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Northward Financial Planners, partners settle case with Sebi

The applicants were called for a meeting with the internal committee (IC) of Sebi.

Sebi plans to rope in agency to revamp IT network, communication systems

The interested bidders have been asked to submit their applications by July 29.

Stamp duty to be applicable to alternative investment funds: Sebi

Registrars to an issue and share transfer agents(RTA) appointed by AIFs would have to collect the stamp duty on issue, transfer and sale of units of AIFs, the regulator said in a circular.

Sebi again relaxes compliance requirement for portfolio managers

The decision was taken after receiving requests from portfolio managers and considering the prevailing business and market conditions.

Sebi eases compliance norms for FPIs

The regulator has decided to extend the relaxations in a situation where FPIs are not in a position to send original and/ or certified documents.

India INX to offer more products to investors; seeks Sebi nod to list REITs, InvITs

The launch of rupee-dollar derivatives contract is expected to bring rupee trading home from other international financial centres

SEBI to consider buyback option for InvIT

If permitted, the move could also help investors, who may be stuck in an illiquid market since some of them are trading below their sale price.

Sebi reports 13% income growth at Rs 963 crore in 2018-19

As per its preamble, Sebi is mandated to protect the interests of investors in securities as well as promote and regulate the securities markets.

Aarti Industries, HDFC AMC among 11 stocks that could be a part of F&O segment soon

In the last F&O inclusion in April, NSE had announced the introduction of SBI Life Insurance.

Sebi renews FPI licence of People’s Bank of China

Sebi has extended People’s Bank of China’s foreign portfolio investor licence by three years

Sebi asks Asurre Agrowtech's investors to submit original investment proofs

Sebi, which is in the process of auctioning the attached properties of AAL, said the same is being delayed due to the present lockdown.

Sebi asks rating agencies to swiftly recognise correction of defaults

The circular came after Sebi received representation from various stakeholders.

3Ps can decide if you should buy a stock on promoters’ stake hike

It’s extremely important for investors to track the insider activities in the company.

Sebi reaches out to market participants; discusses capital raising, disclosure issues

Sebi Chairman Ajay Tyagi apprised the industry leaders of various steps already taken by the market regulator and promised to look into the issues raised by them.

COVID-19: Sebi extends deadline for brokers to submit reports till June 30

The due date for submitting the reports was May 31. Earlier, the deadline to submit the report on client funding was April 8, while the same for AI and ML applications was April 15.

SBI to hold virtual annual general meeting on June 17

"Shareholders will be allowed to e-vote for electing four directors from a list of five candidates as per the provisions of the SBI Act and SBI General Regulations, 1955," the bank said.

Sebi gives more time to brokers for submission of reports

The decision comes after receiving a representation from stock exchanges, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said in a circular.

Sebi eases compliance rules for processing of demat request, KYC application

The relaxation has been given till May 3, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said in a circular.

Sebi eases registration norms for well-regulated FPI

At present, funds from jurisdictions that are FATF complaint were permitted to get a licence under properly regulated category or Category I.

Capital, debt market entities to remain operational during lockdown: Sebi

Regulator Sebi on Wednesday said entities providing capital and debt market services will continue to remain operational during the nationwide lockdown.

Sebi eases processing of documents for FPI

The circular will come into force with immediate effect.

Sebi eases ownership rules for Gift City Exchanges

Going forward all categories of investors can hold equity in such exchanges.

Sebi chief promises more steps to help corporates tide over virus challenges

In a conference call with CII, Tyagi apprised the industry leaders of various steps already taken by Sebi.

Sebi, CBDT ink MoU for data exchange

It will also ensure that both CBDT and Sebi have seamless linkage for data exchange.

SAT pulls up Sebi for an ex-parte order

The share prices of the company witnessed a sharp fall post the sale

Auto sector revenue drops 15 percent in Jan-Mar: Ind-Ra

Pharma and fertilisers sectors showed resilience, with positive quarterly revenue growth on yoy basis, largely due to their essential nature of service, said the Ind-Ra. It further said equity foreign portfolio investments saw a rebound to near pre-COVID levels during the first week of June 2020, reaching Rs 21,900 crore, whereas the debt segment saw a sell-off to the tune of Rs 1,600 crore.

