In certain cases, complaint handling and settlement may take longer than usual. However in such cases the concerned POC/sub-POC will be fully responsible for regularly following up with relevant forums to expedite resolution and to report the same on a regular basis to form part of complaint status and ageing reports circulated to relevant authorities within SECP.
The concerned POC/sub-POC will also be responsible for updating the complainant regarding complaint status on a monthly basis.
Such exceptions appear below:
I. Subjudice Matters
After accepting to handle a complaint it becomes evident that the complaint was already subjudice at the time of filing or that it became subjudice during the complaint handling process, the fate of all such complaints will rest with the relevant legal forum.
II. Matters under adjudication at the SECP
All matters which have been or shall be taken up by the SECP for adjudication for example cancellation of returns under section 468 and bu...
Upon receipt of your complaint by the Service Desk you will get a same day acknowledgment of receipt. After initial assessment the Service Desk will send the complaint to the relevant department on the same day of receipt or the following working day if the complaint is received in the late hours of the working day.
Once received by the designated departmental Point of Contact (POC), within 3 days of receipt another acknowledgment will be sent to you by the concerned POC stating that the matter is under review. If the matter is irrelevant to the jurisdiction of SECP the complainant will be informed accordingly. After assessing the complaint thoroughly the POC will revert to the complainant with the status of the complaint within 15 days or a maximum of one month.
If a complainant is requested to provide additional or deficient information (if any), the complainant will have a maximum of three weeks to provide the requisite information. Reminders will be sent to the compla...