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The market regulator has arrogated so much power that many of its actions go unquestioned
Show me the person and I will show you the rule. That seems to be the guiding principle of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) these days, having gradually arrogated so much power that many of its actions go unquestioned.
What started out as one of the first independent regulators in...
SEBI’s recent moves to protect NSDL damage its credibility irreparably
The machinations of the venerable directors of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to protect its ring-fenced chairman, CB Bhave, is threatening to ruin the credibility of the regulatory process altogether. In a system where nobody dares to criticise a powerful regulator, the story needs to be told.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) decision to standardise some aspects of the Power of Attorney (PoA) signed by investors is an excellent move that is, at least, five years overdue. The introduction of compulsory dematerialisation of securities for secondary market transactions was a blessing and a curse. It allowed us to eliminate the ills of physical delivery and settlement...