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Limited cases of front-running taken up for scrutiny in 2020-21 amid Covid

The category accounts for under 5% of probes completed during the year, and under 3% taken up for scrutiny, shows an analysis of data from Sebi's last available annual report

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Sachin P Mampatta Mumbai
Front-running cases have invited limited regulatory scrutiny, accounting for a minority of such investigations.

There was only one case taken up and two completed in 2020-21, shows data from the Securities and Exchange Board of India’s last available annual report. This means that the category accounts for less than 5 per cent of investigations completed during the year, and under 3 per cent of cases taken up for investigation, shows an analysis of the data (see chart 1).

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First Published: May 20 2022 | 7:53 PM IST

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