SEBI chief Ajay Tyagi named among world’s top 10 regulators

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SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi has been named among the top ten regulators in the world, according to a report. He has been ranked at the seventh position among the top 10 regulators worldwide. The rankings are part of the World’s Most Influential People in Market Structure. The list of ten regulators is topped by European Union’s Commissioner (Competition) Margrethe Vestager.

Ajay Tyagi, who took over the reins of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) in March this year, has been ranked at the seventh position among the top 10 regulators worldwide. 

The rankings are part of the World’s Most Influential People in Market Structure, also known as The Exchange Invest 1000 (EI1000), which was launched by Patrick Young & Exchange Invest.

The list of ten regulators is topped by European Union’s Commissioner (Competition) Margrethe Vestager and is followed by ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority) Chairman Steven Maijoor, SEC (US Securities and Exchange Commission) Chairman Jay Clayton, CFTC (Commodity Futures Trading Commission) Chairman J Christopher Giancarlo, China Securities Regulatory Commission Chairman Shiyu Liu and Financial Conduct Authority UK CEO Andrew Bailey.

Various criteria, including an individual’s incumbency, project execution and involvement with industry associations as well as their thought power and leadership were taken into account, it added.