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17% growth in companies registration at Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Islamabad, June 07, 2018 (PPI-OT): In May, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 1,094 new companies. As compared to the corresponding month of last financial year, it represents a growth of 17 percent, raising the total number

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan rationalized licencing regime for securities brokers

Islamabad, January 15, 2018 (PPI-OT):The Securities Exchange Commission of Pakistan with an objective to reduce regulatory burden and to promote ease of doing business, has approved rationalization of existing licensing regime for securities brokers. In order to provide ease of

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan rationalized licencing regime for securities brokers

Islamabad, January 15, 2018 (PPI-OT):The Securities Exchange Commission of Pakistan with an objective to reduce regulatory burden and to promote ease of doing business, has approved rationalization of existing licensing regime for securities brokers. In order to provide ease of

Company registration: 44 percent growth witnessed in first half of current Financial Year

Islamabad, January 09, 2018 (PPI-OT):In the first half of current financial year, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 4,954 new companies, raising the total number of companies to 83,879. As compared to the corresponding month of last

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan amends Public Offering Regulations to promote quality IPOs

Islamabad, January 08, 2018 (PPI-OT):After thorough consultation and concurrence of the leading market participants, the SECP has introduced the amendments to the Public Offering Regulations, 2017, notified vide S.R.O. 7(I)/2018. The said notification and amended copy of the regulations is

SECP tells CFOs of listed companies to authenticate financial statements

Islamabad, January 03, 2018 (PPI-OT):The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has reminded the chief financial officers (CFOs) of listed companies to authenticate financial statements of their companies. This authentication is compulsory under section 232 of the Companies Act,

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan directs Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited to elect board of directors

Islamabad, December 29, 2017 (PPI-OT):The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has directed the Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX) to fix the number of directors and hold election of shareholder directors in accordance with requirements of the Companies Act,

SECP Sets up Taskforce To Enhance PSX’s Liquidity

Islamabad, December 26, 2017 (PPI-OT):The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has formed a task force to propose measures to enhance market liquidity. The task force is comprised of SECP personnel, NCCPL’s and PSX’s management representatives and the TREC...…

UK’s body of chartered certified accountants to support Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan’s awareness campaign

Islamabad, February 02, 2017 (PPI-OT):The UK-based Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) will support the SECP’s ongoing financial literacy and investor awareness campaign. An MOU between the two organizations has been signed. Mr. Akif Saeed, ……

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan raises value of claims of insurance policy holders to be arbitrated by small dispute resolution committees

Islamabad, February 01, 2017 (PPI-OT):The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has notified amendments to Rule 6 of the Small Dispute Resolution Committees (Constitution and Procedure) Rules, 2015, in exercise of the powers conferred &...