [&helli...

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Rationalization of Eligibility criteria & Disclosure requirements for Rights Issues

Press Release No. 51/2020-SEBI (23/09/2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India Press Release No. 51/2020 Rationalization of Eligibility criteria and Disclosure requirements for Rights Issues SEBI has decided to amend SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2018 to rationalise eligibility criteria and disclosure requirements for Rights Issues’ with an ...

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Procedure of capturing PAN of promoters from listed companies- Reg.

SEBI/CIR/CFD/DCR1/CIR/P/2020/181 (23/09/2020)

It has been decided to use the procedure of capturing the PAN of the promoters from listed companies as mentioned in para 2,3 & 4 of the Annexure A of the circular dated September 09, 2020 for SAST disclosures too....

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SEBI guidelines on resources for Mutual Fund Trustees applicable from 01.01.2021

SEBI/HO/IMD/DF4/CIR/P/2020/178 (23/09/2020)

Securities and Exchange Board of India CIRCULAR SEBI/HO/IMD/DF4/CIR/P/2020/178 September 23, 2020 All Mutual Funds (MFs)/ Asset Management Companies (AMCs)/ Trustee Companies/ Board of Trustees of Mutual Funds/ Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) Sir/ Madam, Sub: Resources for Trustees of Mutual Funds 1. SEBI, vide circular no. SE...

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SEBI Guidelines for Investment Advisers

SEBI/HO/IMD/DF1/CIR/P/2020/182 (23/09/2020)

Securities an Exchange Board of India CIRCULAR SEBI/HO/I M D/DF1/CIR/P/2020/182 September 23, 2020 All SEBI Registered Investment Advisers Sir/Madam, Subject: Guidelines for Investment Advisers 1. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), after considering the inputs from public consultation, reviewed the framework for regulation of ...

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SEBI: Alternate Risk Management Framework in case of Near Zero & Negative Prices

Circular No. SEBI/HO/CDMRD/DRMP/CIR/P/2020/176  (21/09/2020)

In order to enable risk management framework to handle such a scenario of ’near zero’ and negative prices, SEBI constituted a Task Force of Clearing Corporations (CCs) and market participants to review the risk management framework in such cases. The following has been decided based upon the recommendations of the said Task Force...

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SEBI permits Write-off of shares held by FPIs

Circular No. SEBI/HO/IMD/FPI&C/CIR/P/2020/177 (21/09/2020)

It has been decided to permit said FPIs to writeoff shares of all companies which they are unable to sell. In this regard, the process detailed at para 17 of Part C of the said Operational Guidelines shall be complied with....

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Revision of NAV rules for mutual funds

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has ordered mutual funds to apply the Net Asset Value (NAV) rules consistently across all schemes upon the realisation of funds. The Capital market regulator has also stiffened rules on the processes that fund managers will be required to follow by buying shares. Such rules shall be ef...

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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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