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Regulation 61 of SEBI (LODR): Terms of Non-Convertible Debt Securities and Non-Convertible Redeemable Preference Shares

Regulation 61 under Chapter V (Obligations of Listed Entity which has Listed its Non-Convertible Debt Securities or Non-Convertible Redeemable Preference Shares or Both) of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 is as under:

(1) The listed entity shall ensure timely payment of interest or dividend of non-convertible redeemable preference shares or redemption payment:

Provided that the listed entity shall not declare or distribute any dividend wherein it has defaulted in payment of interest on debt securities or redemption thereof or in creation of security as per the terms of the issue of debt securities:

Provided further that this requirement shall not be applicable in case of unsecured debt securities issued by regulated financial sector entities eligible for meeting capital requirements as specified by respective regulators.

(2) The listed entity shall not forfeit unclaimed interest/dividend and such unclaimed interest/dividend shall be transferred to the 'Investor Education and Protection Fund' set up as per Section 125 of the Companies Act, 2013.

(3) Unless the terms of issue provide otherwise, the listed entity shall not select any of its listed securities for redemption otherwise than pro rata basis or by lot.

(4) The listed entity shall comply with requirements as specified in regulation 40 for transfer of securities including procedural requirements specified in Schedule VII.

(1) Various Compliance Formats under Listing Regulations (LODR) 2015 is available at BSE site.
(2) For latest copy of the regulation and any amendments thereto, kindly check at the SEBI site.

Post Last Updated On 16th October 2016

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