Posted On:  4 months ago


Rationalisation of the provisions relating to Commodity Transaction Tax as per Budget 2018

The existing clause (7) of section 116 of the Finance Act, 2013 provides the definition of “taxable commodities transaction” to mean a transaction of sale of commodity derivatives in respect of commodities, other than agricultural commodities, traded in recognised association.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Tax treatment of transactions in respect of trading in agricultural commodity derivatives as per Budget 2018

Clause (5) of section 43 defines speculative transaction. The proviso to the said clause, however, stipulates certain transactions to be non-speculative nature even though the contracts are settled otherwise than by the actual delivery or transfer of the commodity or scraps.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


Criteria for Eligibility, Retention and re-introduction of derivative contracts on Commodities

The nature/properties of one commodity differs from another, thereby not all commodities may be suitable for the commodity derivatives trading. It is prudent that before allowing any derivatives contract on any commodity, the appropriateness / usefulness of commencing futures trading in products (not necessarily of just commodities), needs to be ascertained.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 year ago


Consultation Paper on Amendment to SC(R)(SECC) Regulations, 2012

To solicit views from public on suggestion pertaining to amending the defmition of “Commodity Derivatives Exchange” and “National Commodity Derivatives Exchange” and also” provisions applicable to commodity derivatives exchanges” in the Securities Contracts (Regulation) (Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations) Regulations, 2012 (SECC Regulations) in order to enable trading instruments relating to commodity derivatives including options on commodity derivatives exchanges.

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Posted On:  1 year ago


Securities Contracts (Regulation) (Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations) (Amendment) Regulations, 2017

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 31 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 read with sections 11 and 30 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992, the Securities and Exchange Board of India hereby makes the following regulations to further amend the Securities Contracts (Regulation) (Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations) Regulations, 2012, namely

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Posted On:  2 years ago


Introduction of Options in Commodity Derivatives Market

1. At present the only instrument available in the Commodity Derivatives market is futures on individual commodities. Introduction of new commodity derivatives products has been a subject of deliberation as it is considered to be conducive for the overall development of the commodity derivatives market, attracting broad base participation, enhancing liquidity, facilitating hedging and bringing in more depth to the commodity derivatives market. 2. In his Union Budget Speech for the year 2016-17, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announced that “new derivative products will be developed by SEBI in the Commodity Derivatives market”.

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Posted On:  2 years ago


List of Commodities Notified under SCRA

1. Pursuant to the repeal of the Forward Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1952 (FCRA) and amendment to the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (SCRA), the Central Government, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (bc) of section 2 of the SCRA and in consultation with the SEBI, have vide Notification No. S.O. 3068(E) dated September 27, 2016 notified the goods specified therein, for the purpose of clause (bc) of section 2 of the SCRA with effect from the date of the said notification.

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Posted On:  2 years ago


Position Limits for Commodity Derivatives, clubbing of open positions, penalties for violation of position limits

1. Erstwhile FMC had from time to time prescribed norms with regard to Position limits for all commodity derivatives, clubbing of open positions, penalties for violation of position limits apart from prescribing numerical limits for each commodity. After taking over regulations of commodity derivatives market, SEBI vide its circulars CIR/CDMRD/DMP/2/2016 dated January 15, 2016 and CDMRD/DMP/CIR/32/2016 dated January 29, 2016 has issued revised norms with regard to position limits of agricultural commodity derivatives.

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Posted On:  2 years ago


SEBI: Sharing of Information in case of Declaration of Member as Defaulter in case of Multiple Membership

As per Section 131(B) of Finance Act, 2015 all rules, directions, guidelines, instructions, circulars, or any like instruments, made by the erstwhile FMC or the Central Government applicable to recognised associations under the FCRA would continue to remain in force for a period of one year from the date on which FCRA was repealed, or till such time as notified by SEBI, whichever is earlier.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 years ago


15 important things to know while filing tax return by individuals this year

The financial year is over and time for filing the income tax return for FY 2014-15/AY15-16 is around the corner. In this situation, following are some important points that every individual must know

article author CA Pratik Anand