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Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan registers 19 Underwriters companies

October 19, 2015 | Business

Islamabad, October 19, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has registered 19 Underwriters companies, granted license under the recently promulgated Underwriter Rules, 2015. These rules require all entities desirous of undertaking underwriting services to be registered as with SECP. As per new rules only regulated entities like commercial banks, development finance …

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Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan extends filing date of Form-29 to November 18

November 14, 2013 | General Business News

Islamabad, November 13, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has extended the date of filing for Form-29 to Monday, November 18, 2013. The extension has been granted due to Aushra holidays falling on statutory filing date of November 14 for the companies which held their AGM on October 31, 2013. To …

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Government appoints Tahir Mahmood as acting Chairman Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Islamabad, April 26, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Federal Government has appointed Mr Tahir Mahmood as acting chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). The Finance Division on Friday has issued notification in this regard. Tahir Mahmood, currently Commissioner Company Law Division SECP, represents the category of Commissioners who are being appointed from within the […]

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Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan files criminal complaint against companies/persons involved in price manipulation of shares of Azgard Nine limited

April 24, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, April 24, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has filed a criminal complaint in the competent Court of Law against six companies and seventeen individuals involved in manipulation of ANL share price and volume through means which constitute acts, practices or omissions that operated as a fraud, deceit in terms of […]

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Over 2,800 companies benefited from Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan amnesty schemes

Islamabad, October 24, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has received very healthy response to its amnesty schemes: Companies Regularization Scheme (CRS) and Company Easy Exit Scheme (CEES). Over 2800 companies have either filed their overdue returns through CRS or have applied for an easy exit route. Consequently, the compliance rate […]

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Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan allows asset management companies to offer commodity schemes to investors

Islamabad, October 23, 2012 (PPI-OT): Keeping in view the record appreciation in global commodity prices, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has allowed the asset management companies (AMCs) to offer commodity schemes to investors. The introduction of commodity scheme as particular class of collective investment schemes (mutual funds) was a longstanding demand of […]

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Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan to issue regulation policy for micro insurance

Karachi, October 16, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) lunched the country diagnostic report that covers the demand and supply-side analysis of micro insurance in Pakistan. The report was launched during the Roundtable on Micro insurance held here Tuesday. A diagnostic study, completed with the assistance from FIRST Initiative/ World Bank, […]

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World Economic Forum appreciates Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan’s performance

Islamabad, September 11, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Global Competitiveness Report (2012-2013) issued by the World Economic Forum has appreciated the performance of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP). Consequently, the SECP has been ranked 55, as compared to 70 last year. This acknowledgment by the World Economic Forum gives us immense pleasure, the SECP […]

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Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan extends Companies Regularization Scheme and Company Easy Exit Scheme

Islamabad, August 31, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has extended the validity period of the Companies Regularization Scheme (CRS) and Company Easy Exit Scheme (CEES), up to October 1, 2012, vide its Circular No 27 of 2012, placed on the SECP’s website, www.secp.gov.pk These schemes were initially operative for a […]

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Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad stock exchanges re-registered by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Islamabad, August 27, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Registrar of Companies, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan on Monday , issued certificates of re-registration to the stock exchanges under the Stock Exchanges (Corporatization, Demutualization and Integration) Act, 2012, as an evidence of their change in status from companies limited by guarantees to public companies limited by shares. […]

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Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan registered 315 companies in July

Islamabad, August 08, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 315 companies in July. An increase of 9% has been witnessed as compared to 288 companies registered in the corresponding period of previous year. The new incorporations during the month include 257 private, followed by 19 single-member, 4 public unlisted companies, […]

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Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan to support Islamic finance summit

Islamabad, August 02, 2012 (PPI-OT): The commitment of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to Islamic finance is cemented by its support for the second World Islamic Finance Summit (WIFS), which is scheduled for September 12-13, 2012, in Karachi. The industry leaders at the summit will learn the perspectives of the regulator, as […]

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