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SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeover)(2 Amen


 Notice Date : 13 February 2009

Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2009 - Amendment in regulation 25; Insertion of regulation 29A

Notification No. LAD/NRO/GN/2008-09/34/154082, dated 13-2-2009


In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 30 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 (15 of 1992), the Board hereby makes the following regulations to amend the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 1997, namely:-

1. (i) These regulations may be called the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2009.

(ii) These regulations shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, 1997 –

(i) in regulation 25, after sub-regulation (2A) the following sub-regulation shall be inserted, namely: -

“(2B) No public announcement for a competitive bid shall be made after an acquirer has already made the public announcement pursuant to relaxation granted by the Board in terms of regulation 29A.”

(ii) after regulation 29, following regulation shall be inserted, namely:-

“Relaxation from the strict compliance of provisions of Chapter III in certain cases.

29A. The Board may, on an application made by a target company, relax any or more of the provisions of this Chapter, subject to such conditions as it may deem fit, if it is satisfied that –

(a) the Central Government or State Government or any other regulatory authority has removed the board of directors of the target company and has appointed other persons to hold office as directors thereof under any law for the time being in force for orderly conduct of the affairs of the target company;

(b) such directors have devised a plan which provides for transparent, open, and competitive process for continued operation of the target company in the interests of all stakeholders in the target company and such plan does not further the interests of any particular acquirer;

(c) the conditions and requirements of the competitive process are reasonable and fair;

(d) the process provides for details including the time when the public offer would be made, completed and the manner in which the change in control would be effected;

(e) the provisions of this Chapter are likely to act as impediment to implementation of the plan of the target company and relaxation from one or more of such provisions is in public interest, the interest of investors and the securities market.”

 

 

krish
on 19 February 2009
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