Debt Management and Monetary Policy in India

The discourse on the need to separate debt management and monetary policy is doing rounds for quite a time. The view was even endorsed by the committee on capital account convertibility in 1996 because of the possible conflict of interest between monetary policy and debt management. Why the issue went to backburner? When Bimal Jalan ..


Provisions for SEBI under Finance Bill, 2019

The Finance Bill, 2019 has given more powers to Securities and Exchange Board of India. The key highlight has been the addition of section 15HAA with regards to punitive action for data tampering. SEBI can act against tampering of electronic databases. This is against the backdrop of issues like colocations, HFT/ high frequency trades etc. ..

What is ‘Affirmative Action”in government policies?

Affirmative Action is defined as a policy initiative under which a company or any government organisation takes into account a person’s nationality, sex, religion and caste before extending employment or other educational opportunities. This helps the government to increase opportunities for underprivileged citizens. The primary aim is to encourage and raise the number of people ..

Uday Kotak Committee Recommendations

Uday Kotak Committee on Corporate Governance was set up in June, 2017 by SEBI to suggest measures on enhancing the standards of governance of listed companies in India. This committee also had members from government, industry, professional bodies, stock exchanges, academics, lawyers etc. Some of the important areas on which the committee was asked to ..

Alternative Investment Funds

Alternative Investment Funds are the investments which do not happens through traditional modes of payments like cash, property, bonds, stocks etc. Regulation 2(1)(b) of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations, 2012 define Alternate Investment Funds as  any fund established or incorporated in India in the form of a trust or a company ..