THE GAZETTE OF INDIA
PART –III – SECTION 4
PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY
NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 12, 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE BOARD OF INDIA
Mumbai, the 12th October, 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE BOARD OF INDIA (ISSUE AND LISTING OF
DEBT SECURITIES)(AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 2012.
No. LAD-NRO/GN/2012-13/19/5392. – In exercise of the powers under section 30 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 (15 of 1992), the Board hereby makes the following regulations to amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) Regulations, 2008, namely:-
1. These regulations shall be called the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) (Amendment) Regulations, 2012.
2. These regulations shall come into force on the thirtieth day from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
3. In the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) Regulations, 2008,─
i. In regulation 19, after sub-regulation (2), the following new sub-regulation shall be
“(3) Where the issuer has disclosed the intention to seek listing of debt securities issued on private placement basis, the issuer shall forward the listing application along with the disclosures specified in Schedule I to the recognized stock exchange within fifteen days from the date of allotment of such debt securities.”
ii. In regulation 21, after the words “shall make disclosures” and before the words “as specified in Schedule I”, the words “in a disclosure document” shall be inserted.
iii. After regulation 21, the following new regulation shall be inserted, namely,─ “Filing of Shelf Disclosure Document.
21 A. (1) An issuer making a private placement of debt securities and seeking listing thereof on a recognised stock exchange may file a Shelf Disclosure Document containing disclosures as provided in Schedule I.
(2) An issuer filing a Shelf Disclosure Document under sub-regulation (1), shall not be required to file disclosure document, while making subsequent private placement of debt securities for a period of 180 days from the date of filing of the shelf disclosure document:
Provided that the issuer while making any private placement under Shelf Disclosure Document, shall file with the concerned stock exchange updated disclosure document with respect to each tranche, containing details of the private placement and material changes, if any, in the information provided in Shelf Disclosure Document.”