List of Circulars issued by the ‘Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)’, during the year 2021, to amend law(s) in connection with protection of the interests of investors, promotion/ regulation of the development of the securities market:

List of SEBI Circulars 2021 (No./ Date/ Particulars)
SEBI Circular 2021/619 dt. 17/08/2021: SEBI amends the Delivery Mechanism/ Norms to impose 3% Penalty for Repeated Delivery Defaults.
SEBI Circular 2021/618 dt. 13/08/2021: Security and Covenant Monitoring using Distributed Ledger Technology.
SEBI Circular 2021/617 dt. 13/08/2021: SEBI clarifies that manual filing of disclosures is no longer mandatory, where System Driven Disclosures (SDD) have been implemented w.e.f. 01/04/2021, as required under SEBI Prohibition of Insider Trading Regulations 2015.
SEBI Circular 2021/616 dt. 13/08/2021: SEBI amends Format of Table II under LODR Regulation 31(4) for Disclosure of shareholding pattern of promoter(s) and promoter group entities. As per revised Format, all listed entities are required to  disclose the shareholding pattern of the Promoters and Promoter Group in Table II segregated into promoter(s) and promoter group in lieu of existing practice of collective disclosure of the shareholdings of promoter(s) and promoter group entities.
SEBI Circular 2021/615 dt. 13/08/2021: SEBI prescribes detailed procedure for tendering of shares in open offers, buy-back offers & delisting offers and settlement thereof by marking lien in the demat account of the shareholders under the revised mechanism.
SEBI Circular 2021/614 dt. 13/08/2021: SEBI Guidelines on issuance of non-convertible debt instruments along with warrants (‘NCDs with Warrants’).
SEBI Circular 2021/613 dt. 10/08/2021: SEBI prescribes Consolidated Operational Guidelines/ Chapter-wise framework for issue, listing and trading of Non-Convertible Securities (NCS), Securitised Debt Instruments (SDI), Security Receipts (SR), Municipal Debt Securities and Commercial Paper (CP). 
SEBI Circular 2021/612 dt. 09/08/2021: SEBI modifies norms relating to ‘Calendar Spread margin benefit in commodity futures contracts’, i.e. SEBI extends this benefit beyond the first three expiries to increase liquidity in far month contracts, facilitate hedging by value chain participants and reduce cost of trading. It may be noted that this Circular shall be effective for one month from the issue date.
SEBI Circular 2021/611 dt. 04/08/2021: SEBI advisory for compliance with the Requirement of minimum number and holding of unit holders for unlisted Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs), under InvIT Regulations within 6 months.
SEBI Circular 2021/610 dt. 04/08/2021: SEBI has clarified/ instructed Mutual Funds on Maintenance of Current Accounts in multiple banks, for the purpose of receiving subscription amount and for payment of redemption/ dividend/ brokerage/ commission etc. to facilitate financial inclusion, convenience of investors and ease of doing business.
SEBI Circular 2021/609 dt. 04/08/2021: SEBI modifies Operational Guidelines for FPIs and DDPs pursuant to amendment in SEBI (Foreign Portfolio Investors) Regulations, 2019.
SEBI Circular 2021/605 dt. 03/08/2021: SEBI Permits RBI Approved Non Scheduled Payments Banks to register as ‘Bankers To Issue (BTI)’.
SEBI Circular 2021/608 dt. 30/07/2021: Deployment of unclaimed redemption and dividend amounts and Instant Access Facility in Overnight Funds.
SEBI Circular 2021/607 dt. 30/07/2021: Relaxation in timelines for compliance with regulatory requirements.
SEBI Circular 2021/606 dt. 30/07/2021: Intra-day Net Asset Value (NAV) for transactions in units of Exchange Traded Funds directly with Asset Management Companies.
SEBI Circular 2021/604 dt. 26/07/2021: RTA inter-operable Platform for enhancing investors’ experience in Mutual Fund transactions/ service requests.
SEBI Circular 2021/603 dt. 23/07/2021: Timelines related to processing of scheme related applications filed by AMCs.
SEBI Circular 2021/602 dt. 23/07/2021: Holding of Annual General Meeting (AGM) by top 100 listed entities by market capitalization. In view of COVID-19 pandemic, SEBI has extended timeline for conducting AGM, in the case of top 100 listed entities (based on market capitalization) by one month, i.e. such entities can now hold AGM within six months from the closing of the financial year for 2020-21.
SEBI Circular 2021/601 dt. 23/07/2021: Nomination for Eligible Trading and Demat Accounts.
SEBI Circular 2021/600 dt. 22/07/2021: Continuous disclosures in compliances by InvITs – Amendments.
SEBI Circular 2021/599 dt. 22/07/2021: Continuous disclosures in compliances by REITs – Amendments.
SEBI Circular 2021/598 dt. 20/07/2021: Segregation and Monitoring of Collateral at Client Level.
SEBI Circular 2021/597 dt. 20/07/2021: Relaxation in timelines for compliance with regulatory requirements by Debenture Trustees due to Covid-19.
SEBI Circular 2021/595 dt. 16/07/2021: Block Mechanism in demat account of clients undertaking sale transactions.
SEBI Circular 2021/594 dt. 16/07/2021: Introduction of Expected Loss (EL) based Rating Scale and Standardisation of Rating Scales Used by Credit Rating Agencies.
SEBI Circular 2021/593 dt. 09/07/2021: Valuation of securities with multiple put options present ab-initio.
SEBI Circular 2021/592 dt. 08/07/2021: Review of Advance Intimation timelines for modifications in the contract specifications of commodity derivatives contracts.
SEBI Circular 2021/590 dt. 05/07/2021: Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for handling of technical glitches by Market Infrastructure Institutions (MIIs) and payment of “Financial Disincentives” thereof.
SEBI Circular 2021/588 dt. 05/07/2021: Issue of No Objection Certificate (NOC) for release of 1% of Issue amount.
SEBI Circular 2021/585 dt. 06/07/2021: Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for listed subsidiary company desirous of getting delisted through a Scheme of Arrangement wherein the listed parent holding company and the listed subsidiary are in the same line of business. SEBI prescribes the criteria for defining ‘same line of business’, which needs to be fulfilled by the listed holding company and the listed subsidiary company and is to be certified by the Statutory Auditor and SEBI Registered Merchant Banker.