Markets regulator Sebi on Wednesday imposed a penalty of Rs 30 lakh on two persons for circulating unpublished price sensitive information pertaining to quarterly results of Bajaj Auto through WhatsApp prior to official announcement by the company.
In an order, the regulator levied a fine of Rs 15 lakh each on Neeraj Kumar Agarwal and Shruti Vishal Vora.
Regulator Sebi has barred Paramount Printpackaging and its officials from the capital markets for five years for diverting the proceeds of initial share-sale and failing to make true and adequate disclosure in the IPO papers.
The officials that have been restrained are the company's chairman and managing director Divyesh Ashwin Sukhadia, whole time director Dharmesh Ashwin Sukhadia and former whole-time director Anuj Vipin Sukhadia.
S B Mainak has resigned as chairman of CARE Ratings, the company said in a stock exchange notification after the market regulator reportedly asked for his removal.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) nudged the rating agency after a forensic report said Mainak had asked his staff to not change the ratings of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS), the bankrupt shadow banker, the Economic Times reported on Thursday.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has barred three people from the capital markets for seven years for creating sham identities and cornering shares in IPOs at the cost of genuine investors.
Besides, they have been asked to disgorge unlawful gain of about Rs 7 lakh, including interest. Babulal M Dugar, Manoj Kumar Dugar, and Vinod Kumar Dugar are the three persons facing ban.
Central Depository Services (India) Ltd on Monday said it has received approval from markets regulator Sebi for setting up its IFSC (International Financial Services Centre) branch at the GIFT City in Gujarat.
CDSL will be the first depository to launch its branch operations from the precincts of IFSC in the GIFT city.
Shares of PC Jeweller slumped 7.14 per cent to Rs 24.05 per share on the BSE on Wednesday after market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) demanded a show-cause from those whom it identified to have benefitted, in the insider-trading case, from price-sensitive information pertaining to the company’s buyback announcement and its subsequent withdrawal. It also ordered impounding Rs 8 crore from the alleged insiders.
Brokerages are awaiting operational clarity on the use of Aadhaar for know your client (KYC) purposes, to help sign up clients faster.
They earlier used the Aadhaar database to complete the KYC process online. Industry officials said that the on-boarding process became considerably longer after the 2018 Supreme Court judgement which stopped Aadhaar use by companies and private entities.
The Securities and Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has hauled up the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) for giving computer-generated response to investor complaints filed on its online platform Scores and for disposing of the matter without settling the case.
“We find the approach adopted by Sebi to be a strange one. Such computer-generated disposal of a serious complaint speaks volumes on the conduct in treating the minority shareholders in this shabby manner,” the tribunal said while delivering a judgment on a matter related to an investor complaint.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has initiated a preliminary enquiry against information technology services major Infosys following allegations of unethical practices by a whistleblower.
The market regulator has received the whistleblower’s letter along with voice recordings and emails supporting his claims. “The allegations are serious in nature. A proper enquiry into the matter is needed.
Market regulator Sebi on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Securities Appellate Tribunal’s order that quashed its two-year ban imposed on audit firm Price Waterhouse (PW) in the wake of the Satyam Computer fraud in 2009.
Sebi had in January last year barred Price Waterhouse (PW) and two auditors — S Gopalakrishnan and Srinivas Talluri — from auditing listed companies and had also directed the latter not to engage any audit firm forming part of the Price Waterhouse network.
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