1.These regulations may be called the SEBI (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) (Amendment) Regulations, 2015.
2. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
3. In the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2009, –
(1) in regulation 4, in sub-regulation (3), –
A. in clause (a), the word “twelve” shall be substituted with the word “eighteen”;
B. in clause (b), the symbol ” . ” shall be substituted with symbol ” ; ” ;
C. after clause (b), the following new clauses shall be inserted, namely:- “(c) the price or conversion formula of the warrants shall be determined upfront and at least 25% of the consideration amount shall also be received upfront;
(d) in case the warrant holder does not exercise the option to take equity shares against any of the warrants held by him, the consideration paid in respect of such warrant shall be forfeited by the issuer.”
2 (ii) in regulation 54, in sub-regulation (7), in the proviso, the words, numbers and symbol “the part payment on application shall not be less than 25% of the issue price and” shall be inserted after the word and symbol “investors,”