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No fresh nod needed for approved related party transactions, clarifies Sebi

Regulator, however, refuses to accept India Inc's demand of deferring implementation of new norms

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Samie Modak Mumbai
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Thursday clarified that related party transactions (RPTs) that have been approved by the audit committee and shareholders prior to April 1, 2022, will not be required to obtain fresh approval from the shareholders.

The market regulator, however, has refused to extend the deadline for implementation of the new RPT norms, dashing hopes of India Inc.

Industry body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) requested Sebi to defer the implementation of the RPT norms, announced in November 2021, by at least six months. It said the new rules, which come into effect from

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First Published: Mar 30 2022 | 9:03 PM IST

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