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As adopted by the Board of Directors of Geojit Financial Services Limited
The Board of Directors has adopted the following Code of Conduct and the Directors and senior management personnel are expected to adhere to the standards of loyalty, good faith, and the avoidance of conflict of interest that follow.
1. BOARD MEMBERS & SENIOR MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL SHALL :
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Act in the best interests of, and fulfill their fiduciary obligations to the Company and its stakeholders.
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Conduct themselves in a professional, courteous and respectful manner and not take improper advantage of the position of their position.
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Will act fairly with all stakeholders.
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Comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
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Act in good faith, responsibly, with due care, competence and diligence, without allowing their independent judgment to be subordinated.
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not use Company’s property, or position for personal gain;
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disclose potential conflicts of interest that they may have regarding any matters that may come before the Board, and abstain from discussion and voting on any matter in which the Director has or may have a conflict of interest;
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respect the confidentiality of information relating to the affairs of the Company acquired in the course of their service as Directors, senior management personnel except when authorized or legally required to disclose such information;
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not use confidential information acquired in the course of their service as Directors, senior management personnel for their personal advantage or in their role as Directors or any other role in any other Company outside the Group;
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help create and maintain a culture of high ethical standards and commitment to compliance;
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None of the Directors or the Senior Management Personnel shall derive any benefit nor assist others to deriving benefit by giving investment advice from access to and possession of information about the Company, which is not in public domain and constitutes insider information. All Directors and Senior Management Personnel will comply with the Company’s Code for Prevention of Insider Trading.
2. THE INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR SHALL :
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Undertake appropriate induction and regularly update and refresh their skills, knowledge and familiarity with the Company.
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Seek appropriate clarification or amplification of information and, where necessary, take and follow appropriate professional advice and opinion of outside experts at the expense of the Company.
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strive to attend the general meetings of the Company;
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where they have concerns about the running of the Company or a proposed action, ensure that these are addressed by the Board and, to the extent that they are not resolved, insist that their concerns are recorded in the minutes of the Board meeting;
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keep themselves well informed about the Company and the external environment in which it operates;
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not to unfairly obstruct the functioning of an otherwise proper Board or Committee(s) of the Board;
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pay sufficient attention and ensure that adequate deliberations are held before approving related party transactions and assure themselves that the same are in the interest of the Company;
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ascertain and ensure that the Company has an adequate and functional vigil mechanism and to ensure that the interests of a person who uses such mechanism are not prejudicially affected on account of such use;
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report concerns about unethical behavior, actual or suspected fraud or violation of the Company’s code of conduct or ethics policy;
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act within his authority, assist in protecting the legitimate interests of the Company, shareholders and its employees;
3. CONFLICTS OF INTEREST :
Director or Senior Management personnel shall avoid and discloses actual and apparent conflicts of interest. A conflict of interest exists where the interests or benefits of one person or entity conflicts with the interests or benefits of the Company. Examples include:
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Employment/Outside employment: With regard to the employment with the Company, Senior Management personnel are expected to devote their full attention to the business interests of the Company. Senior Management personnel are prohibited from engaging in any activity that interferes with their employment with the Company. Our policies prohibit senior Management personnel from accepting simultaneous employment with suppliers, customers, developers or competitors of the Company, or from taking part in any activity that enhances or supports a competitor’s position. Additionally, Senior Management personnel must disclose to the Company’s Audit Committee, any interest that they have that may conflict with the business of the Company.
2
Outside directorships: It is a conflict of interest to serve as a director of any company that competes with the Company. Senior Management personnel must first obtain approval from the Company’s audit committee before accepting a directorship.
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Business Interests: If an Senior Management personnel is considering investing in any customer, supplier, developer or competitor of the Company, he or she must first take care to ensure that these investments do not compromise on their responsibilities to the Company. Our policy requires that Officers first obtain approval from the Company’s Audit Committee before making such an investment. Many factors should be considered in determining whether a conflict exists, including the size and nature of the investments, the ability to influence the Company’s decisions, his or her access to confidential information of the Company or of the other company, and nature of the relationship between the Company and the other company. At the time of application for approval, full facts of the proposed investment shall be placed before the Committee.
