REGULATIONS


MDT/PTI 24 August 2012
SEBI's Committee of Executive Directors felt that the investment of funds should be guided by consideration of return balanced with safety of funds rather than sole criterion of highest return New Delhi: Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has decided...

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MDT/PTI 24 August 2012
SEBI's crackdown against unregulated staff welfare schemes and trusts has comes amid concerns that some companies may be funding these schemes to deal in their own securities with an aim to manipulate the share price by engaging into fraudulent and unfair trade practices New Delhi:...

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MDT/PTI 24 August 2012
The comments from RBI come against the backdrop of corporate sector complaining about inordinate delays in getting clearances, especially on the environmental front Mumbai: Alarmed by the slowdown in infrastructure projects due to policy delays, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) put the...

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MDT/PTI 22 August 2012
The central bank is scrutinising the 'systems' of HSBC Bank and Standard Chartered Bank related with anti-money laundering and know your customer norms    New Delhi: The Government on Wednesday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is scrutinising the 'systems' of HSBC Bank and...

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SEBI has announced a series of reforms to revive investor confidence and make IPOs attractive again, but what has it done to resolve investors’ grievances? The Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) announced a series of reforms that it hopes will revive retail investor confidence...

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MDT/PTI 22 August 2012
CCI rejected the application seeking approval for the proposed takeover of Pantaloon by Aditya Birla Nuvo saying the final deal was yet to be approved by the boards of these companies New Delhi: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected an application seeking its approval...

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MDT/PTI 22 August 2012
The revised RBI guidelines also stipulate that NBFC cannot sell or securitize a loan unless three monthly instalments have been paid by the borrower Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has tightened the non-banking finance company (NBFC) securitisation norms by stipulating that an...

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Moneylife Digital Team 21 August 2012
SEBI’s proposed changes to mutual fund regulations are oriented to enrich AMCs while small investors, who have lost money on several funds even after holding them for years, have been   brushed aside The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) recently announced a slew of changes...

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MDT/PTI 20 August 2012
L&T said it expects changes from the RBI, including bank finance being classified under priority sector lending and easy access to other fund raising instruments like external borrowings Mumbai: Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Financial Services has called for changes in requirements governing...

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MDT/PTI 20 August 2012
Some of the public sector banks are likely to approach the Finance Ministry to seek more time for complying with the norm to reduce bulk deposits to 15% of the total deposits Mumbai: Some public sector banks (PSBs) are likely to approach the Finance Ministry to seek more time for...

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MDT/PTI 20 August 2012
The 'safety net' proposal would be back on the agenda when SEBI board's meets next month, although some changes could be made to limit this benefit to 'very small investors’   New Delhi: Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will consider next month providing...

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MDT/PTI 17 August 2012
The seven AIFs registered with SEBI includes IFCI Syncamore India Infrastructure Fund, Utthishta Yekum Fund, Indiaquotient Investment Trust, Forefront Alternate Investment Trust, Excedo Realty Fund, Sabre Partners Trust and KKR India Alternate Credit Opportunities Fund   New Delhi:...

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MDT/PTI 17 August 2012
Chidambaram also said he expects the government to take a decision shortly on SEBI's recommendation for providing tax benefits to equity mutual fund investors under the proposed Rajiv Gandhi Equity Savings Scheme New Delhi: Indian Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said market...

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MDT/PTI 17 August 2012
Banks will now have to incorporate a clause in the FD form to give option of premature withdrawal by survivor in case of death of the other joint account holder   Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to modify fixed deposit (FD) account opening forms to allow...

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MDT/PTI 16 August 2012
SEBI on Thursday announced a slew of measures covering IPO and mutual funds. Many of them will have no effect, since SEBI refuses to acknowledge that the vast majority of people are disillusioned with IPOs and mutual funds Mumbai: Investing in mutual funds (MFs) might become more...

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MDT/PTI 16 August 2012
RBI has proposed that a bank's exposure to its own group entities should not exceed 20% of the paid-up capital and reserves   Mumbai: Aiming to avoid concentration of credit risk, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed that a bank's exposure to its own group entities should not...

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MDT/PTI 16 August 2012
RBI said that banks should put in place a Board approved transparent policy on pricing of liabilities Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks to ensure the variation in interest rates on single-term deposits of Rs15 lakh and above and other deposits is minimal for...

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MDT/PTI 16 August 2012
At the SEBI board meeting, the market regulator is likely to consider some wide-ranging reforms in its regulations for mutual funds and initial public offers Mumbai: Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will consider new rules on Thursday to protect the...

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MDT/PTI 14 August 2012
SEBI said, Aadhaar letter issued by UIDAI would be admissible as proof of address in addition to its presently being recognised as proof of identity   New Delhi: Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has said investors can use 'Aadhaar' letters as a valid...

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MDT/PTI 14 August 2012
SEBI also asked stock exchanges to conduct immediate scrutiny of the audit issues highlighted in these documents and seek necessary clarifications from the company Mumbai: Tightening noose around companies trying to hide issues raised by auditors in their voluminous annual reports,...

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