SEBI tightens disclosure norms for municipal bonds

November 2019

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has prescribed wider disclosure and compliance norms to be followed by the issuers of listed municipal bonds. Such listed entities are required to prepare and submit half-yearly unaudited […]

RBI eases stressed assets norms

June 2019

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed lenders in its revised guidelines for stressed assets complete discretion to design and implement bankruptcy resolution plans, after the Supreme Court scrapped the previous norms. The central […]

RBI allows foreign investors to buy municipal bonds

May 2019

The Reserve Bank of India has allowed foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) to invest in municipal bonds issued by various urban local bodies. This will broaden the access of non-resident investors to debt instruments in the […]

SC quashes RBI’s February 12, 2018 circular

April 2019

The Supreme Court of India has quashed the February 12, 2018, circular for the resolution of stressed assets issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) that had been challenged by various power companies. The […]

RBI lifts cap on FPI investments in corporate bonds

March 2019

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has withdrawn the 20 per cent limit on investments by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in corporate bonds of an entity with a view to encouraging more foreign investments.The Securities […]

RBI eases ECB norms, lifts sectoral limits

February 2019

RBI has drawn up a new ECB framework allowing all eligible borrowers to raise up to $750 million per financial year under the automatic route, replacing the existing sector-wise limits. The central bank has also […]

SEBI opens door for wider participation in REITs, InvITs

February 2019

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has streamlined the process for listing real estate investment trusts (REITs) and infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs) by allowing alternative investment funds (AIFs) and other affiliates of merchant […]

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