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Giving all the facts is key to transparency

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI’s draft directive for housing finance companies

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

A new climate for regulating financial risk

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI may be learning to trust SROs

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI as consumer loans watchdog or obstruction

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Regulation for stressed assets needs work

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Default loss guarantees in digital lending revisited

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Discipline not profit drives RBI reform proposals

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Cashing in on new green deposits framework

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Securing the future of stressed assets

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Planks missing from newly regulated online bond platforms

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

New framework for ARCs perhaps a missed opportunity

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI perhaps too suspicious of digital lending

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Forex inflows need open doors not small windows

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Who dares wins, but not at our expense

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI recasts framework for microfinance providers

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Regulations to implement changes to Factoring Act

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Tightened norms for financial institutions

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Offline digital transactions are now on point

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

NBFCs are now subject to prompt corrective action

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

New internal ombudsman scheme for NBFCs

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Clarity required on framework for new securitisation

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Consolidation of debt listing regulations a questionable endeavour

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Microfinance framework overhaul a welcome move

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Sristi Yadav, Phoenix Legal

Guidelines for provisional ratings by credit rating agencies

By Sawant Singh, Sristi Yadav and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Revised regulations on due diligence for listed debentures

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Sristi Yadav, Phoenix Legal

Changes to directions on money markets are welcome

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Sristi Yadav, Phoenix Legal

Proposed scale based governance frameworks for NBFCs

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

A new beginning for NCDs and commercial papers

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI ending the party for dividends

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

SEBI’s awkward two-step on recent changes

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava,Phoenix Legal

Changes to account opening – Help or hindrance?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Not so bitter medicine for covid blues

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Much needed alignment for housing finance companies

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Awkward regulatory tango over COVID-19 relief

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI provides COVID-19 relief; others yet to catch up

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

A speedy resolution scheme for Yes Bank

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Draft framework for retail payment systems operators

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Revisions to framework for imposing monetary penalties

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Insolvency rules issued for financial services providers

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Tweaks to ECB directions helpful, but clarity needed

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Mandatory benchmark linking a good move

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Views on RBI’s new stressed asset resolution framework

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI market abuse directions: A mature development

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Taking a deeper look at changes to SBO regime

By Saket Shukla and Akshay Sachthey, Phoenix Legal

Voluntary retention route: A halfway measure?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Revised ECB regulations: Old wine in new bottle

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Jury out on partial credit enhancements for NBFCs

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Proposed FPI rule changes: A welcome development

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Vagueness in SBO rules could affect implementation

By Ritika Ganju and Tushar Thimmiah, Phoenix Legal

Issuance of repo directions welcome but barely noticed

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Bond investment guidelines a relief for foreign investors

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Issuance of FAQs clarifies GST on financial services

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Foreign portfolio investors: New bond rules a surprise

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Framework harmonized for resolution of stressed assets

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Will an arbitration clause exclude a consumer forum?

By Trinath Tadakamalla and Manvi Adlakha, Phoenix Legal

Restrictions on refinancing eased for select borrowers

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Resolution regime needed for financial sector entities

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Draft directions a boost for electronic trading platforms

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Corporate bond investment limits: Changes make sense

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Tri-party repo directions: A boost for corporate bonds

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Banking ordinance: Sound step or halfway measure?

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Sriram Ramachandran, Phoenix Legal

Outbound mergers: A welcome step forward

By Aseem Chawla and Shruti Singh, Phoenix Legal

Wholesale and long-term finance banks proposed

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

CCI discusses factors that led to record high penalty

By Manjula Chawla, Ritika Ganju and Tushar Thimmiah, Phoenix Legal

Is the budget a bellwether or a Cassandra for reforms?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Foreign portfolio investors still waiting for easier entry

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI regulations for startups a boost for entrepreneurs

By Manjula Chawla, Ritika Ganju and Kripi Kathuria, Phoenix Legal

Effort continues against stress in banking system

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Recent measures a fillip for nascent bond market

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Much needed progress seen in debt recovery laws

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

The S4A: Genuine progress or a mere flash in the pan?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Paradigm shift to ‘on tap’ universal bank licences

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

More changes from the RBI: Good news for bond market

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Budget 2016: Good times ahead for bond markets?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Companies Act suggestions: A step in line with the times

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Rules eased for bank units in special finance centres

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Revised ECB framework: Simpler or more complex?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Rupee denominated bonds: A major shift with potential

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Listing and disclosure rules consolidation: A good step?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Prepaid transit instruments: Step to a ‘less-cash society’

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Is strategic restructuring of debt the answer for banks?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

New framework to combatnfrauds: A good follow-up

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Bank units in international finance centres welcome

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Budget: No ‘big bang’ but progress for financial sector

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Concept paper on finance SEZs: A welcome initiative

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Will payments banks help foster financial inclusion?

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Rule changes for NBFCs: An unwelcome intrusion?

By Sawant Singh, Kartikeya Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Banking circles welcome circular on wilful defaults

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Amendments give more teeth to securities regulator

By Sawant Singh and Shantanu Mitra, Phoenix Legal

Partial credit enhancement: A bold new step forward

By Sawant Singh, Kartikeya Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

RBI announces timelines for regulatory approvals

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Resolution regime proposed for financial institutions

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Two new banking licences awarded by central bank

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Framework strives to give new life to distressed assets

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Insurance press note offers little to foreign investors

By Saket Shukla and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Validation of options provided to non-residents

By Siddharth Hariani and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Framework for presence of foreign banks in India

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

A look at SEBI notification allowing contractual rights

By Siddharth Hariani and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

Companies Act 2013: Changing of the guard

By Siddharth Hariani, Aditya Bhargava and Raghuveer Sarathy, Phoenix Legal

EU market regulation: A rude wake-up call?

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Raghuveer Sarathy, Phoenix Legal

New guidelines: Getting a grip on restructured loans

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Gunmeher Juneja, Phoenix Legal

Put and call options: Light at the end of the tunnel?

By Siddharth Hariani and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Report proposes revamp of financial sector framework

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Guidelines set for issuing of licences for new banks

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Act set to boost recovery of non-performing assets

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Banking on change: banking laws amended

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Derivative defaults studied in legal victory for banks

By Sawant Singh, Aditya Bhargava and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Misplaced optimism spurs easier spectrum fee loans

By Sawant Singh and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

A new tune heard in India: Times They Are a-Changin’

By Sawant Singh and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Tweaking of QFI scheme may lead to more takers

By Sawant Singh、Aditya Bhargava and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Drawing the line between profit and accountability

By Siddharth Hariani, Aditya Bhargava and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

External borrowing eased in three embattled sectors

By Sawant Singh and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Union Budget proposals unsettle foreign investors

By Sawant Singh and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Factoring Regulation Act: No small change for India

By Sawant Singh and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Life insurers’ IPO norms: Right step at wrong time

By Siddharth Hariani and Hemant Krishna V, Phoenix Legal

Ruling on passive buyback a boon for market players

By Siddharth Hariani and Rohith Ashok, Phoenix Legal

Big money and easing target foreign investors

By Siddharth Hariani and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Are foreign investors running out of options?

By Siddharth Hariani and Davis Kanjamala, Phoenix Legal

Private equity investors face an exit conundrum

By Siddharth Hariani and Hemant Krishna V, Phoenix Legal

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