Category Archives: SEBI

Amendments to Indian Stamp Act 1899 for Rationalization of Stamp Duty on Securities market instruments

By | February 21, 2019

Ministry of Finance Amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 for Rationalization of Stamp Duty & Design of Zero Evasion Collection Mechanism in Respect of Securities market instruments Posted On: 21 FEB 2019 The President of India, today, gave his assent to the Amendments to the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 which were introduced as part… Read More »

SEBI (Buy Back of Securities) Regulations 2018

By | September 17, 2018

SEBI has notified Securities Exchange Board of India (Buy-Back of Securities) Regulations, 2018. The norms prescribes maximum limit of buy-back as 25% or less of the aggregate paid up capital and free reserves of the Company. Under new norms, a company can’t buy-back its securities so as to delist its shares from stock exchange. Norms… Read More »

Section 186 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 15JB

By | April 1, 2018

Section 186 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 186 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 15JB and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 15JB 186. In the principal Act, in section 15JB, after sub-section (4), the following sub- section shall be inserted, namely:— “(5) All settlement amounts, excluding the disgorgement amount and legal… Read More »

Section 185 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 15J

By | April 1, 2018

Section 185 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 185 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 15J and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 15J 185. In the principal Act, in section 15J,— (a) for the marginal heading, the following marginal heading shall be substituted, namely:— “Factors to be taken into account while adjudging… Read More »

Section 184 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 15-I

By | April 1, 2018

Section 184 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 184 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 15-I and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 15-I 184. In the principal Act, in section 15-I, in sub-section (1),— (i) after the figures and letter “15E,”, the figures and letters “15EA, 15EB,” shall be inserted; (ii) for… Read More »

Section 182 of Finance Act 2018 : Insertion of new section 15EA and 15EB

By | April 1, 2018

Section 182 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 182 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Insertion of new section 15EA and 15EB and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Insertion of new section 15EA and 15EB 182. In the principal Act, after section 15E, the following sections shall be inserted, namely:— “15EA. Penalty for default in case of alternative investment… Read More »

Section 183 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 15F

By | April 1, 2018

Section 183 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 183 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 15F and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 15F 183. In the principal Act, in section 15F, in clause (b), for the words “he sponsors or carries on any such collective investment scheme including mutual funds”, the words… Read More »

Section 181 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 15A

By | April 1, 2018

Section 181 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 181 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 15A and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 15A 181. In the principal Act, in section 15A,— (i) in clause (a), after the words “fails to furnish the same”, the words “or who furnishes or files false, incorrect… Read More »

Section 180 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 11B

By | April 1, 2018

Section 180 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 180 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 11B and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 11B 180. In section 11B, of the principal Act,— (a) in the marginal heading, after the word ”directions”, the words ”and levy penalty” shall be inserted; (b) section 11B shall… Read More »

Section 162 of Finance Act 2018 : Commencement of this Part

By | April 1, 2018

Section 162 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 162 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Commencement of this Part and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] PART IX AMENDMENTS TO THE NATIONAL HOUSING BANK ACT, 1987 Commencement of this Part 162. The provisions of this Part shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by… Read More »

Section 161 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 3 of Act 43 of 1982

By | April 1, 2018

Section 161 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 161 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 3 of Act 43 of 1982 and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] PART VIII AMENDMENT TO THE GOVERNORS (EMOLUMENTS, ALLOWANCES AND PRIVILEGES) ACT, 1982 Amendment of section 3 of Act 43 of 1982 161. In section 3 of the Governors… Read More »

Section 164 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 4

By | April 1, 2018

Section 164 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 164 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 4 and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 4 164. In section 4 of the principal Act,— (a) in sub-section (1), for the proviso, the following proviso shall be substituted, namely:— “Provided that the Central Government may, by notification,… Read More »

Section 163 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 3

By | April 1, 2018

Section 163 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 163 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 3 and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 3 163. In the National Housing Bank Act, 1987 (53 of 1987) (hereafter in this Part referred to as the principal Act), in section 3,— (a) in sub-section (3), for… Read More »

Section 158 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 23M

By | April 1, 2018

Section 158 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 158 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 23M and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 23M 158. In section 23M of the principal Act,— (i) after the words “adjudicating officer” at both the places where they occur, the words “or the Securities and Exchange Board… Read More »

Section 159 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 24

By | April 1, 2018

Section 159 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 159 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 24 and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 24 159. In section 24 of the principal Act,— (i) for the marginal heading, the following marginal heading shall be substituted:— “Contravention by companies;”; (ii) in sub-section (1), for the… Read More »

Section 157 of Finance Act 2018 : Insertion of new section 23JC

By | April 1, 2018

1Section 157 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 157 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Insertion of new section 23JC and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Insertion of new section 23JC 157. After section 23JB of the principal Act, the following section shall be inserted, namely:— ’23JC. Continuance of proceedings.—(1) Where a person dies, his legal representative shall be… Read More »

