As you know SEBI has been taking Insider Trading Compliance very very seriously and they have been coming up with various clarifications and FAQs to make sure corporate India understands the regulations well and in case there is non-compliance no one takes advantage of the confusion. SEBI has come out with FAQs around SEBI Prevention of Insider Trading regulations. Click here ...

SEBI as part of its regulations on Prohibition of Insider Trading has asked companies to maintain digital database for Unpublished Price Sensitive Information (UPSI) sharing and other information about connected persons and Designated Persons effective Apr 1, 2019.  SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015 defines UPSI as: Any information, relating to a company or its securities, directly or indirectly, ...

On Sep 23, 2019, SEBI passed an order, imposing a penalty of Rs. 22.7 crore on Aurobindo Pharma and its promoters for Insider Trading Compliance violation. While the violation happened in 2008 – 2009 but SEBI kept on investigating and finally, SEBI concluded with a penalty of 22.7 crores and the issue remains misuse of Unpublished Price Sensitive Information (UPSI) ...

In December 2018, SEBI came up with new sets of regulations requiring all listed companies to maintain digital database of Unpublished Price Sensitive Information sharing. In addition, there were lots of new compliance requirements came up and the responsibility is on Board of Directors to ensure complete compliance. Here is link to SEBI updated regulations SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) ...

It’s been more than 120 days since maintaining of Digital Database for Insider Trading Compliance has become mandatory, SEBI in order to standardize the process for compliance violation reporting and to respond to various queries raised by corporate India, SEBI has come out with standard format for reporting of Insider Trading Compliance violations. The form clearly suggest that the Insider ...

Unpublished Price-Sensitive Information (UPSIs) are truly confidential and any leakage to unauthorized people can create big reputational, financial and governance loss to listed companies in India. Data on shared cloud is not in control of company and prone to hack, un-intentional sharing and may give access to many unauthorized people. This can lead to non-compliance. In December 2018, SEBI came ...

‘Insider trading tells everybody at precisely the wrong time that everything is rigged, and only people who have a billion dollars and have access to and are best friends with people who are on boards of directors of major companies – they’re the only ones who can make a true buck. Securities fraud generally and insider trading in particular should be eminently deterrable ...

Insider trading is the unfair advantage that a company insider with access to confidential, non-public information has while trading on company securities. Thus, such individuals or persons are allowed to trade during restricted periods called trading windows. In India, SEBI overlooks the implementation of anti-insider trading practices. Applicability of SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulation is fairly vast and it ...

Volody’s Insider Trading Software (Volody PIT) is intelligent software designed for the company secretaries and compliance officers to monitor, track and ensure all the compliances related to Insider Trading as prescribed by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) vide SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015. Be it trading on your own company shares or trading on restricted shares, ...