Securities and Exchange Board of India

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Securities and Exchange Board of India

An agency of the Indian Government that serves at the primary regulator of the securities trade. It drafts regulations under the parameters of its jurisdiction, creates rules to enforce these regulations, and investigates potential abuses. SEBI was created in 1988 and became a permanent body in 1992 under the SEBI Act 1992. It is overseen by eight members.
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SEBI, in consultation with the Central Government, on a continuous basis examines various issues concerning mutual funds and reviews the regulatory mechanism to enhance transparency and disclosures, reduce risk for the investors, enhance regulatory supervision, etc.
SEBI also introduced disclosure of rating sensitivities in its press releases.
The exchanges would be required to disseminate the details of the action plan on their websites under intimation to SEBI. The earmarked fund shall not be clubbed with any other funds such as Investor Protection Fund, Investor Services Fund, and Corporate Social Responsibility Funds, SEBI said.
The issue of open offer exemptions made headlines in recent times when the lead lender to Jet Airways -- State Bank of India (SBI)-- sought clarity from Sebi on open offer exemption possibilities in the current ongoing debt restricting of the ailing airline.
As per Sebi's preliminary probe, Chanda Kochhar's husband Deepak Kochhar had many business dealings with the Videocon group over the past several years.
SEBI also believes that the knowledge transfer could help improve its existing processes.
It is expected that many banks will go aggressively for recovering their dues and in order to achieve this objective, the banks may opt for CDR ( corporate debt restructuring)/ ( strategic debt restructuring) SDR or bilateral restructuring, Sebi said in a release issued after the after the first board meeting under Ajay Tyagi as chairman.
Sebi on May 28, 2016 in police custody in Honduras after allegedly attempting to launder $37,000 from "complications of Pneumonia" represent unanswered questions about his arrest, level of care while in jail and the overall situation of his death.
The ground reality is different now as SEBI has fixed the fee charged from investors by distributors - the asset management companies (AMCs) can pay them more but have to do so from their own pocket.
ESOP trusts can now buy from secondary market: Sebi has proposed that employee welfare trusts be allowed to buy shares from the secondary market.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), India's capital markets regulator, has said that Merrill Lynch Capital Markets Espana SA, SV, a unit of Merrill Lynch and a part of Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), has paid INR6m to settle an inquiry into a breach of the 'know your client' (KYC) rules.