Market regulator

Markets will need 'sophisticated cyber security': Sebi chief

Markets will need 'sophisticated cyber security': Sebi chief

Touching upon the increasing use of technology in the markets, he also said regulators might have to put in place checks and balances of investor protection in algorithms itself.

Sep 28, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
Sebi to hire agency to strengthen IT infrastructure

Sebi to hire agency to strengthen IT infrastructure

To provide these services, Sebi has issued a notice inviting expression of interest (EoI) from the interested parties.

Sep 24, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
Sebi imposes Rs 2,423 cr fine on PACL, 4 directors

Sebi imposes Rs 2,423 cr fine on PACL, 4 directors

Regulator Sebi on Thursday imposed Rs 2,423 crore fine on PACL Ltd and its four directors for illegal fund mobilisation through various schemes that were used by the group to garner over Rs 49,000 crore from the public.

Sep 07, 2017, 19:55 PM IST
 Sebi crackdown on shell companies: J Kumar Infra, Parsvnath move SAT against market regulator's order

Sebi crackdown on shell companies: J Kumar Infra, Parsvnath move SAT against market regulator's order

J Kumar Infraprojects, Parsvnath, and others have moved SAT against Sebi terming them as 'shell companies'. 

Aug 09, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Sebi initiates action against 331 suspected 'shell companies'

Sebi initiates action against 331 suspected 'shell companies'

Stock market regulator Sebi has imposed trade restrictions on 331 firms which are suspected of being "shell companies".

Aug 08, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
Slew of reforms on the cards as Sebi board meets tomorrow

Slew of reforms on the cards as Sebi board meets tomorrow

Regulator Sebi's board will meet on Wednesday to discuss the actions taken so far against brokers allegedly involved in the Rs 5,600 crore NSEL scam along with the status of the ongoing probe into the NSE co-location issue.

Jun 20, 2017, 14:49 PM IST
Tata-Mistry battle: Sebi finds no violations, in favour of stricter norms

Tata-Mistry battle: Sebi finds no violations, in favour of stricter norms

Market regulator Sebi feels that the board of a company can continue to seek expertise of a 'Chairman Emeritus' even after the person has left the company. However, the regulator appears to be in favour of stricter norms for removal of independent directors. This comes as an important development during the ongoing Tata-Mistry battle.

Jan 26, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
Sebi bans Sunshine AgroInfra from capital market

Sebi bans Sunshine AgroInfra from capital market

In the latest, Sunshine AgroInfra Ltd (SAIL) has been banned by markets regulator Sebi and its directors from mobilising funds from investors through issuance of securities till further orders.

Dec 24, 2016, 14:19 PM IST
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.

Nov 20, 2016, 20:45 PM IST
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.

Oct 27, 2016, 18:32 PM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2016, 22:33 PM IST
 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.

Sep 04, 2016, 11:41 AM IST
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'.

Jul 13, 2016, 16:16 PM IST
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.

Jun 03, 2016, 09:21 AM IST
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.

Apr 07, 2016, 20:10 PM IST

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.

Dec 31, 2015, 15:56 PM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2015, 19:58 PM IST
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.

Sep 20, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2015, 11:25 AM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2015, 18:51 PM IST