Govt begins search for new Sebi Chairman to succeed U K Sinha

Government has begun the search for a new Chairman of the capital markets regulator Sebi to succeed the incumbent U K Sinha, whose term is scheduled to come to an end on February 17, 2016.

SEBI norms for start-ups painless, easy: U K Sinha

Noting that number of start-ups in the country are growing at a rapid pace, SEBI chairman U K Sinha today said the new guidelines by the capital market regulator will help these firms list on the capital markets in a "painless and easy" manner.

Not enamoured by size of corporates committing crimes: SEBI

In a stern warning to corporates seeking to settle their capital market crimes, regulator SEBI has said anyone committing a serious offence must face the axe and any settlement plea would not be entertained in such cases, irrespective of the size and stature of the offender.

Don't enter commodities market for quick bucks: SEBI to investors

Ready to regulate commodity trading, SEBI has cautioned small investors against coming for quick gains through speculation in this market, which is "risky" and requires a lot of technical expertise.

Sebi makes delisting norms easier

Making delisting norms easier, Sebi on Friday said promoters either will have to ensure that at least 25 per cent of minority shareholders participate in such a process or can demonstrate that the entire 100 per cent investors have been approached.

Corporates carry clout, but Sebi stands firm: U K Sinha

Often at the receiving end of the companies for its penal actions and 'tough' regulations, markets watchdog Sebi has said the corporates carry a lot of clout and keep testing its resolve, but the regulator has always been firm on its ground.

SEBI-FMC merger process to be complete by Sept: Sinha

The merger process of the Forward Markets Commission (FMC) with SEBI will be completed by September this year, said U K Sinha, chairman of the capital market regulator.

FMC to merge with SEBI by September: Sinha

Capital markets regulator SEBI Tuesday said it expects the proposed merger of commodities regulator FMC with it to be completed by September-end and assured that that there will be no layoffs after the amalgamation.

Startup listing norms soon; need to retain them in India: Sebi

"We are going to take a decision very soon in this regard. We are looking into how to make it easier for them to raise money," Sinha said.

Call on BSE listing in 6 months post-Sebi-FMC merger: Sinha

In 2012, Sebi had allowed the stock exchanges which have completed over three years of operations to list their own shares through an IPO.

SEBI under fire over IPO bottleneck

India`s stock market has soared, touching record highs last month. It was Asia`s second-best performer last year, thanks largely to more than $16 billion of foreign investment.

Sebi prohibits Parivar Dairies from raising public money

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) found that Parivar Dairies and Allied was running 'collective investment schemes (CIS)' without obtaining registration from the regulator.

Sebi to finalise regulations for start-ups by June

Capital markets regulator Sebi on Monday said that by June it will finalise norms for start-ups which will incentivise them to list within the country, and sees a revival in the primary markets over the next 6-9 months.

Sebi may issue paper on listing norms for start-ups next week

Capital markets regulator Sebi is likely to put out a discussion paper on the listing norms for start-ups next week.

30 minutes or penalty:Sebi warns listed cos on board decisions

Listed firms must disclose their board decisions within 30 minutes, while all other 'material information' would need to be made public within 24 hours, Sebi said today as it tightened its corporate disclosure norms and warned of strong penal action for non-compliance.

Leakgate: Sebi says probing complaints of insider trading

Amid multiple agencies probing alleged leaks of secret documents from various ministries, Sebi on Sunday said it is looking into complaints of such information having been used for insider trading in stocks.

Sebi to prepare new guidelines for start-up IPOs in 3-4 months

Sinha, in an interaction with reporters, also said SEBI was in talks with the Reserve Bank of India about a new policy for wilful defaulters.

Sebi for protection of all investors in corp bond market: Sinha

Sebi has written to the government asking for access to recovery mechanisms to other investors beyond banks and financial institutions.

Shareholders waking up to their rights: SEBI chief

Enthused by a growing awareness among investors about their rights, capital markets regulator SEBI's Chairman U K Sinha Tuesday said that a large number of proposals made by promoters and management at listed companies are getting defeated by the shareholders.

Sebi wants cash-rich firms to have dividend distribution plan

Sebi Chairman U K Sinha said the regulator is working on a proposal to encourage companies to distribute a certain amount of dividend among shareholders for a certain profit made by them.