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Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Act, 1992: A Summary

19 Pages Posted: 2 Mar 2012  

Kaushik Dhar

National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) University

Date Written: March 1, 2012

Abstract

SEBI which is an abbreviation for Securities and Exchange Board of India has functions similar to the SEC or Securities Exchange Commission in the USA. In other words, the SEBI regulates the working of the financial markets in India, vis-à-vis investor protection and laying down of ethical standards for the working of the financial markets in India. This is why SEBI is also called as the watchdog of the Indian Markets. In this article the author has attempted to give a summary description of the SEBI Act of 1992.

Keywords: SEBI, SEBI Act 1992, company law, securities, Companies Act 1956

Suggested Citation

Dhar, Kaushik, Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Act, 1992: A Summary (March 1, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2014351 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2014351

Kaushik Dhar (Contact Author)

National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) University ( email )

NALSAR UNIVERSITY
JUSTICE CITY
Hyderabad, 500078
India

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