SEBI demands BSE to pay proper regulatory fee with interest

Stock exchanges have to pay a regulatory fee to SEBI based on every financial year’s annual turnover. In this regards, SEBI has issued the following order to BSE – Since introduction of derivative contracts, BSE has been calculating turnover wrongly in case of the option contracts. It’s calculating turnover considering premium value of options contracts … Read more

Nestle faces scrutiny from FSSAI

Nestle has once again got into an unhealthy food controversy. Everyone would remember the maggi noodle controversy that Nestle was subjected to in 2015. It then took more than a year for Nestle to navigate the troubled waters. Again in 2021, the Company got a scare. This time an internal memo got leaked wherein the … Read more

Regulators take restrictive actions against JM Financial

RBI barred JM Financial Products (a subsidiary of JM Financial) from extending loans against shares, including financing subscriptions to IPOs of shares and debentures, with immediate effect over irregularities and corporate governance issues. An RBI statement said the “action is necessitated due to certain serious deficiencies observed with respect to loans sanctioned by the company … Read more

RBI halts IIFL Finance’s gold loan business

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has found various significant lapses in IIFL Finance‘s (IFL) Gold Loan business. It has consequently, directed the Company to cease and desist, with immediate effect, from sanctioning or disbursing gold loans or assigning/ securitising/ selling any of its gold loans. (The Company can continue to service its existing gold loan … Read more

Paytm taps ex-Sebi boss, others for advice

Paytm’s parent One 97 Communications Ltd on Friday said it has formed an advisory committee chaired by M. Damodaran, former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi). The committee will work with the One97 board on strengthening compliance and regulatory matters. The committee will also include M.M. Chitale, former president of the … Read more

SEC Fines JPMorgan For Mistakenly Deleting 47 Mln Records

he Securities and Exchange Commission fined JPMorgan Chase of $4 million for accidently deleting about 47 million electronic records which were requested by subpoenas in several investigations. As per the SEC order against J. P. Morgan Securities LLC, the banking major’s broker-dealer unit, it was accused that the bank failed to preserve electronic records as … Read more

Govt intervention creates uncertainty for IEX

India’s power ministry has requested the Central Electricity Regulatory Authority to initiate the process of coupling the country’s three power exchanges; Indian Energy Exchange (IEX), Power Exchange of India (PXIL) and Hindustan Power Exchange (HPX). to ensure a uniformity in price discovery of energy at trading platforms. this is expected to translate into better transparency, … Read more

Govt takes action against Greave Cotton’s EV subsidiary

Like many others, Greaves Cotton has been riding on the EV boom; through it’s subsidiary Greaves Electric Mobility (GEM). Now, Government through Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI) vide its letter dated 25th May 2023, has alleged that GEM failed to adhere to Phased Manufacturing Programme Guidelines. Consequently – It has proposed to deregister GEM from … Read more