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International Financial Services Centres Authority

(A statutory authority established by Government of India)

Circular

List of Circulars


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20211231 31/12/2021 Non-applicability or withdrawal of some circulars / directions previously issued / adopted by the Authority
20170831 31/08/2017 Issuance, listing and trading of debt securities on exchanges in International Financial Services Centres (IFSC)
20170831 31/08/2017 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 – Amendments
20220331 31/03/2022 Guidelines for Liquidity Enhancement Scheme on Stock Exchanges
20201230 30/12/2020 Transfer of assets through loan participation agreement
20211130 30/11/2021 Clarification regarding disclosure of dealing in securities by Directors and Key Management Personnel of the all recognized MIIs in GIFT-IFSC
20210730 30/07/2021 Accounting Standard to be followed by IBUs for the purpose of IFSCA regulatory reporting and compliance
20220429 29/04/2022 Market Access through Authorized Person
20191128 28/11/2019 Framework for issue of Depository Receipts
20161128 28/11/2016 Guidelines for functioning of Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations in International Financial Services Centres (IFSC)
20201028 28/10/2020 Depository Receipts in the International Financial Services Centre
20200228 28/02/2020 Operating Guidelines for Investment Advisers in International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) – Clarifications
20160128 28/01/2016 Issues Pertaining to Opening of Offices in IFSC, GIFT City, Gujarat
20210727 27/07/2021 Fee structure for Depository Participants (DP) in the GIFT-IFSC
20170727 27/07/2017 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 - Amendments
20220427 27/04/2022 Framework for FinTech Entity in the International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs)
20170427 27/04/2017 Securities Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 - IFSC Banking Units (IBUs) acting as Trading Member or Professional Clearing Member on stock exchanges/clearing corporations in IFSC
20200327 27/03/2020 Risk Management and Inter-bank Dealings- Participation of Banks in Offshore Non-deliverable Rupee Derivative Markets
20200227 27/02/2020 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015- Amendments
20181126 26/11/2018 Operating Guidelines for Alternative Investment Funds in International Financial Services Centres
20170926 26/09/2017 Participation of Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) in Commodity Derivatives in IFSC
20210826 26/08/2021 Operating Guidelines on Bullion Exchange, Bullion Clearing Corporation, Bullion Depository & Vault Manager
20220426 26/04/2022 Guidance framework on Sustainable and Sustainability linked lending by financial institutions
20220426 26/04/2022 SWIFT Operations in IBU
20210426 26/04/2021 Offering of Portfolio Management Service and Investment Advisory Service by BUs - Guidelines
20210426 26/04/2021 Computation of Regulatory Capital
20210426 26/04/2021 Fee structure for Finance Company/Unit
20190426 26/04/2019 Net worth Requirements for Clearing Corporations in International Financial Services Centre (IFSC)
20211125 25/11/2021 Global Access to Broker Dealers
20210825 25/08/2021 Participation in financial products linked to Indian Rupee (INR)
20210625 25/06/2021 Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) in International Financial Services Centres (IFSC)
20210625 25/06/2021 Fee structure for Merchant Bankers in IFSC
20210625 25/06/2021 Global Regional Corporate Treasury Centre
20210525 25/05/2021 Framework on computation of Exposure Ceiling for Finance Companies (FC) / Finance Units (FU)
20220225 25/02/2022 Fee structure for Debenture Trustees in the IFSC
20201224 24/12/2020 Instructions and Clarifications on Circulars issued under the IFSC (Banking) Regulations, 2020 (last updated on February 11, 2021)
20210624 24/06/2021 Guidelines on Liquidity Risk Management for a Finance Company/Finance Unit
20210524 24/05/2021 Fee Structure for IFSC Insurance Intermediary Offices
20210524 24/05/2021 Fee Structure for IFSC Insurance Offices
20180524 24/05/2018 Segregated Nominee Account Structure in International Financial Service Centre (IFSC)
20210224 24/02/2021 Framework for Recognition of a Custodian of Assets/Securities
20211223 23/12/2021 Regulatory fee structure for recognised stock exchanges in the IFSC
20210823 23/08/2021 Invitation for applications to set up International Trade Financing Services Platform (‘ITFS’) at International Financial Services Centre(‘IFSC’), GIFT SEZ, GIFT City, Gujarat
20170523 23/05/2017 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 - Permissible investments by Portfolio Managers, Alternate Investment Funds and Mutual Funds operating in IFSC
20210622 22/06/2021 Introduction of Negotiated Large Trade (NLT) facility on Stock Exchanges
20210622 22/06/2021 Status of transactions executed at Disaster Recovery (DR) Site of the MIIs
20201021 21/10/2020 Real Estate Investment Trusts in International Financial Services Centres