4
Related parties: As a general rule, Senior Management personnel should avoid conducting Company’s business with a relative, or have business in which a relative is associated in any significant role.
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Corporate opportunities: Senior Management personnel may not exploit for their own personal gain, opportunities that are discovered through the use of corporate property, information or position, unless the opportunity is disclosed fully in writing to the Company’s Board of Directors and the Board declines to pursue such opportunity.
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Other Situations: It would be impractical to attempt to list all possible situations. If a proposed transaction or situation raises any questions or doubts, please contact the Compliance Officer.
4. COMPLIANCE WITH GOVERNMENTAL LAWS, RULES AND REGULATIONS :
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Senior Management personnel must comply with all applicable governmental laws, rules and regulations, Officers must acquire appropriate knowledge of the legal requirements relating to their duties sufficient to enable them to recognize potential dangers, and to know when to seek advice from the Compliance Officer. Violations of applicable governmental laws, rules and regulations will lead to penal action as specified in the respective statutes. In any doubt about the compliance with laws rules/regulations /guidelines contact appropriate department of the Company.
5. VIOLATIONS OF THE CODE:
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The Company will take appropriate action against any Director or Senior Management Personnel whose actions are found to violate the Code or any other policy of the Company. Where the Company has suffered a loss, it may pursue its remedies against the individuals or entities responsible. Where laws have been violated, the Company will cooperate fully with the appropriate authorities.
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For the purpose of this Code “senior management personnel” shall mean Key Managerial Personnel, Executive Committee Members and whole time directors of Subsidiary Companies.
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A Director who has concerns regarding compliance with this Code should raise those concerns with the Chairman of the Board and the Chairman of the Audit Committee, who will determine what action, shall be taken to deal with the concern. In the extremely unlikely event that a waiver of this Code for a Director would be in the best interest of the Company, it must be approved by the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
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The Directors and senior management personnel will annually sign a confirmation that they have read, have complied with and will continue to comply with this Code.
ANNEXURE 1- FORMAT FOR ANNUAL CONFIRMATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE CODE
I, ------------- (Name),hereby confirm that I have read the Code of Conduct applicable to Directors & Senior Management of the Company and that I have complied with the requirements of this Code during the period ------------- to -------------.
(Signature)
Name :
Designation :
Date :
The Board of Directors of Geojit Financial Services Limited (the “Company”) are expected to manage the affairs of the Company in a fair, transparent and ethical manner keeping in view the needs and interest of all the stakeholders.
1. PREFACE :
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SEBI vide its Circular No. LD-NRO / GN / 2014-15 / 21/85, dated 15th January, 2015, has introduced SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015, to be effective from 15th May, 2015.
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Chapter – IV of SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulation, 2015, Regulation 8, provides for the formulation of a “Code of Practices and Procedures for Fair Disclosure of Unpublished Price Sensitive Information” (hereinafter referred to as the “Code”).
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The Company endeavors to preserve the confidentiality of un-published price sensitive information and to prevent the misuse of such information. To achieve these objectives, and in compliance with the aforesaid SEBI regulations, the Company, hereby adopts this Code.
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This Code shall be applicable upon the Members of the Board of Directors of the Company with effect from 15th May, 2015.
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Any subsequent modification and / or amendments brought about by SEBI in the SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulation, 2015 shall automatically apply to this Code.
2. PRINCIPLES OF FAIR DISCLOSURE FOR PURPOSES OF CODE OF PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES FOR FAIR DISCLOSURE OF UNPUBLISHED PRICE SENSITIVE INFORMATION :
This Code intends to formulate a stated framework and policy for fair disclosure of events and occurrences that could impact price discovery in the market for the securities of the Company. To achieve this objective, the members of the Board of Directors shall adhere to the following principles in letter as well as in spirit :
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There shall be a prompt public disclosure of unpublished price sensitive information that would impact price discovery no sooner than credible and concrete information comes into being, in order to make such information generally available.