Buy and Sell: New FPI registrations surge even as incumbents bail out

India has seen an overall FPI outflow to the tune of 1.43 lakh crore, NSDL data showed.

Investment via P-notes up at Rs 57,100 cr till April

The month of April saw some risk returning and therefore the P-note numbers went back up.

Sebi notifies amendments to investment adviser norms

Until now, investment advisers would provide advisory as well as distribute financial products to the same client.

Sebi notifies segregation of investment adviser, distributor roles

Sebi said an individual will have the option to register as an investment adviser.

Sebi extends compliance deadline for REITs, InvITs

The regulator said the circular would come into force with immediate effect.

Chinese funds under fire for targeting distressed assets work on exit strategy

Deep-pocketed Chinese companies — mainly state-owned — have been on the prowl.

Sebi, CBDT MoU aimed at enhancing market transaction scrutiny: Lawyers

The MoU comes into effect from Wednesday itself.

Manappuram Finance, 5 individuals settle insider trading case with Sebi

In six separate orders on Wednesday, Sebi said the company and the five individuals have settled the proceedings.

After FDI curbs, India plans stricter check on FPIs from China and HK

India will screen all foreign direct investment from countries with which it shares a land border.

Sebi asks 5 individuals to make open offer to shareholders of Sungold Capital

Under Sebi norms, entities are required to make an open offer to the shareholders of a company in case their stakes go beyond a certain threshold.

Sebi tweaks framework for stock brokers' risk management capabilities

The criteria for entering the risk-reduction mode for brokers with regard to operationalisation of the interoperability among clearing corporations has been revised.

Sebi eases compliance norms for investment in unlisted NCDs for mutual funds

The regulator has also eased compliance norms with regards to grandfathering of the existing unlisted NCDs, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said in a circular.

Sebi asks brokers, MFs, others to ensure compliance with prevention of unlawful activities law

Market intermediaries have been asked to comply with anti-money laundering guidelines and obligation for combating terrorism financing.

Sebi orders to disgorge Rs 2.3 crore in insider trading case

The amount has to be paid along with 12 per cent interest within 45 days, the regulator said in its final order.

Sebi shortlists six entities for implementation of custom-made governance policy

The agency is expected to review all the existing policies and SOPs

Sebi steps up vigil against insider trading, cracks down hard

Through these actions, the markets regulator aims to blunt the criticism that not enough is being done to curb insider trading.

Sebi acts against Monnet on pre-IBC violations

In 2018, a consortium that included Aion Investments and JSW Steel took over the debt-laden company.

Four individuals settle insider trading case with Sebi

An amount of Rs 6,74,688 each has been paid by Renugambal B, Swarnakumari R, Balakrishnan N and Srinivasan R, according to four separate Sebi orders.

New Sebi norms to give more fund-raising flexibility to stressed firms

Clear criteria for a company to qualify as a 'stressed company' have been laid down.

Sebi amends insider trading prohibition rules

These were some of the key decisions taken by the capital markets regulator in its board meeting on Thursday.

Indiabulls Housing and Icra in legal tussle over rating

Unlike the RBI-directed moratorium on payment of all bank ‘loans’, there is no uniform rating relief from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on ‘bonds’ floated by companies.

RIL fixes May 14 as record date for rights issue

In its earnings statement for fourth quarter, Reliance Industries said this would be India’s biggest rights issue.

Sebi extends regulatory approval validity for IPO, rights issue by 6 months

Sebi's observation is necessary for any company to launch public issues.

Sebi eases preferential issue norms for stressed firms

The preferential issue will be made to persons and entities that are not part of the promoter or promoter group.

