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SEBI Relaxes compliance with LODR Regulations due to the CoVID-19 pandemic.

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All entities that have listed their specified securities

All Recognized Stock Exchanges

Madam / Sir,

Sub: Relaxation from compliance with certain provisions of the SEBI (Listing Obligations Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 due to the CoVID-19 pandemic

1. SEBI is in receipt of representations from listed entities, professional bodies, industry associations, market participants, etc. requesting an extension of timelines for various filings and relaxation from certain compliance obligations under the LODR Regulations inter-alia due to the ongoing second wave of the CoVID-19 pandemic and restrictions imposed by various state governments.

2. After consideration, it has been decided to grant the following relaxations from compliance with certain provisions of the LODR Regulations:

Sl. No Regulation Requirement Due date Extended deadline for the quarter/half-year/year ending March 31, 2021
1 Regulation 24A read with circular No. CIR/CFD/CMD1/27/2019 dated February 8, 2019, relating to Annual Secretarial Compliance report Sixty days from the end of the financial year May 30, 2021 June 30, 2021
2 Regulation 33 (3) – Quarterly financial results / Annual audited financial results Forty-five days from end of the quarter / Sixty days from the end of the financial year May 15, 2021 / May 30, 2021 June 30, 2021
3 Regulation 32 (1) read with SEBI circular No. CIR/CFD/CMD1/162/2019 dated December 24, 2019, on Statement of deviation or variation in the use of funds Along with the financial results (within 45 days of the end of each quarter / 60 days from the end of the financial year) May 15, 2021 / May 30, 2021 June 30, 2021

 

3. Listed entities are permitted to use digital signature certifications for authentication/ certification of filings/submissions made to the stock exchanges under the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 for all filings until December 31, 2021.

4. The Circular is issued in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 11(1) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 read with Regulation 101 of the LODR Regulations. This Circular is available on the Sebi website under the link “Legal→Circulars”.

Yours faithfully,

Amy Durga Menon

Deputy General Manager

Corporation Finance Department

Compliance and Monitoring Division-1

+91-22-26449584

amydurga@sebi.gov.in

 

SEBI Relaxes compliance with LODR Regulations due to the CoVID-19 pandemic.

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