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The uniform and universal dissemination of unpublished price sensitive information to avoid selective disclosure shall be ensured.
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Unless otherwise resolved by the Board of Directors, the Company Secretary of the Company shall act as the Investor Relations Officer to deal with dissemination of information and disclosure of unpublished price sensitive information.
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There shall be prompt dissemination of unpublished price sensitive information that gets disclosed selectively, inadvertently or otherwise. It shall be ensured that such information is made generally available.
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Appropriate and fair response shall be provided against queries on news reports and requests for verification of market rumors by regulatory authorities.
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The Board of Directors shall ensure that information shared with analysts and research personnel is not unpublished price sensitive information.
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The Board of Directors shall ensure that information shared with analysts and research personnel is not unpublished price sensitive information.
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Unpublished price sensitive information shall be followed on a need-to-know basis.
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Best practices will be followed to make transcripts or records of proceedings of meetings with analysts and other investor relations conferences on the official website to ensure official confirmation and documentation of disclosures made.
3. POWER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS :
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The Chief Investor Relations Officer, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors, reserve the right to amend or modify this Code in whole or in part, at any time without assigning any reason whatsoever.
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The Board may also establish further rules and procedures, from time to time, to give effect to the intent of this Code and to further the objective of good corporate governance.
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The decision of the Board of Directors of the Company with regard to any or all matters relating to this Code shall be final and binding on all concerned.
4. DISCLOSURE OF THE CODE ON PUBLIC DOMAIN :
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This Code shall be published on the official website of the Company.
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Further, this Code and every subsequent amendment made thereto, shall be promptly intimated to the Stock Exchange where the securities of the Company are listed.
In terms of Clause 25(7) of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, the Company shall familiarize the Independent Directors with the company, their roles, rights, responsibilities in the company, nature of the industry in which the company operates, business model of the company, etc., through various programs.
All Independent Directors have been briefed about their roles, functions and responsibilities in the Company. The appointment letter issued to Independent Directors also sets out detailed terms of employment including their roles, function, responsibilities and their fiduciary duties as a director of the Company.
The Board of Directors has complete access to the information within the company. Independent Directors are provided with necessary documents, reports and internal policies to enable them to familiarize with the Company’s procedures and practices. Further, presentations are made at the Board and its Committee Meetings, on various related matters where Directors get an opportunity to interact with the senior management. The presentations cover the company’s strategy, business and performance updates, operations, technology etc. Updates on changes in legislation and information relating to the financial performance of the Company, budget and control process of the Company are provided to the Directors in the Board Meetings.
Further, Independent Directors meet periodically without the presence of other Directors to discuss matters pertaining to the Company’s affairs and put forth their views to the Board of Directors of the Company.
