Does a Chairman's statement expressing interest in acquiring another company amount to fraud? SAT answers

Varun Marwah March 16 2019
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While overruling an order passed by the Adjudicating Officer (AO) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has found that a substantial movement in the prices of a profitable company cannot be attributed to a news report alone.

The SAT was hearing an appeal filed by Chairman of Emami Limited, RS Agarwal, against an order passed by the AO imposing a penalty of Rs 8 lakh on him for giving out (mis)information.

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