SEBI Updates

SEBI develops an online system for detecting misuse of clients’ securities by brokers

SEBI vide Press Release No. 05/2020 dated 13th February 2020 it is published that the SEBI has developed an in – house online system by which it would be [...]

Currency Future and Options Contracts (involving Indian Rupee) on Exchanges in International Financial Services Centres (IFSC)

SEBI vide circular No. SEBI/HO/MRD2/DCAP/CIR/P/2020/17 dated 03rd February 2020, it has been decided that   for  currency futures  and options contracts [...]

Performance review of the commodity derivatives contracts by Recognised Stock Exchange

SEBI vide circular No. SEBI/HO/CDMRD/DNPMP/CIR/P/2020/21 dated 04thFebruary, 2020 it has been decided to have a  framework to evaluate the performance of [...]

Exemption from clubbing of investment limit for foreign Government agencies and its related entities regarding Foreign portfolio investors

SEBI vide Circular No. IMD/FPI&C/CIR/P/2020/07 dated 16thJanuary, 2020 it amended the that regarding “Foreign Portfolio Investors”, certain foreign [...]

SEBI signs Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral co-operation with the Astana Financial Services Authority, Kazakhstan

SEBI vide Press Release No. 30/2019 dated 23rd December 2019 it is published that the SEBI and the Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) have entered [...]

Stewardship Code with effect from 01.04.2020 for all Mutual Funds and all categories of AIFs, in relation to their investment in listed equities

SEBI vide circular No. CIR/CFD/CMD1/168/2019 dated 24th December 2019. Previously, SEBI has already implemented principles on voting for Mutual  Funds,  [...]

Regulation of management and advisory services by Asset Management Companies to Foreign Portfolio Investors

SEBI vide circular No. SEBI/HO/IMD/DF2/CIR/P/2019/155 dated 16thDecember, 2019 it has been decided that, AMCs  may  provide  [...]

Annual System audit for Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs)

SEBI vide Notification No. SEBI/HO/MRD1/ICC1/CIR/P/2020/03 dated 07thJanuary, 2020 it provided, Framework to conduct Annual System Audit of Market [...]

Parking of funds in Short Term Deposits of Scheduled Commercial Banks by Mutual Funds – Pending Deployment.

SEBI vide Circular no. SEBI/HO/IMD/ DF4/CIR/P/2019/093 dated August 16th, 2019 it is clarified that Trustees/Asset  Management Companies  [...]

Clarification on Transfer of Securities held in Physical form

SEBI vide Press Release No. 12/2019 declares that Transfer of shares held in physical form from April 01, 2019 shall be in Dematerialized form with a [...]

Press Release on MoU between SEBI &MCA for Data Exchange

SEBI vide Press Release No. 15/2019 dated June 07, 2019prMou was signed between SEBI and Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on June 7, 2019 for data [...]

Networth Requirements for Clearing Corporations inInternationalFinancial Services Centre(IFSC)

SEBI vide Circular No. SEBI/HO/MRD/DRMNP/CIR/P/2019/60 dated 26-04-2019 has specified the net worth requirements for Clearing Corporations operating in IFSC. [...]

Permitting Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPI) to invest in Municipal Bonds

RBI  vide  A.P. Circular  No.  33  dated25-04-2019 has permitted FPIsto invest in municipal bonds. SEBI vide Circular No. IMD/FPIC/CIR/P/2019/62 dated [...]

Revised Guidelines for System Audit for Mutual Funds / Asset Management Companies (AMCs)

Requirement of system audit for mutual funds was introduced vide SEBI Circular SEBI / IMD / CIR No.9 / 176988 / 2009 dated September 16, 2009. Considering the [...]

Framework for Utilization of Regulatory fee foregone by SEBI

With a view to encourage the participation by Farmers / Farmer Producer Organizations(FPOs) in agricultural commodity derivatives markets, SEBI has reduced [...]