There should be some shred of evidence to come to a prima-facie conclusion that there has been an indulgence in unfair trade practices in cornering the market with an intent to manipulate the price. Passing a restraint order which virtually puts a stoppage on the right to trade based on a needle of suspicion is harsh and unwarranted.

[Case Brief] North End Foods Marketing Pvt. Ltd. vs Securities and Exchange Board of India

Case name North End Foods Marketing Pvt. Ltd. vs Securities and Exchange Board of India Case number Appeal No. 80 of 2019 Tribunal Securities Appellate Tribunal Bench Justice Tarun Agarwala, Presiding Officer and Dr. C. K. G. Nair, Member…

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Connected person cannot reasonably be expected to have access to Unpublished Price Sensitive Information by virtue of such connection.

[Case Brief] Chintalapati Srinivasa Raju vs Securities and Exchange Board of India

Case name Chintalapati Srinivasa Raju v. SEBI Citation AIR 2018 SC 2411 Court Supreme Court of India  Bench  Justice R. F. Nariman and Justice Navin Sinha Decided on  May 14, 2018 Relevant Act/Sections Section 12 of the Securities Exchange…

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[Case Brief] Securities Exchange Board of India v. Rakhi Trading Pvt. Ltd.

Investors’ confidence in capital/securities market is a reflection of the effectiveness of the regulatory mechanism in force

Fairness, integrity, and transparency are hallmarks of the stock market in India. The present case involves two sets of party respondents – traders and brokers. Securities Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”) proceeded against the traders for violation of Reg.…

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[Case Brief] United India Insurance Co. Ltd. v/s Antique Art Exports Pvt. Ltd. - 2019 (3) ARBLR 51 (SC)

The powers under Section 11(6) of the Arbitration Act can be exercised only when the claiming party establishes its case by placing satisfactory material on record.

The present judgment was delivered by a two judge bench consisting of Justice Ajay Rastogi and Justice AM Khanwilkar on March 28, 2019. It deals with section 11(6) and Section 11(6A) of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. In…

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