Jhunjhunwala and family get Sebi notices

Sebi plans to freeze Jhunjhunwala’s accounts to the extent of the alleged profits made.

Sebi probing recent rally in Ruchi Soya, Alok Industries

Sebi is investigating whether there have been instances of circular trading in the two stocks, the two people said.

Redemption of MF units not to attract stamp duty but switching in MF will: Sebi

Sebi released the FAQs on stamp duty collection on Wednesday, with the provisions of the amended Indian Stamp Act coming into effect.

Dalal Street firms weigh the long and short of work from home

Some CEOs are not too gung ho about making WFH compulsory.

Sebi slaps Rs 25 lakh fine on Sheen Agro's directors

The regulator had conducted a probe in fund mobilization by Sheen Agro.

Sebi again eases compliance rules for processing of demat request

The relaxation has been extended till July 31, the Sebi said in a circular.

Sebi unveils norms to prevent misuse of client securities

The regulator clarified that an off-market transfer of securities leads to change in ownership and not be treated as pledge.

Sebi modifies investment framework for AMCs

Sebi had earlier decided that this investment will be made in growth option of the scheme.

Sebi again eases compliance norms for brokers

This is the third instance when the regulator has extended the deadline for compliance.

Two dozen apply for SEBI chairman post

A couple of serving and retired bureaucrats have also applied for the position, sources said.

Sebi provides exemptions for delisting of Ronson Traders

The equity shares of the applicant are listed on Calcutta Stock Exchange Limited (CSE), Sebi noted.

Sebi may relax rules on 6-month gap between two QIP issues

The regulator said it has received requests from companies seeking a waiver on this requirement of a six-month cooling off period between two successive QIP issues.

View: Why a social stock exchange could be beneficial for India

Sebi recently published their report regarding the proposed SSE, and while it seems to be driven by holistic development, will it be enough to create a supportive ecosystem for this country's social sector?

P-notes investment rises to Rs 68,862 crore till Feb-end

The investment comes at a time when broader market witnessed significant downtrend amid fears of recession due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Sebi panel proposes changes to enforcement mechanism

The committee said that over a period of time, securities laws violations have become complex and Sebi should prepare in advance for future challenges.

Investment manager can manage multiple InvITs: Sebi

The clarifications have been given as part of an informal guidance sought by India Infrastructure Trust regarding certain aspects of InvITs Regulations.

Sebi imposes Rs 50 lakh fine on Surana Corp, former MD

The regulator levied a penalty of Rs 25 lakh each on Surana Corporation Ltd (SCL) and Surana.

PACL case: Sebi bans Sonu Nigam from selling, transferring agricultural land in Karjat area

Nigam has a farmhouse in Karjat, which is 62 kilometres away from Mumbai.

Sebi bars Sharepro Services, three senior officials, others from capital market

Apart from the firm, the regulator has barred its managing director G R Rao, his wife Bhagyalaxmi Rao and Indira Karkera, Vice President and client manager.

Sebi slaps Rs 25 lakh fine on 5 persons for fraudulent trading

A penalty of Rs 5 lakh each has been levied on Devang Mukandray Patel, Sonal Devang Patel, Manishaben Maheshkumar Patel, Rajesh Kumar and Kishor Sharma.

Sebi extends deadline for ASC report submission to July 31

Sebi said the "circular shall come into force with immediate effect."

Sebi relaxes pricing rules for preferential issues of listed companies

Sebi also temporary relaxed the rules on pricing of preferential issues.

Sebi penalises individual in WhatsApp leak case

The watchdog has imposed a penalty of Rs 15 lakh on Neeraj Kumar Agarwal.

IL&FS case: SAT refuses to stay Sebi proceedings in 2nd show-cause notice against Ind-Ra

The tribunal directed the rating agency to deposit the amount with the regulator within four weeks.

Sebi comes out with operational framework for defaulted debt securities

The regulator has asked exchanges, depositories and debenture trustees to put in place necessary systems and infrastructure for implementation.

