SEBI – Refund of Security Deposit by Trading Members: Key Highlights

 OVERVIEW
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) vide notification / Circular No. SEBI/HO/MIRSD/FCR/CIR/P/2021/01 issued and publishes dated 06th January, 2021, has published “Refund of Security Deposit” Section 11 (1) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 read with Section 10 of the Securities Contract (Regulation) Act, 1956.
 The Circular is issued to :
• The Managing Director/Executive Director,
• All Stock Exchanges

 Aim and vision of this circular:
– to protect the interests of investors in securities, to promote the development of, and to regulate the securities market

 Previous Reference:
This is with reference to the letter MRD/DSA/OW/14347/4/2019 dated June 10, 2019 issued to NSE regarding refund of security deposit and arbitration mechanism after the surrender of membership of Trading Members.

SEBI – Non-compliance provisions & Penalty Chart related to continuous disclosures

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) vide notification / Circular No. SEBI/HO/DDHS/DDHS/CIR/P/2020/231 issued and publishes dated 13th November, 2020, has published Non-compliance with provisions related to continuous disclosures” in exercise of the powers conferred under sections 11(1) and 11A(2) of the SEBI Act, 1992 read with Section 9 and 21 of Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956.
 The Circular is issued to :
 All Recognized Stock Exchanges
 All Depositories
 All issuers of listed Non-Convertible Debt Securities and/or Non-Convertible
 Redeemable Preference Shares
 All Issuers of listed Commercial Papers

 Applicability of the Provisions mentioned in this Circular:
shall come into force for compliance period ending on or after December 31, 2020

 Provisions of this Circular

Continuous disclosure norms as prescribed by SEBI for issuers of listed Non-Convertible Debt Securities, Non-Convertible Redeemable Preference Shares (NCRPS) and Commercial Papers: