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Disclosure Dilemma: Streamlining Disclosures for Smoother FPI Flow

[Isha Sharma is a 4th year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) student from Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar] The Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”), as the primary authority overseeing the Indian securities market, regularly reviews and updates regulatory frameworks to harmonize the evolving market dynamics with the best global practices. In 2023, SEBI introduced significant amendments...

Personal Data Breach Notifications as UPSI(?): A Safe Haven for Insider Trading

[Fathima Rena Abdulla is a 3rd-year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) student at NUALS, Kochi] Stock market responses to cybersecurity breaches have consistently triggered negative outcomes and, consequently, opportunistic insider trading. Through timely selling before public breach announcements, insiders employ various tactics, including buying put options, making profits, or avoiding losses from the...

Navigating the Regulatory Maze: The Imperative for Harmonized Decision-Making in SEBI

[Philip Oommen is a lawyer based in Mumbai, and a graduate of the National Institute of Securities Markets] The regulatory landscape of the Indian securities market currently exhibits a noticeable lack of uniformity, as demonstrated by the divergence in decisions rendered by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”).  This divergence in decision-making underscores the inherent...

Revolutionizing Trade Settlement: SEBI’s Progressive Push for T+0 and Instant Settlement

[Smruti Kulkarni and Manas Rohilla are 3rd year students at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar] On 22 December 2023, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) issued a consultation paper on “Introduction of optional T+0 and optional Instant Settlement of Trades in addition to T+1 Settlement Cycle in Indian Securities Markets”. The paper analyses feasibility and desirability of...

Navigating Vulnerabilities: SEBI’s Circular on Trading Account Security

[Snigdha Dash is a 3rd year B.A.LL.B.(Hons.) student from National Law University, Odisha] The market’s abundance of traders, providers, platforms, brokers, and communication channels has created an environment susceptible to potentially malevolent activities. Exploiting vulnerabilities to gain unauthorized access to trading accounts and execute illicit transactions, such as in currency trading...

Navigating the Maze: Scrutinising SEBI’s Framework for Short Selling

[Garv Arora and Vatsal Jain are 3rd year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) student at HNLU, Raipur] By way of its circular titled ‘Framework for Short Selling’ dated January 5, 2024 (the ‘Circular’), the Securities and Exchange Board of India (‘SEBI’) has laid down a definitive framework to better regulate short-selling transactions in the Indian stock market. Short selling is a trading activity that focuses...

Empowering Investors: SEBI’s Game-Changing Circular on Trading Account Control

[Nikita Singh and Aishana are the third year law students at Gujarat National Law University.] The Indian stock broking industry is undergoing a major change with the introduction of a new facility for investors to voluntarily freeze or block their online access to their trading accounts. This facility, which was introduced by the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on 12 January 2024...

Beyond the Hype: Risks and Regulations in Binary Options Trading

[Shaswat Kashyap is a 3rd-year student at Gujarat National Law University and Snigdha Dash a 3rd-year student at National Law University, Odisha] A post late last year on Money Control highlighted a disquieting trend where certain financial influencers (finfluencers) are endorsing binary-trading platforms that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has blacklisted. Social media profiles with significant...

Fast-Track Revolution: SEBI’s Consultation Paper on Reforms in the Debt Securities Market

[Nikita Singh and Aishana are third year BSW LLB students at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar] As a response to the Budget’s (2023-24) emphasis on simplifying regulations, reducing compliance costs, and fostering a business-friendly environment, financial sector regulators are actively reviewing existing frameworks. A dedicated working group i.e. Corporate Bonds and Securitization...

Adani-Hindenburg Saga: Unraveling the Market Turmoil and Regulatory Response

[Dhaval Bothra and Anoushka Das are law students at Symbiosis Law School, Pune] On January 24, 2023, Hindenburg Research LLC released a report accusing the Adani group of fraudulent activities and market manipulation, leading to a significant decline in the share value of Adani companies. The Hindenburg report had a substantial impact on the Indian securities market, causing a stock plunge and...

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