SEBI has new rules for accredited investors, independent directors and whistleblowers
The Securities and Exchanges Board of India (SEBI) approved amendments to key regulations pertaining to accredited investors, independent directors and reward for whistleblowers. Read here to know about these new rules that now apply to covers asset management companies, audit committees, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and infrastructure investment trusts (InvITs), among others.
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Today: PM Modi to chair council of minister meeting. Also, the Supreme Court is set to pass order on opt-out matter in relation to the Chartered Accountant examinations Tomorrow:
Berger Paints to hike prices again effective July 1.
How inclusive are financial entities with LGBTQIA persons?
Ranging from not being able to take joint home loans or not being able to name your partner as beneficial nominees for life insurance policies, there are many ways in which transgenders in India faces financial discrimination. Preeti Kul and Khyati Dharamsi observe the whole gamut of obstacles faced by the LGBTQIA+ community in India while interacting with financial entities in this piece.
Airlines are cash of Rs 50 crore-Rs 60 crore daily, ICRA's Kinjal Shah
Indian airlines are spending Rs 50 crore-60 crore every day during the second wave of COVID-19 as they operate at very low capacity since March due to lockdowns and restrictions in various states, said Kinjal Shah, vice president & co-head, corporate ratings, at ICRA. Catch her full point of view on the sector in this interview with Moneycontrol's Yaruqhulla Khan.
What makes mixing and matching of different COVID-19 jabs more effective?
UK study shows that mixed schedules of AstraZeneca and Pfizer jabs, when given at a four-week interval, induced an immune response that is above the AstraZeneca vaccine. But what exactly contributes to this effectiveness? Find out in this explainer by Viswanath Pilla.
Moderna receives emergency use authorization in India
NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr VK Paul confirmed on June 29 that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has received emergency use authorisation from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI). With this official confirmation, it becomes the fourth coronavirus vaccine to receive emergency use authorisation in India. Read about this development here.
Who are the world's best employers?
The Randstad Employer Brand Research 2021 survey shows that technology giant Google India is the most attractive employer brand in the country. Based on the findings from the report, the company scored highest on the top three Employee Value Proposition parameters – financial health, strong reputation, and attractive salary and benefits. Find out which other firms made the top 10 cut here.