Sebi releases framework for regulatory sandbox

The regulator has also listed out specific conditions under which the approval to participate in the sandbox may be revoked.

Easier fundraising rules for companies on Sebi board’s agenda

Sebi received different perspectives on its discussion paper put out in April.

Sebi relaxes compliance requirement for performance benchmarking of AIFs

As part of efforts to streamline disclosure standards, the regulator in February put in place mandatory performance benchmarking of AIFs.

Sebi cannot withhold recovered penalty if its order is set aside: SAT

If Sebi has recovered any amount, it has to immediately refund such money, the tribunal added.

Promoters' children cannot be recategorised as public shareholder: Sebi

Subsequent to the share transfer, daughters names would be included in the promoter group category.

Sebi approves regulatory sandbox for live testing of new products

A limited registration will be granted for such testing, says Sebi.

Individual investment advisors cannot provide distribution services, says Sebi

Sebi said it will introduce an upper limit on the fees charged to clients by investment advisers.

Sebi slaps Rs 11 cr fine on 28 entities on failing to make public announcement

The fine amount has to be paid by the entities jointly and severally.

Sebi slaps Rs 96 lakh fine on Divi's CFO, others for insider trading

Sebi has also directed these individuals to not alienate or dispose of their assets till the completion of the proceedings.

Brokers, take heart! Sebi shelves new upfront margin plan

Intra-day trading contributes at least 50 per cent of most brokers’ daily transaction volume.

Angel fund's each scheme an independent investment vehicle: Sebi

In addition, investors will be considered investors of only those specific schemes for which they have given approval.

Sebi exempts Motilal Oswal Family Trust from open offer requirement

Oswal proposes to gift all the equity shares held by him in PIMPL to Motilal Oswal Family Trust.

Sebi allows declassification of REIT, InvIT sponsor status

Besides, the regulator has introduced the concept of inducted sponsor that could be any company or LLP or body corporate.

Measures to contain high volatility in market to be in force till July 30: Sebi

The regulator had revised Market Wide Position Limit (MWPL) in March.

GDR manipulation case: Sebi levies Rs 1.2 crore fine on 2 individuals

In an order, the regulator levied a fine of Rs 1 crore on Gurmeet Singh and Rs 20 lakh on I S Sukhija.

Sebi censures Astrazeneca Pharma's promoter, Elliot Group

Reason: professional misconduct and unfair trade practices during delisting plan in 2014.

Sebi tweaks in takeover norms to help promoters raise holding

Sebi has also reduced the gap between two QIPs to two weeks.

USL case: Sebi slaps Rs 3 crore fine on three individuals for insider trading activities

The watchdog has slapped a fine of Rs 1.32 crore on Poonam Haresh Jashnani, Rs 93.24 lakh on Haresh Parmanand Jashnani and Rs 80.76 lakh on Varun Haresh Jashnani.

Sebi panel suggests measures to strengthen enforcement, recovery mechanism

The regulator has invited public comments till July 7 on the suggestions made by the committee.

Sebi should allow bundling of MF with loans, other financial products: Industry body

The suggestions are expected to increase mutual funds penetration (currently at 2%) in the country.

Social stock exchange report: Sebi extends deadline for comments till July 15

A Sebi-appointed panel on social stock exchanges had submitted its report to the watchdog.

SAT directs Sebi to pass fresh order within 6 months in Dynamatic Tech insider trading case

The markets regulator had directed Malhoutra to deposit a sum of Rs 3.83 crore (including interest) in an escrow account towards notional loss allegedly avoided by him.

Sebi bans three persons in Fidelity Group front running case

Sebi said that detailed investigation in the matter is in progress which may bring out additional roles of the entities, if any.

After 8,818% rally in 103 days, Ruchi Soya faces red flag; analysts want a Sebi probe

The company on Friday posted a net loss of Rs 41.24 crore for the quarter ended March 31.

Sebi rejigs commodity derivatives advisory committee

The 17-member committee would be chaired by retired IAS officer Ashok Dalwani.

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