RBI Updates

Waiver of Charges on National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) and Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) Systems

RBI vide Notification No. RBI/2018-2019/2018 dated June 11, 2019, RBI has decided that with effect from 1st July, 2019 processing charges and Time Varying [...]

Appointment of Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for NBFCs

RBI vide Notification No. RBI/2018-19/184 dated 16th May, 2019 has decided that NBFCs with Asset Size of more than Rs.50 Billion shall appoint a CRO with [...]

Legal Entity Identifier: Extension of deadline

Earlier, Reserve Bank Of India hasissued CircularNo.FMRD.FMID.No.10/11.01.007/2018-19dated 29-11-2018on requirement of Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) for [...]

Establishment of Branch Office (BO) / Liaison Office (LO) / Project Office (PO) or any other place of business in India by foreign entities

Reserve Bank of India vide Notification No RBI/2018-19/154 dated 28th March 2019 has issued guidelines regarding opening of BO/LO/PO in India by foreign [...]

Deferral of Implementation of Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS) by Banks

Reserve Bank Of India vide its Notification No. RBI/2018-2019/146 dated 22nd March 2019 has decided to defer the implementation of Ind AS till further notice [...]

Interest Subvention Scheme for Short Term Crop Loans during the years 2018-19 and 2019-20

Reserve Bank of India vide Notification No RBI/2018-19/137 dated 07th March 2019 has announced that the Government of India has approved the implementation of [...]

Re-categorization of IDBI Bank Ltd. as a Private Sector Bank

Reserve Bank Of India vide its Presss Release dated 14th March 2019 has categorized IDBI Bank Limited as a ‘Private Sector Bank’ for regulatory purposes [...]

Harmonisation of different categories of NBFCs

Over a period of time, evolution of the NBFC sector has resulted in several categories of NBFCs intended to focus on specific sector. On a review, it has been [...]

Credit Flow to Agriculture- Collateral free agricultural loans

Keeping in view the overall inflation and rise in agriculture input cost over the years since 2010, RBI vide Circular No RBI/2018-19/118 dated 07th February [...]

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector – Restructuring of Advances

With a view to facilitate meaningful restructuring of MSME accounts that have become stressed, Reserve Bank OfIndid vide its Circular No. RBI/2018-19/100 [...]

Maintenance of Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR)

Reserve Bank Of India vide its Notification No. RBI/2018-19/86 dated 05th December 2018 has decided to reduce the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) requirement [...]

Relaxation on guidelines to NBFCs on securitisation transactions

In order to encourage NBFCs to securitise/assign their eligible assets, Reserve Bank Of India vide its Notification No. RBI/2018-19/82 dated 29th November [...]

Payments Bank and Small Finance Banks – access to Call /Notice/Term Money Market

Reserve Bank Of India vide its Circular No. RBI/2018-19/68 has clarified that Payments Banks and Small Finance Banks are eligible to participate in the [...]

External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) Policy – Liberalisation

Reserve Bank Of India vide Cirulcar RBI/2018-2019/54 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.10 dated 3rd October 2018 has liberalized the norms relating to External [...]

Master Circular for Commodity Derivative Market

Securities Exchange Board of India(SEBI) on 07-09-2018 has issued a Master Circular in relation to Commodity Derivatives Market. It is a compilation of various [...]