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Madhabi Puri Buch: Building Trust In The Markets

The SEBI chairperson wants a tech-powered approach to regulation. Her insistence on streamlining ESG compliance for listed entities could be a game changer

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When Madhabi Puri Buch took over as the chairperson of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in March, the capital market regulatory body was already in the spotlight for its handling of governance lapses at the National Stock Exchange, the country’s largest stock exchange. As the new chairperson, she is clear that she wants to bring more transparency into the system. Not just that, she wants SEBI to become a tech-savvy body too and use technology for pushing accountability.