Regulatory Updates

Venture Capital

Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs)

2017


Comments/ Suggestions pertaining to the second report submitted by Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee (AIPAC)

2016


January

Sebi panel suggests reforms to grow alternative funds industry

February

Pension fund managers can now invest in alternative investment funds

PE/VC fund managers cheer move to allow pension funds to invest in AIFs

March

You can claim long-term capital gains tax exemption for unlisted firms after 2 years

Sebi to fast-track market reforms, ease start-up funding

Uniformity in fund taxation: Close, but not there yet

Sebi allows FPIs to invest in REITs, AIFs and bonds under default

No DDT for real estate investment trusts

May

Sebi plans to ease funding, listing norms for start-ups

June

In angel tax drama, devil is in the details

Sebi to relax REIT, portfolio manager norms to woo investors

Sebi proposes easier norms for REITs, relocation of foreign fund managers

Private equity funds' buyout deals may attract higher tax

August

Sebi bats for relaxed regulations for AIFs

Sebi mulling relaxed norms for REITs, InvITs, start-ups listing

September

Sebi tightens norms for private equity deals in listed firms

October

RBI relaxes norms for foreign investment in start-ups

Sebi should ease M&A, delisting norms, say market participants

Nov

Private sector NPS subscribers can invest in AIFs, REITs

2015


February

REIT’s taxation gets more clarification

AIFs to gain from tax pass-through status, new PE norms

Budget opens door for foreign investment in AIFs

July

Cabinet approves foreign investment in AIFs

August

Sebi to ease rules for infrastructure investment trusts

December

Sebi proposes new norms for public issue of REITs

2014


June

Sebi revises guidelines for alternative investment funds

Sebi proposes to regulate crowdfunding for start-ups

September

Government may allow trusts to invest in Llps

December

Sebi allows foreign venture funds in infra investment firms

2013


September

Sebi tightens norms for angel investors

October

Small firms, start-ups can list without IPOs

2012


April

Sebi takes over regulation of private equity industry