Ms. Alice Vaidyan
Mr. R Bupathy
Mr. Mahesh Vyas
Mr. R K Nair
Composition of Committees
1. Vigil Mechanism & Whistle Blower Policy
Vigil Mechanism and Whistle Blower Policy
2. Policy on Material Subsidiary :
Policy on Material Subsidiary
3. Related Party Policy :
Policy on Related Party Transactions
4. Policy on Disclosure of Material Events :
Policy on Disclosure of Material Events
5. Policy on Preservation of Documents and Archival of Documents:
Policy on Preservation of Documents and Archival of Documents
6. Remuneration Policy :
Remuneration Policy
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GEOJIT FINANCIAL SERVICES LIMITED
SHAREHOLDING PATTERN AS ON 30TH September, 2020
Category Code Category of shareholder No. of share holders Total no. of shares No. of shares held in dematerialized form Total shareholding as a percentage of total number of shares
Total shareholding as a % of (A+B) Total shareholding as a % of (A+B+C)
(A) Shareholding of Promoter and Promoter Group
(1) Indian
(a) Individuals/Hindu Undivided Family 10 49695736 49495736 20.854 20.854
(b) Central Government State Government(s) 0 0 0 0 0
(c) Financial Institutions / Banks 0 0 0 0 0
(d) Any Other   (specify)
Bodies Corporate 2 21873650 21873650 9.179 9.179
  Sub-Total (A)(1) 12 71569386 71569386 30.033 30.033
(2) Foreign
(a) Individuals (Non-Residents Individuals/ Foreign Individuals) 0 0 0 0 0
(b) Government 0 0 0 0 0
(c) Institutions 0 0 0 0 0
(d) Foreign Portfolio Investor 0 0 0 0 0
(e) Any Other  (specify)
Bodies Corporate 1 76688959 76688959 32.182 32.182
  Sub-Total (A)(2) 1 76688959 76688959 32.182 32.182
  Total shareholding of Promoter and Promoter Group (A) =(A)(1)+(A)(2) 13

148258345

148258345 62.215 62.215
(B) Public Shareholding
(1) Institutions
(a) Mutual Funds/UTI 0 0 0 0 0
(b) Venture Capital Funds 0 0 0 0 0
(c) Alternate Investment Funds 0 0 0 0 0
(d) Foreign Venture Capital Investors 0 0 0 0 0
(e) Foreign Portfolio Investors 8 3636447 3636447 1.526 1.526
(f) Financial Institutions Banks 0 0 0 0 0
(g) Insurance Companies 0 0 0 0 0
(h) Providend Funds/Pension Funds 0 0 0 0 0
(i) Any other  
Foreign Portfolio Investment - Individual 0 0 0 0 0
Foreign Portfolio Investment-Corporate 0 0 0 0 0
  Sub-Total (B)(1) 8 3636447 3636447 1.526 1.526
(2) Central/State/Govt./President of India 0 0 0 0 0
  Sub-Total (B)(2) 0 0 0 0 0
(3) Non-Institutions
(a) Shareholders Holding Nominal Share Capital Upto Rs. 2 Lakhs 42499 31949735 31745113 13.409 13.409
(b) Shareholders Holding Nominal Share Capital in excess of Rs. 2 Lakh 21 30933184 30933184 12.981 12.981
(c) NBFC Regd. With RBI 0 0 0 0 0
(d) Employee Trusts 0 0 0 0 0
(e) Overseas Depositories (Holding DRs) 0 0 0 0 0
(f) Any other
Directors & relatives 4 11019301 11019301 4.624 4.624
Bodies Corporates 150 1857049 1855049 0.779 0.779
Trusts 2 517 517 0.000 0.000
Non resident Indians 1153 8373560 8373560 3.514 3.514
Clearing members 89 403704 403704 0.169 0.169
Hindu undivided families 540 1473626 1473626 0.618 0.618
Inv. Education and Protection Fund 1 379292 379292 0.159 0.159
Unclaimed Share Suspense Account 1 15000 15000 0.006 0.006
Sub-Total (B)(3) 44460 86404968 86198346 36.259 36.259
Total B(B1+B2+B3) 44468 90041415 89834793 37.785 37.785
Grand Total 44481 238299760 238093138 100.000 100.000
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Voting Results & Scrutinizer Report
Postal Ballot Notice
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Change in Director 4th August 2020
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Change in Director 14th November 2019
Change in Directors 19th July 2019
Change in Directors 17th January 2019
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Change in Directors 25th October 2017
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Investor Contact Details
For the lodgment of transfer deeds and any other documents or for any other grievances / complaints, the shareholders / investors may contact :
Share Registrar / Transfer Agent
Email: info@skdc-consultants.com
Address: Kanapathy Towers, 3rd Floor
1391/A-1 Sathy Road, Ganapathy
Coimbatore Tamil Nadu 641006
Geojit Financial Services Limited
34/659-P Civil Line Road
Padivattom Kochi 682024
Ph: +91-484-2901000
Fax: +91-484-2979695
Shareholder Grievance Redressal
Liju K Johnson
Company Secretary & Compliance Officer
Aswathi C Madhavadas
Manager- Company Secretary

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