a) SEBI vide circular no. SEBI/HO/DDHS/CIR/P/2020/121 dated July 15, 2020 has provided relaxation from compliance with provisions of the SEBI (Issue and Listing of Debt Securities) Regulations, 2008(“ILDS Regulation”), SEBI (Non-Convertible Redeemable Preference Shares) Regulations, 2013 (“NCRPS Regulations”) and SEBI Circulars relating to Listing of Commercial Papers.
b) ILDS Regulations, NCRPS Regulations and circulars related to Listing of Commercial Papers (CPs) require an Issuer to inter-alia submit its latest audited financials which should not be older than six months. Compliant listed entities are, however, permitted to use unaudited financials with limited review in lieu of the audited financials for the stub period, subject to these unaudited financials not being older than six months.
c) Accordingly, it has been decided to permit listed Issuers who have issued NCDs/NCRPS/CPs, on or after July 01, 2020 and intend/propose to list such issued NCDs/NCRPS/CPs, on or before July 31, 2020, to use available financials as on December 31,2019.
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