SEBI (Foreign Portfolio Investors) (Amendment) Regulations, 2021

Notification No. SEBI/LAD-NRO/GN/2021/32 Dtd. 3rd August, 2021 

The SEBI has notified a new set of regulations to amend the existing SEBI (Foreign Portfolio Investors) Regulations, 2019 which shall come into force as on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

Sr. No. Amendment Effect
1  Substitution: Regulation 4(c)

non-resident Indians or overseas citizens of India or resident Indian individuals may be constituents of the applicant provided they meet the conditions specified by the Board from time to time:

Provided that resident Indian other than individuals, may also be constituents of the applicant, subject to the following conditions, namely –

i. such resident Indian, other than individuals, is an eligible fund manager of

the applicant, as provided under sub-section (4) of section 9A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961); and

ii. the applicant is an eligible investment fund as provided under sub-section (3) of section 9A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961) which has been granted approval under the Income Tax Rules, 1962;

Proviso is added to allow resident Indian other than individuals to become a constituent of applicant subject to conditions prescribed therein.


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