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Cos to file voting results in XBRL mode from Jan 30: BSE

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Leading stock exchange has made it mandatory for listed companies to report voting of shareholder meetings in electronic format eXtensible business reporting language (XBRL) from January 30.

"It has been decided that with effect from January 30, 2017, filings in respect of voting would be required to be filed mandatorily by all listed entities, through XBRL mode only," said.

"Filing of compliances...In modes other than XBRL format shall not be considered as submission," it added.

In a recent communication, the bourse said it has been receiving filings for voting from several companies along with reports on corporate governance and shareholding pattern through XBRL mode.

Aiming to make disclosures and information filed by listed firms more accurate and efficient, last year had introduced XBRL-based reporting for filing of compliances under Sebi's listing norms.

Since then, listed companies have been reporting corporate governance and shareholding pattern related information using such electronic mode.

Filing information on voting results using such business reporting language makes the process easier, faster and more accurate.

As per regulations, a listed entity is required to submit to the stock exchange, within 48 hours of conclusion of its general meeting, details regarding the voting results in a prescribed format.

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First Published: Sun, January 22 2017. 12:42 IST