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    Sebi to set up virtual museum of securities market

    The museum is intended to be a visual online organised collection of history of evolution, achievements and milestones in the Indian securities market over the decades in terms of market infrastructure.

    Ajay Tyagi's tenure as Sebi chairman extended for another 18 months

    The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved extension of Tyagi’s term until February 28, 2022. His tenure would otherwise have ended at the end of this month.

    Sebi Chairman Ajay Tyagi’s term extended by 18 months

    The government had earlier this year granted a six-month extension to Tyagi, ahead of the expiry of his three-year tenure on March 1. Tyagi took charge from his predecessor, U K Sinha, on March 1, 2017.

    Sebi to auction properties of Royal Twinkle, Citrus Check Inns on Aug 14

    Markets regulator Sebi will auction properties of Royal Twinkle Star Club and Citrus Check Inns on August 14 at a reserve price of over Rs 68 crore.

    Sebi bans 4 entities for providing unauthorised investment advisory services

    Sebi has barred Money Increase, Venture Revenue and two individuals from the capital markets for providing unauthorised investment tips and falsely promising assured returns to investors.

    Sebi to auction Asurre Agrowtech's properties to recover investors' money

    Markets regulator Sebi on Thursday said it has lined up as many as 18 properties of Asurre Agrowtech Ltd for an auction on August 30.

    Sebi extends Q1 results filing deadline to to September 15

    As per Sebi rules, a listed company is required to submit its quarterly, half year and annual financial results within 45 days or sixty days as applicable from the end of each quarter or half year or financial year.

    Sebi allows acceptance of client securities as collateral by way of title transfer till Aug 31

    The decision has been taken in view of the prevailing situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic and partial lockdowns in various areas of the country.

    Spike in equity market retail participation seen since lockdown: Sebi chief

    The regulator has come out with host of measures to make it easier for corporates to raise funds as many companies are facing various challenges due to the pandemic.

    Measures to contain high volatility in market to be in force till Aug 27: Sebi

    On March 20, the regulator had come out with various measures, including revision of market wide position limit, to ensure orderly trading and settlement to contain high market volatility.

    Listed firms have till 2023 to comply with minimum shareholding rules: FinMin

    Extending the time period for compliance, the finance ministry amended the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Rules to allow companies three years to attain the minimum public shareholding, effective from July 31.

    Taurus AMC settles with Sebi, pays Rs 1.94 crore as settlement charges

    The case relates to four schemes of Taurus AMC which had exposure in debt securities issued by Gautam Thapar-run paper maker Ballarpur Industries( BILT). The company defaulted on their payment obligation in February 2017.

    Sebi says mutual funds to undertake 10% corp bond trade through RFQ platform

    The markets regulator said the move will enhance the transparency and disclosure pertaining to debt schemes and investments by mutual funds in corporate bonds and commercial papers.

    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.

    NCDEX to launch 'Options on Goods' contracts of 3 commodities from July 27

    The contracts of the three commodities, expiring in October and November 2020, would be available for trading from July 27 onwards, the exchange said in a statement.

    Anmi writes to Sebi, expresses concerns over margin collection framework in cash segment

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) in November 2019 had said trading and clearing members should compulsorily collect upfront certain margins from their clients in the cash segment.

    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.

    Municipal bond issuers need to disclose borrowings, revenue grant details in offer documents: Sebi

    Issuers of municipal debt securities will have to disclose all borrowings and revenue grants details of the last three years in the offer document, markets regulator Sebi said in a guidance note.

    MCX seeks Sebi approval to re-launch potato contracts

    MCX had a successful potato futures contract, few years ago, but it lost liquidity over a period of time due to which Forward Markets Commission, then regulator of the commodity derivatives market

    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

    Tyagi's bold idea to bridge govt fund gap: Offer G-sec in demat, tap new investors

    Tyagi called for issuing government securities in demat form so that the newer investor can also access the risk-free instrument.

    Sebi wants corp bonds to trade on SE platforms like stocks, G-secs do

    NSE and BSE operate corporate bond platforms but those are merely systems for reporting corporate bond deals. Sebi is looking to create a platform that automatically does order matching similar to stocks and government securities, said three people familiar with the development.

    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 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.

    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.

    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.

    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 relaxes upfront margin framework

    The decision has been taken after receiving representations from investors, trading members (TMs) or clearing members (CMs) and stock broker associations.

    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.

    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.

    Sebi may review curbs on MFs’ equity investments

    Industry officials said many fund houses have recommended widening the scope for investments in large- and mid-cap shares, which would automatically shrink the small-cap space.

    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 revises eligibility, shareholding limit for clearing corp at IFSC

    The decision, aimed at streamlining the operations of IFSC, has been taken after consultation with stakeholders, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said in a circular.

    Sebi streamlines settlement norms to make process faster

    Sebi said instead of issuing settlement notice under the regulations, a paragraph will be included in the show cause notice informing the noticee about the option to file a settlement application.

    Sebi slaps fines of Rs 39 lakh on KTPL, four individuals

    An investigation was conducted into the shares of Kavveri Telecom Products Ltd (KTPL) for the August 1, 2012 to November 5, 2012 period.

    Mindspace Business Parks REIT IPO to open on July 27, raise Rs 4,500 crore

    The company is looking to raise up to Rs 4,500 crore and the price band is fixed between Rs 274-275 per unit. It will be the country’s second-ever REIT offering after Embassy Office Parks REIT in April 2019.

