Notice No. 20200916-35
Notice Date : 16 Sep 2020
Category : Circulars Listed Companies
Segment : Debt
Subject : Clarification pertaining to submission of disclosures along with the financial statements by listed entities for the purpose of compliance with SEBI CP circulars read with SEBI LODR Regulations,2015
The Securities Exchange Board of India has issued a communication to the Exchange with regards to compliance with the SEBI Commercial Papers (CP) circulars read with Regulation 52(4)(d) of SEBI LODR Regulations, 2015. It has been observed that some issuers of Listed CPs had not disclosed their CP obligations in the FY 19-20 financial statements, which was required under the SEBI Commercial Papers (CP) circulars read with Regulation 52(4)(d) of SEBI LODR Regulations, 2015.
In this communication, SEBI has advised that the issuer(s) of the listed CP shall disclose detailed data regarding previous due dates for repayment of principal of CPs/NCDs/NCRPS along with the payments of interest/dividend for NCDs/ NCRPS and whether the same has been paid or not, while submitting half yearly/annual financial statements to the Exchange. The disclosures should be done as per the provisions of Regulation 52(4)(d).
The issuer should disclose information for all outstanding ISINs about previous due date for the payment of interest/ dividend for non-convertible redeemable preference shares/ repayment of principal of non-convertible preference shares /non-convertible debt securities/Commercial Papers and whether the same has been paid or not. Further, if the issuer has paid any amounts in the current reporting period, which was due in the previous reporting periods, the same shall also be disclosed along with the financial results.
CP issuers are advised to ensure strict compliance of the above while submitting their financial results.
Dy. General Manager
September 16, 2020