Latest developments by SEBI on account of COVID-19

Since March 2020, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has relaxed various provisions of rules and regulations for listed entities on account of the pandemic. Recent relaxations include:

(i) Extension of relaxation from compliance to REITs and InvITs.

(ii) SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Third Amendment Regulations, 2020.

(iii) SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirments) Third Amendment Regulations, 2020.

(iv) Relaxation in timelines for compliance with regulatory requirements.

(v) Relaxation of time gap between two Board/ Audit Committee meeting of listed entities.