(SECP) : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Tag: (SECP)

SECP tells intermediaries to ensure AML/CFT due diligence

December 18, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, December 18, 2018 (PPI-OT): In the light of recommendations made by Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental body formed to coordinate efforts on anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan …

Read More

SECP holds session on Malaysia’s capital market framework

December 18, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, December 18, 2018 (PPI-OT): The SECP’s Investor Education Department held an in house session on ‘capital market framework in Malaysia’ on Monday for its employees by a board member of CFA Institute (Global) Mr. Geoffrey Ng, CFA, a director …

Read More

Awareness session on NPOs’ AML/CFT obligations held

December 12, 2018 | General, Official News

Lahore, December 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): At an event organized to raise awareness about the money laundering and terrorist financing risks faced by non-profit organizations (NPOs) in the country, the SECP elaborated on various regulatory measures for anti-money laundering and countering …

Read More

1,060 new companies registered in November

December 7, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, December 07, 2018 (PPI-OT): In November 2018, the SECP registered 1,060 new companies. As compared to the corresponding month of last financial year, it represents a growth of 20 percent raising the number of registered companies to 93,157. The …

Read More

Need to connect microfinance sector with capital markets emphasized

December 6, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, December 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): It is vital to connect the microfinance sector with capital the markets to enable the sector to meet it growth trajectory and to support government’s vision of creating jobs and expanding financial inclusion and by …

Read More

SECP launches awareness drive about modaraba

December 5, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, December 05, 2018 (PPI-OT): The SECP has launched an awareness campaign about the business model of modaraba and modaraba management companies, regulated by it, its salient features, recent initiatives and the performance of the modaraba sector to attract prospective …

Read More

SECP launches awareness drive about modaraba

December 5, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, December 05, 2018 (PPI-OT): The SECP has launched an awareness campaign about the business model of modaraba and modaraba management companies, regulated by it, its salient features, recent initiatives and the performance of the modaraba sector to attract prospective …

Read More

SECP Revamps Regulatory Framework for Real Estate Investment Trusts

December 5, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, December 05, 2018 (PPI-OT): In continuation of its efforts to foster growth of real estate investment trusts (REITs), the Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has revamped regulatory framework by introducing significant amendments to the Real Estate Investment …

Read More

Over 500 professionals attend SECP sessions on anti-money laundering, counter terror financing

November 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, November 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): More than 500 professionals from the securities and commodities market, insurance sector, non-banking financial institutions (NBFI) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) have attended 20 awareness sessions on anti-money laundering/counter financing for …

Read More

SECP holds workshop on anti-money laundering, terror financing

October 16, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, October 16, 2018 (PPI-OT): The SECP held a full-day workshop on anti-money laundering/countering financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) in Lahore on Monday on the theme of “implementation of risk-based approach within financial institutions.”

After Karachi, the workshop was second in …

Read More

SECP proposes to expand fit and proper criteria for insurance Sector

October 10, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, October 10, 2018 (PPI-OT): The SECP has proposed to issue direction to the insurance sector that information to be provided about sponsors, promoters and major shareholding of insurers and insurance intermediaries, which would now also include shareholding details, including …

Read More

SECP holds workshop on insurance and takaful

October 6, 2018 | General, Official News

Islamabad, October 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): In collaboration with the International Institute of Economics (IIIE), International Islamic University (IIUI) Islamabad, the SECP has conducted a workshop on insurance and takaful. The purpose of the workshop was to enhance financial literary, awareness …

Read More