20201021 21/10/2020 Infrastructure Investment Trusts in International Financial Services Centres
20210921 21/09/2021 Application Forms for Recognition and Renewal of Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs)
20170921 21/09/2017 Clarification to SEBI (IFSC) Guidelines, 2015 - Liquidity Enhancement Scheme (LES)
20200821 21/08/2020 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 - Amendments_155
20200821 21/08/2020 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 - Amendments_154
20210521 21/05/2021 Guidelines for issuance of Certificate of Deposits- withdrawal
20180521 21/05/2018 Investment of own funds (excluding funds lying in Core Settlement Guarantee Fund) by Clearing Corporations in International Financial Services Centre (IFSC)
20210720 20/07/2021 Guidelines for issuance of Certificate of Deposits
20180220 20/02/2018 Acceptance of Bank Guarantees by Clearing Corporations in International Financial Services Centre
20200120 20/01/2020 Introduction of Rupee derivatives at International Financial Services Centres (IFSC)
20201019 19/10/2020 Framework for Regulatory Sandbox
20220519 19/05/2022 Fee structure under the IFSCA (Fund Management) Regulations, 2022
20210219 19/02/2021 Net worth criteria for persons resident in India to open account with Banking Unit (BU) for the purpose of investing in securities – Clarification
20210219 19/02/2021 Framework for Aircraft Operating Lease
20220119 19/01/2022 Qualified Jewellers importing gold through India International Bullion Exchange
20201118 18/11/2020 Global In-House Centres (GIC) in International Financial Services Centre (IFSC)
20220518 18/05/2022 Framework for Aircraft Lease
20190318 18/03/2019 Clarification on participation of Eligible Foreign Investors (EFIs) in Commodity Derivatives in IFSC
20210118 18/01/2021 Maintenance of Solvency Margin for IFSC Insurance Offices (IIOs)
20171017 17/10/2017 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 – Amendments
20210917 17/09/2021 Bullion Trading Member and Clearing Members in GIFT-IFSC
20210817 17/08/2021 Guidelines on Factoring and Forfaiting of Receivables
20210517 17/05/2021 IFSC (Banking) Regulation, 2020- Directions for implementation – Criteria for BUs to become trading/clearing members of IFSCA recognized stock exchanges- clarification
20170517 17/05/2017 Position limits for cross-currency futures and options contracts (not involving Indian Rupee) on exchanges in International Financial Services Centres (IFSC)
20160317 17/03/2016 Securities Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 - Inclusion of Commodity Derivatives
20211216 16/12/2021 Regarding settlement of trades executed on stock exchanges in IFSC
20200916 16/09/2020 Listing and trading of units of Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) on recognized stock exchanges in International Financial Services Centres (IFSC)
20210216 16/02/2021 Definition of Constituent
20210915 15/09/2021 Fee structure for issuance and listing of securities on the recognised stock exchanges in the IFSC
20210915 15/09/2021 Clearing Membership for non-bank Custodians
20210415 15/04/2021 Fee structure for Investment Advisers and Portfolio Managers in IFSC
20171114 14/11/2017 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 – Amendments
20201014 14/10/2020 Market Access through Authorized Persons
20210913 13/09/2021 Circular for the Code of Conduct and Code of Ethics for the Directors and Key Managerial Personnel of the MIIs GIFT-IFSC
20210813 13/08/2021 Circular- Issue of the IFSCA Banking Handbook
20210813 13/08/2021 The IFSCA Banking Handbook- Prudential Directions
20210813 13/08/2021 The IFSCA Banking Handbook- Conduct of Business Directions
20210813 13/08/2021 The IFSCA Banking Handbook- General Directions
20210413 13/04/2021 Fee structure for Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs) and participants
20170413 13/04/2017 Inclusion of “Derivatives on Equity shares”-IFSC
20211112 12/11/2021 The IFSCA Banking Handbook COB Direction- Version 2
20211112 12/11/2021 The IFSCA Banking Handbook GEN Directions- Version 2
20211112 12/11/2021 The IFSCA Banking Handbook PRU Direction-Version 2
20211112 12/11/2021 Amendments and additions to IFSCA Banking Handbook and other issues
20201211 11/12/2020 Guideline on manner of determining net worth for individuals under IFSCA Banking Regulations
20201211 11/12/2020 IFSC (Banking) Regulations, 2020 – Prudential Regulatory Requirements (last updated on February 19, 2021)
20201211 11/12/2020 Membership of stock exchanges and clearing corporations in IFSC by foreign entities
20211111 11/11/2021 Minimum Holding Period on Sale /Transfer of loan assets
20170711 11/07/2017 Guidelines for participation/functioning of Eligible ForeignInvestors (EFIs) and FPIs in IFSC - Amendment
20210511 11/05/2021 Fee Structure for IFSC Banking Units
20220311 11/03/2022 Negotiated Large Trade facility on Stock Exchanges
20210211 11/02/2021 Transactions with residents of Nepal and Bhutan- Clarification
20191010 10/10/2019 Framework for issue of Depository Receipts
20170810 10/08/2017 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015-Liquidity Enhancement Scheme.