Section 156 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 23JB

By | April 1, 2018

Section 156 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 156 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 23JB and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 23JB 156. In section 23JB of the principal Act, in sub-section (1), for the words “by the adjudicating officer”, the words “under this Act” shall be substituted. Finance Act 2018… Read More »

Section 155 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 23JA

By | April 1, 2018

Section 155 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 155 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 23JA and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 23JA 155. In section 23JA of the principal Act, after sub-section (4), the following sub-section shall be inserted, namely:— “(5) All settlement amounts, excluding the disgorgement amount and legal costs,… Read More »

Section 154 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 23J

By | April 1, 2018

Section 154 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 154 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 23J and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 23J 154. In section 23J of the principal Act,— (i) for the marginal heading, the following marginal heading shall be substituted, namely:— “Factors to be taken into account while adjudging… Read More »

Section 153 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 23-I

By | April 1, 2018

Section 153 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 153 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 23-I and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 23-I 153. In section 23-I of the principal Act, in sub-section (1), for the word ”shall”, the word ”may” shall be substituted. Finance Act 2018 : Assented by President :… Read More »

Section 152 of Finance Act 2018 : Insertion of new section 23GA

By | April 1, 2018

Section 152 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 152 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Insertion of new section 23GA and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Insertion of new section 23GA 152. After section 23G of the principal Act, the following section shall be inserted, namely:— “23GA. Penalty for failure to conduct business in accordance with rules, etc.—Where a… Read More »

Section 150 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 23E

By | April 1, 2018

Section 150 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 150 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 23E and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 23E 150. In section 23E of the principal Act, after the words “mutual fund”, the words “or real estate investment trust or infrastructure investment trust or alternative investment fund”, shall… Read More »

Section 149 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 23A

By | April 1, 2018

Section 149 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 149 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 23A and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 23A 149. In section 23A of the principal Act, in sub-clause (a), after the words “bye-laws of the recognised stock exchange”, the words “or who furnishes false, incorrect or incomplete… Read More »

Section 148 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 23

By | April 1, 2018

Section 148 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 148 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 23 and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 23 148. In section 23 of the principal Act, in sub-section (1), in the long line, after the words “Adjudicating officer”, the words “or the Securities and Exchange Board of… Read More »

Section 147 of Finance Act 2018 : Amendment of section 12A

By | April 1, 2018

Section 147 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 147 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Amendment of section 12A and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] Amendment of section 12A 147. In the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (42 of 1956) (hereafter in this Part referred to as the principal Act), section 12A shall be numbered as sub-section (1)… Read More »

Section 146 of Finance Act 2018 : Commencement of this Part

By | April 1, 2018

Section 146 of Finance Act 2018 [Section 146 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Commencement of this Part and is covered in CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS] PART VI AMENDMENTS TO THE SECURITIES CONTRACTS (REGULATION) ACT, 1956 Commencement of this Part 146. The provisions of this Part shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by… Read More »

Prevention of Unauthorized Trading by Stock Brokers : SEBI Circular

By | March 26, 2018

Securities and Exchange Board of India CIRCULAR SEBI/HO/MIRSD/DOP1/CIR/P/2018/54 March 22, 2018 To, All recognized Stock Exchanges, Dear Sir / Madam, Sub: Circular on Prevention of Unauthorized Trading by Stock Brokers I. This master circular consolidates and updates the requirements/obligations with regard to Prevention of Unauthorized Trading by Stock Brokers prescribed by the following circulars: A. CIR/HO/MIRSD/MIRSD2/CIR/P/201… Read More »

Due-diligence and reporting for Foreign Portfolio Investor : SEBI Circular

By | March 26, 2018

  DUE DILIGENCE AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS UNDER FOREIGN ACCOUNT TAX COMPLIANCE ACT (FATCA) AND COMMON REPORTING STANDARDS (CRS) CIRCULAR NO.IMD/FPIC/CIR/P/2018/53, DATED 21-3-2018 1. This is in continuation of SEBI circulars No. CIR/MIRSD/2/2015 dated August 26, 2015 and No. CIR/MIRSD/3/2015 dated September 10, 2015wherein SEBI has informed all intermediaries regarding due diligence and reporting requirements under Rules 114F to 114H of… Read More »

Interest & Dividend reporting of Custodial Accounts- Rule 114G(1)(e) of Income Tax Rules, 1962

By | June 19, 2017

Securities and Exchange Board of India CIRCULAR CIR/HO/MIRSD/MIRSD2/CIR/P/2017/59 June 15, 2017 To, All Recognized Depositories 2. Depositories Participants (DPs) through Depositories 3. Registrars to an Issue and Share transfer agents (RTAs) Dear Sir/ Madam, Sub: Interest and Dividend information reporting in case of Custodial Accounts- Rule 114G(1)(e) of the Income Tax Rules, 1962 1. This… Read More »