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SEBI releases circular on Review of Adjustment of corporate actions for Stock Options

CIRCULAR CIR/MRD/DoP-1/P/00108/2018 July 5, 2018 To All Stock Exchanges Dear Sir/Madam, Sub: Review of Adjustment of corporate actions for Stock Options. 1. SEBI, vide Circular No. SMDRP/DC/CIR- 8/01 dated June 21, 2001, prescribed a framework for adjustment of corporate actions for stock option contracts. Further, SEBI, vide Circular No. SMDRP/DC/CIR-15/02 dated December 18, 2002, set… Read More

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SEBI release master circular on Anti-Money Laundering Standards and Combating the Financing of Terrorism under PMLA

MASTER CIRCULAR SEBI/ HO/ MIRSD/ DOS3/ CIR/ P/ 2018/ 104 July 04, 2018 To, All Intermediaries registered with SEBI under Section 12 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992. (Through the stock exchanges for stock brokers and sub brokers, depositories for depository participants, Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) for Asset… Read More

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SEBI circular on Overseas Investment by Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) / Venture Capital Funds (VCFs)

Circular SEBI/HO/IMD/DF1/CIR/P/2018/103/2018 July 3, 2018 All Alternative Investment Funds, All Venture Capital Funds (registered under erstwhile SEBI (Venture Capital Funds) Regulations, 1996) Dear Sir / Madam, Subject : Overseas Investment by Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) / Venture Capital Funds (VCFs). 1. SEBI (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations, 2012 (“AIF Regulations”) were notified on May 21, 2012… Read More

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IBBI releases model timelines of corporate Insolvency resolution process

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India PRESS RELEASE 4 th July, 2018 IBBI amends the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016 The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Third Amendment) Regulations,… Read More

Annual KYC of Directors to be made mandatory

As part of updating its registry, MCA would be conducting KYC of all Directors of all companies annually through a new eform viz. DIR-3 KYC to be notified and deployed shortly. Accordingly, every Director who has been allotted DIN on or before 31st March, 2018 and whose DIN is in ‘Approved’ status, would be mandatorily required to file form… Read More

RBI releases Financial Stability Report (FSR) June 2018

The Reserve Bank of India today released the Financial Stability Report (FSR), 17th in the series. The FSR reflects the overall assessment of the stability of India’s financial system and its resilience to risks emanating from global and domestic factors. The Report also discusses issues relating to developments in and regulation of the financial sector. Overall… Read More

RBI releases draft guidelines on constituting BoM for Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks

The Reserve Bank of India today released draft guidelines on constituting Board of Management (BoM) for Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks (UCBs). The guidelines propose that UCBs may constitute a BoM, in addition to the Board of Directors (BoD). It may be recalled that the Expert Committee on licensing of new Urban Cooperative Banks (2010) set up under… Read More

Shri S. K. Mohanty appointed as Whole Time Member, SEBI

Jun 25, 2018 PR No.: 21/2018 Shri S. K. Mohanty takes charge as Whole Time Member, SEBI Shri S.K. Mohanty has taken charge as Whole Time Member, Securities and Exchange Board of India in Mumbai today for a tenure of three years or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Prior to this assignment, Shri Mohanty served… Read More

MCA issues conrrigendum to commencement notification of Companies Amendment Act 2017

Government of India Ministry of Corporate Affairs CORRIGENDUM New Delhi, the 21st June 2018 S.O....(E).- In the notification of the Government of India,  in the Ministry of  Corporate Affairs, Number  S.O. 2422(E), dated  the 13th June , 2018, published in the gazette of India, Extraordinary , PartII, Section 3 , Sub-Section (ii), dated the 14th… Read More

MCA invites public comments on National Guidelines on the Economic, Social and Environmental Responsibilities of Business

Background The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) issued the National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental & Economic Responsibilities of Business (NVGs) in July 2011 with a view to provide a clear, broad-based framework for carrying out responsible business and be accountable to all its stakeholders. The NVGs were developed based on India’s socio-cultural context and… Read More

MCA invites suggestions on draft on Cross-Border Insolvency

Government of India Ministry of Corporate Affairs Insolvency Section File no.30/27/2018 Dated:20.06.2018 Public Notice Government has taken  in initiative to introduce a chapter on Cross-Border Insovency  within the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code,  2016 (The Code) to provide  a comprehensive legal framework, Considering the fact  that corporates transct businesses in more than one jurisdiction  and also … Read More

MCA notifies certain sections of Companies Amendment Act 2017 w.e.f 13 June 2018

Government of India Ministry of Corporate Affairs Notification New Delhi, the 13th June, 2018 S.O. _(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub- section (2) of section 1 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (1 of 2018), the Central Government hereby appoints the 13th June, 2018 as the date on which the following provisions… Read More

MCA notifies Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Rules,2018

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION NEW DELHI, 13th June,2018 G.S.R. (E) _. In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 90 read with sub-section (l) of section 469 of the Companies Act,2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely :- Short title and commencement.- These rules may… Read More

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