What is the Role and responsibilities of the Issuer/Issuing and Paying Agent and Credit Rating Agency for CP
a. IPA would ensure that issuer has the minimum credit rating as stipulated by the RBI and amount mobilised through issuance of CP is within the quantum indicated by CRA for the specified rating or as approved by its Board of Directors, whichever is lower. b. IPA has to verify all the documents submitted by the issuer viz., copy of board resolution, signatures of authorised executants (when CP in physical form) and issue a certificate that documents are in order. It should also certify that it has a valid agreement with the issuer (Schedule II given in the Master Circular-Guidelines for Issue of Commercial Paper dated July 1, 2011 and updated from time –to-time). c. Certified copies of original documents verified by the IPA should be held in the custody of IPA.