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Karvy case | SEBI seeks more time from SAT to pass order in Bajaj Finance plea: Report

SEBI barred Karvy Stock Broking from taking on new clients and prevented it from using the Power of Attorney (PoA) given by clients after the broker was found guilty of having misused the securities of its clients.

 
 
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The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has sought more time from the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) to pass an order on the plea filed by Bajaj Finance, reported ET Now.

SEBI barred Karvy Stock Broking from taking on new clients and prevented it from using the Power of Attorney (PoA) given by its clients after the broker was found guilty of having misused their securities.

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Bajaj Finance was unable to access its pledged shares following the SEBI order. Hence, the aggrieved lender moved the SAT against the order. Following this, the SAT, earlier this month, gave the markets regulator time till December 10 to pass an order with respect to the aforementioned plea.

Karvy has allegedly transferred clients' securities worth around Rs 2,800 crore illegally, which prompted SEBI to forbid the broker from taking on new clients. Of this amount, Bjaj Finance has an exposure of Rs 345 crore, Mint reported.

The broker also had its trading licence suspended by the National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) for all segments, following non-compliance with the norms laid down by the exchanges and SEBI. Thereafter, MCX and MSEI also suspended Karvy's trading licence.

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First Published on Dec 10, 2019 07:01 pm
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