SEBI gives 45-day relaxation to companies for filing Q4 results amid COVID-19 concerns

Markets regulator SEBI on Thursday gave relaxation of 45 days to companies for filing fourth-quarter financial results and a one-month extension to file results for 2019-20

Press Trust of India March 19, 2020 16:30:48 IST
SEBI gives 45-day relaxation to companies for filing Q4 results amid COVID-19 concerns

New Delhi: Markets regulator SEBI on Thursday gave relaxation of 45 days to companies for filing fourth-quarter financial results and a one-month extension to file results for 2019-20.

Besides, relaxation of one month has been given for filing quarterly corporate governance report and three weeks each for shareholding pattern and statement of investor complaint reports, the regulator said in a circular.

The decision has been taken in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, which has resulted in many restrictions, including the free movement of people, thereby hampering businesses and the day-to-day functioning of companies.

“Development arising due to the spread of the virus warrants the need for temporary relaxation in compliance requirement of listed entities,” SEBI noted.

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