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July 18, 2013

Sebi may get more power to tackle Ponzi schemes

The Cabinet on Wednesday will consider measures to check Ponzi schemes, such as the Saradha chit fund scam that devastated thousands of gullible investors in West Bengal, by arming stock market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) with enhanced powers to investigate and punish fraudsters.

July 05, 2013

Sebi urges IRDA to instruct insurers to help improve corporate governance std.s

Capital markets regulator, Sebi, is urging its counterpart in the insurance sector to encourage insurers to become more vocal on issues of corporate governance. Insurance companies hold significant stakes in listed Indian entities, with LIC, the largest, alone managing assets over Rs 13 lakh crore.

July 01, 2013

Sebi plans over 50% increase in headcount

Gearing up for greater powers to tackle investment frauds and to regulate the ever-expanding marketplace, Sebi plans to expand its headcount by more than 50% to close to 1,000 employees in next few years.

June 26, 2013

Sebi eases FII norms to boost investment

Sebi also approved a change in rules for buyback which will now require companies to complete the process within six months of its launch and not one year which is the case now.

June 25, 2013

Sebi clears new buyback norms, clubs FIIs, QFIs as FPI

The purpose of Chandrasekhar committees proposal is to make investing in capital markets attractive and easier for foreign investors. Sebi has approved the committee's proposals.