Greeshma Jayakumar Patil, LLM, REVA University, Bengaluru, India
Investor protection is one of the most talked subjects withinside the securities marketplace and safeguarding investor is one of the pinnacle priorities of the regulatory bodies. Investor safety manner making sure that the inventory marketplace and members are honest to the investors and need to no longer do something which may also seem planned tries on their component to inflict loss to the investor. Investors are searching for their safety in the provisions of the Indian Companies Act 1956, the Securities Contract (Regulation) Act 1956 and diverse measures taken via way of means of inventory exchanges. But the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has been mandated to guard the interest of traders in securities and to sell the improvement and alter the securities marketplace to set up a dynamic and green securities marketplace contributing to Indian economy. SEBI was brought into force in 1992 and issued many suggestions on regions of critical interest withinside the Indian inventory marketplace. With a view to guard the traders and to redress their grievances and lawsuits. SEBI has an Investor Grievance Cell, Investor Protection Fund, Web primarily based totally centralized complaint redressal gadget etc. These diverse measures of SEBI ensure that each component of the investor’s investment is secured.