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Proposed New Regulatory Framework for Delisting Companies

[Manal Shah a 4th year student pursuing B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) with specialization in Corporate Law from the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi] Introduction The delisting process is presently regulated by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Delisting of Equity Shares) Regulations, 2009 (‘Delisting Regulations’). The Securities and Exchange Board of India (‘SEBI’) on 26 July...

SEBI Clarifies Scope of Embargo Against Share Issuances Following Delisting

Companies that are undertaking a delisting of equity shares must be prepared to endure an embargo that would prevent them from listing their shares for a further period of time (five or ten years, depending upon the circumstances). Such a restriction is contained in regulation 30(1) of the SEBI (Delisting of Equity Shares) Regulations, 2009. This is to prevent companies from retreating the...

SEBI Order on Delisting Price

Delisting transactions tend to be sensitive as they underscore the conflicts between controlling shareholders (or promoters) and minority shareholders. The promoters are in a position to delist the company at any time they consider appropriate even though the circumstances may not necessarily favour the minority shareholders. Moreover, due to the information asymmetry between the two groups of...

SEBI Amends Delisting, Takeovers and Buyback Regulations

[The following post is contributed by Yogesh Chande, who is an Associate Partner with Economic Laws Practice, Advocates & Solicitors. Views of the author are personal. SEBI has with effect from 24 March 2015 amended the following regulations: (a)    SEBI (Delisting of Equity Shares) Regulations, 2009 (“Delisting Regulations”); (b) SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares...

New Delisting Regulations – tougher rather than easier

New regulations on delisting have been approved by SEBI.  I wrote a column on December 1, 2014 (print edition) of the Business Standard, on how a new element of requiring at least 25% of the public shareholders as of a certain date to have participated in selling their shares, would nudge toward counter-productive outcomes.  I have pasted the copy below. Earlier, Umakanth had commented...

SEBI Reforms – Part 2: Delisting

Delisting of securities tends to be somewhat controversial given that it represents the tension between the interests of the controlling shareholder who want to delist the company and the interests of minority shareholders who are caught between the options of exiting the company at the offered value or remaining in the company without the liquidity and protections that a stock exchange listing...

“Make in India” frustrated by regulations “Made in India”

The Delisting Regulations applicable in India have been controversial since inception.  Earlier this year, SEBI published a discussion paper seeking to review them.  This Blog commented on the discussion paper here. Earlier this week, in my column in Business Standard, I wrote about how tinkering with the Delisting Regulations will not be of help. The Delisting Regulations is a body of...

SEBI Order on Delisting

A few weeks ago, we discussed SEBI’s proposals to overhaul the delisting regime. Evident from that discussion were difficulties faced in the current delisting regime. Some of those difficulties have surfaced in an order issued by SEBI yesterday involving the delisting of AstraZeneca Pharma India Limited. SEBI’s order alleges a concerted action between the controlling shareholder of the target and...

Proposal to Overhaul Delisting Regime

Delisting of companies from the stock exchange (also known as privatization) has become a common phenomenon around the world, as it has in India. The rationale for delisting a company is detailed below: A number of reasons are proffered as motivations for delisting. Where there is a perception that the market price of the company is not reflective of the true value of its businesses, share price...

Update on Delisting of Fresenius Kabi Oncology Limited

[The following post is contributed by Yogesh Chande, who is a Consultant with Economic Laws Practice, Advocates & Solicitors. Views of the author are personal] On 22 July 2013, the SEBI whole time member passed an order in relation to the proposed voluntary delisting of Fresenius Kabi Oncology Limited (Target Company) by its promoters in accordance with the SEBI (Delisting of Equity Shares)...

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