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Sebi plans allowing FPIs to invest in unlisted NCDs with aim to deepen capital markets

Sebi plans allowing FPIs to invest in unlisted NCDs with aim to deepen capital markets

With an aim to deepen capital markets, regulator Sebi is mulling relaxing its norms to permit FPIs to invest in unlisted non-convertible debentures and securitised debt instruments.

Sebi orders Life Care Infratech and its six directors to deposit Rs 3.45 crore in 4 months

Sebi orders Life Care Infratech and its six directors to deposit Rs 3.45 crore in 4 months

Capital markets regulator Sebi has ordered Life Care Infratech and its six directors to deposit Rs 3.45 crore in four months for refunding the investors' money raised through illegal money pooling scheme.

Sebi enhances supervisory framework for stock brokers

Putting in place enhanced supervision framework for stock brokers, Sebi on Monday issued a detailed set of guidelines for monitoring of their financial strength as well as detecting any misutilisation of clients' funds.

 Sebi orders attachment of bank, demat accounts of 7 entities

Sebi orders attachment of bank, demat accounts of 7 entities

Markets regulator Sebi has ordered attachment of bank and demat accounts of seven entities to recover total dues of about Rs 70 lakh.

Sebi makes dividend distribution policy must for top 500 firms

Sebi makes dividend distribution policy must for top 500 firms

Amid shareholder complaints about many companies refusing to pay dividend despite having extra cash, markets regulator Sebi has made it mandatory for the top 500 listed firms to have a 'dividend distribution policy'.

SEBI pitches India to Silicon Valley investors

SEBI pitches India to Silicon Valley investors

The head of India`s financial markets regulator visited Silicon Valley this week to promote rule changes in his country protecting minority shareholders and encourage more investment in his country`s thriving technology startups.

Sebi closes case against 11 companies in SCORES violation

Sebi closes case against 11 companies in SCORES violation

Markets regulator Sebi has disposed of complaints against 11 companies in a matter related to alleged non-compliance with its online complaint redressal system SCORES.

When Sebi turned bullish on bringing back trust to markets!

2015 was a bull run year for regulator Sebi in bringing back investor trust to markets - a trend set to continue in the New Year.

SEBI begins process to give exit route to dissenting investors

Markets regulator SEBI Tuesday began the consultation process to provide an exit option to dissenting shareholders in case of changes to the objectives of listed firms for which they had raised money from public.

Update website within 2 days for any new info: Sebi to cos

Update website within 2 days for any new info: Sebi to cos

To ensure greater transparency, market regulator Sebi has asked all listed companies to update their website within two working days for any change in the information provided on this platform.

Sebi to conduct nation-wide investor survey, ropes in Nielsen

The regulator has commissioned the survey to Nielsen India Pvt Ltd, which would collect information from residents in different states and Union territories.

Sebi proposes relaxed norms for infra investment trusts

Under the proposed norms for InvITs, a new investment product for arranging long-term financing for infrastructure projects, Sebi has suggested allowing such trusts to invest in two-level SPV (special purpose vehicle) structure.

Govt appoints Arun P Sathe on Sebi's board, raises eyebrows

Govt appoints Arun P Sathe on Sebi's board, raises eyebrows

Sathe's appointment has also been made at a time when one more position is vacant on Sebi's board and its Chairman U K Sinha's current tenure will also end in a few months.

SEBI seeks to step up scrutiny of offshore wealth managers: Sources

Attracted by a growing number of Indian millionaires, foreign banks including Barclays Plc, BNP Paribas SA and Standard Chartered Plc are offering onshore wealth management services in India under the regulatory supervision of local watchdogs.

Sebi panel moots new Code for institutional investors

Taking cue from this, Sebi's International Advisory Board has suggested that there is a need for greater participation of institutional investors in the governance of the companies where they have invested.

'Sebi decision on OFS not sufficient boost to PSU divestment'

'Sebi decision on OFS not sufficient boost to PSU divestment'

Market regulator Sebi's decision to allow companies disclose Offer for Sale plans two 'banking' days ahead of the issue may not help much in PSU disinvestment, a government official said.

Sebi may finalise e-IPO rules, easier start-up listing norms

The final norms have been finalised after taking into account suggestions from all stakeholders to the two separate sets of draft guidelines floated by Sebi earlier this year, sources said.

Sebi restricts two firms from raising money from public

Sebi restricts two firms from raising money from public

Market regulator Sebi on Wednesday barred two firms --Bhabiswajyoti Infrastructure India and Gitanjali Udyog-- and their directors from mobilising money through issuance of securities for violating public issue norms.

Sebi issues detailed ESOP disclosure norms

Sebi issues detailed ESOP disclosure norms

Market regulator Sebi on Tuesday came out with detailed disclosure norms for listed firms while exercising employee stock options programmes (ESOP) to address concerns regarding potential market abuse.

Sebi probes SMS scam promising huge 'option' returns

The modus operandi involved reaching out to potential investors through social media and SMSes in which fraudsters sought investments of Rs 5-10 lakh with promise that returns could be as high as Rs 75 lakh within a day or two