Tag Archives: Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Fast Track Registration gets healthy response

Islamabad: The SECP has received a healthy response to Fast Track Registration Services (FTRS), which has been introduced to facilitate prospective promoters, corporate consultants and management of the companies with [...]

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan takes action against directors and auditors of companies

Islamabad: As a part of its mandate to monitor the listed and unlisted companies to safeguard the investors’ interest, the Enforcement Department of the SECP has penalized a number of [...]

Guarantee companies required to ensure 3-years term of office for their directors: Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Islamabad: The SECP has noted that some companies incorporated under the Companies Ordinance, 1984, as companies limited by guarantee are contravening Section 180 of the Ordinance by appointing directors for [...]

Micro insurance a must for poverty alleviation

Karachi: It is a recognized fact that without servicing the insurance requirements of low-income people, the risks to economic development are not safeguarded. This has also been proved by the [...]

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan to finalize revisions to Companies Regulations soon

Islamabad: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) held second roundtable meeting with external stakeholders in Lahore to finalize the revised draft of the Companies (Investment in Associated Companies [...]

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan discourages wasteful expenditure on board meetings abroad

Islamabad: In recent past it was observed that meetings of boards of directors of listed companies were being extensively held abroad, even at places that were unrelated to concerned companies’ [...]

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan holds dialogue for development of financial markets and corporate sector

Islamabad: The third session of SECP Financial Markets and Corporate Sector Development Forum was held in Karachi, with key market experts, industrialists and policy makers in attendance. It was aimed [...]

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan to partner in development of insurance industry

Islamabad: The SECP is committed to playing a facilitating role in increasing the insurance penetration in Pakistan and engaging the stakeholders in policy dialogue and frequent communication with the industry. [...]

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan seeks comments on draft Fertilizer Industry Cost Accounting Records Order

Islamabad: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has developed and issued notification for draft of Fertilizer Industry (Cost Accounting Records) Order, 2011, vide SRO 852/I/2011, for the chemical fertilizer [...]

Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan registered 277 companies in August

Islamabad: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 277 companies in August, raising the total corporate portfolio to 59761 companies. The private companies have the highest share in [...]