20210610 10/06/2021 Clarificatory Circular on Framework for enabling Ancillary Services
20210210 10/02/2021 Framework for enabling Ancillary Services at International Financial Services Centres
20201209 09/12/2020 Alternative Investment Funds in IFSC
20200909 09/09/2020 Operating Guidelines for Portfolio Managers in International Financial Services Centre
20210809 09/08/2021 Guidelines on Corporate Governance and Disclosure Requirements for a Finance Company
20210809 09/08/2021 International Financial Services Centres Authority (Finance Company) Regulations, 2021- Clarification
20190809 09/08/2019 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015-Permissible investments by Alternative Investment Funds operating in IFSC
20210709 09/07/2021 Framework for setting up of International Trade Financing Services Platform (‘ITFS’) for providing Trade Finance Services at International Financial Services Centres (‘IFSCs’)
20200709 09/07/2020 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 - Amendments
20200109 09/01/2020 Operating Guidelines for Investment Advisers in International Financial Services Centre
20210908 08/09/2021 Account Details for fee to be remitted to IFSCA
20201007 07/10/2020 Liquidity Enhancement Scheme
20200807 07/08/2020 Securities and Exchange Board of India (International Financial Services Centres) Guidelines, 2015 - Amendment
20210506 06/05/2021 Corrigendum - Computation of Regulatory Capital
20220106 06/01/2022 RBI Master Directions enabling qualified jewellers to Import Gold through India International Bullion Exchange IFSC Ltd
20211005 05/10/2021 OTC derivatives at IFSC – Amendment- OTC derivatives on Indian Government Bonds (IGBs) and State Development Loans (SDLs)
20201204 04/12/2020 Directons on business in foreign currency at IFSCs
20201204 04/12/2020 IFSCA (Deposits) Directions,2020 (last updated on February 19, 2021)
20201204 04/12/2020 OTC Derivatives at IFSCs (last updated on December 24, 2020)
20201204 04/12/2020 IFSC (Banking) Regulation, 2020 – Directions for implementation (last updated on December 24, 2020)
20160704 04/07/2016 Applicability of 197A(1D) and Section 10(15) of Income Tax Act, 1961 to interest paid by IFSC Banking Unit (IBU)
20220404 04/04/2022 SWIFT Code amendment: USD Current Account of IFSCA
20220104 04/01/2022 SWIFT Operations in IBU
20170104 04/01/2017 Guidelines for participation/functioning of Eligible Foreign Investors (EFIs) and FPIs in International Financial Services Centre (IFSC)
20211203 03/12/2021 Investment banking in the IFSC
20190703 03/07/2019 Taxability of Income earned by a Non-Resident investor from off-shore investments though AIFs
20210503 03/05/2021 Information on various guidelines/circulars/directions applicable for undertaking non-core activities by FC/FU
20210503 03/05/2021 Guidelines on distribution of Mutual Funds and Insurance Products by Finance Company/Finance Unit
20210503 03/05/2021 Prudential Regulations and activity specific guidelines
20210303 03/03/2021 Enabling Dealings by IFSC – Banking Units in Bullion Unallocated Accounts
20210203 03/02/2021 Reporting of structured deposits
20200203 03/02/2020 Currency Future and Options Contracts (involving Indian Rupee) on Exchanges in International Financial Services Centres (IFSC)
20210602 02/06/2021 Application form for Alternative Investment Funds
20210202 02/02/2021 Reporting of data on OTC derivatives undertaken by the BUs
20210202 02/02/2021 IFSC (Banking) Regulations, 2020 – Directions for implementation – Use of Electronic Trading Platforms (ETP) and Brokers
20220201 01/02/2022 SEZ Division Circular on permitting trading of Precious Metals in India International Bullion Exchange IFSC Limited