    Listed cos may approach Sebi to resolve disputes with proxy advisers

    Sebi said proxy advisers, over the past few years, have played a key role in enabling shareholders to effectively participate in corporate governance decisions.

    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.

    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 processing of documents for FPI

    The circular will come into force with immediate effect.

    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.

    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 directs depositories to capture and record all encumbrances

    At present, rules require promoters to disclose details of their encumbered shares.

    Sebi asks depositories to record all types of encumbrances

    The SAST (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeover) Regulations requires promoters of a company to disclose details of their encumbered shares.

    Sebi extends validity of compliance relaxations for rights issues

    Earlier, this relaxation was given for rights issues opening till July 31.

    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 bans Max Capital, proprietor from acting as investment advisors

    Sebi found that Max Capital is not registered with the regulator to provide investment advisory services.

    Sebi proposes one-time settlement to brokers for bogus trades

    ​​The regulator said it had observed that out of the 21,652 entities that executed such trades, 14,720 were involved in generation of artificial volume by executing non-genuine and reversal trades on the same day.

    Sebi slaps Rs 1 crore fine on CARE Ratings in RCom case

    The case relates to RCom’s default on the repayment of almost Rs 385 crore in early 2017.

    Sebi extends relaxation in procedural requirements for open, buyback offers

    The acquirer may have the flexibility to publish the dispatch advertisement in additional newspapers, over and above those required under the respective regulations.

    JHS Svendgaard Laboratories' promoter settles case with Sebi

    In a settlement order, Sebi said, "the defaults...are settled qua the applicant (Nanda)".

    Sebi, RBI seek info on rating cos’ Covid-related changes in stance

    The regulators are seeking details on quantum of companies that have either been downgraded or where outlook has been termed negative in the last few months owing to Covid-19 related impact.

    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.

    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.

    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 perplexed by surge in retail activity in equities

    ​In absence of the declared results, investors, financial analysts and media would attempt to come up with their own guesses about companies’ performances, which may be less reliable and potentially speculative information, he said.

    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 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 eases ownership rules for Gift City Exchanges

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

    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, 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

    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.

    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.

    PACL case: Sebi extends deadline for investors to check status of application, rectify errors

    The portal for investors to view status of their claim application has been operational from January 24.

    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.

    Sebi bans Wild Stock, proprietor from acting as investment advisors

    Sebi observed that the firm through its website, prima facie, offers investment advice related to investing in, purchasing and selling in securities and is also offering various investment packages for subscription.

    Prabhat Dairy’s Rs 1,700-crore deal with Lactalis under Sebi lens

    “Sebi wants the auditor to verify whether there was any misuse of the books of accounts or funds of sale proceeds or compromise of minority shareholder interest,” said one of the people.

    Vista moves SAT over Sebi seeking fresh valuation

    At the heart of the dispute is an order passed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) in February appointing Verma & Verma to conduct an independent valuation and recommend an open offer price afresh, rejecting the one made by Vista.

    JM Financial's former VP settles insider trading case with Sebi

    During the span of investigation, Sebi observed that Saraogi had entered into off-market trades in shares of JMFL and transferred 41,246 shares to his mother-in-law in December 2013.

    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.

    Two dozen apply for SEBI chairman post

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

    Sebi relaxes compliance norms for entities planning to list debt securities

    Under the norms, listing of such debt securities require an issuer to submit its latest audited financials which should not be older than six months.

    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 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 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.

    Amfi appointed agency to carry out valuation of market-linked debentures: Sebi

    The issuer of structured products or market-linked debentures (MLDs) will have to hire the agency for the valuation of such products.

    Sebi extends compliance deadline for REITs, InvITs

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

    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.

    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.

    Murugappa Group to invest Rs 700 crore in CG Power

    This process allows other potential suitors to make a counteroffer, after which the first investor, in this case Tube Investment, will have the option to match the highest bid.

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

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

    Four individuals settle alleged disclosure lapse case with Sebi

    The four persons had filed an application with the regulator proposing to settle the case.

    Banker-broker nexus? RBI smells a rat

    RBI has asked Sebi to hand over details of such partly funded FDRs as the arrangement poses a threat to the system, said a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Separately, Sebi is also independently examining the issue after noticing that brokers were providing funded FDRs as collateral.

    Sebi permits OFS, rights entitlement transactions during trading window closure period

    Under market norms, listed companies need to use a trading window to monitor transactions by designated persons in a bid to prevent insider trading.

    Sebi bars Five Core Electronics, promoters from securities market till further orders

    Sebi also asked the NSE to appoint an independent auditor or audit firm within 30 days for conducting a detailed forensic audit of the company's books of accounts to confirm misutilisation of the IPO proceeds.

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

    The MoU comes into effect from Wednesday itself.

    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.

    Sebi imposes 3-year ban on two individuals for offering unregistered investment advisory activities

    The action has come in a matter of unregistered investment advisory activity wherein three individuals -- Rishabh Jain, Ubaidur Rahman and G Kadar Hussain (noticees) -- had violated Sebi norms.

    Competition intensifies as Buffet-backed Paytm enters stock broking space

    The newest entrant is venturing into equity broking at a time when first-time investors are flocking to stock market investing and trading as work from home amid the Covid-19 pandemic has gained traction.

    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 amends insider trading prohibition rules

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

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