May 26, 2017
The Chairman SECP and State Bank Governor exchanging letters of understanding on the establishment of the Council of Regulators to manage systemic risk.
May 26, 2017
The SECP Chairman, Zafar Hijazi, with the Honorable Speaker of National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, on the eve of the passage of the Companies Bill, 2017, by the National Assembly on May 24, 2017.
May 25, 2017
The SECP Chairman, Mr. Zafar Hijazi presents the approved draft of Companies Bill 2017 to Federal Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar
The SECP Chairman, Mr. Zafar Hijazi, presenting the approved draft of Companies Bill, 2017, to Federal Minister for Finance Senator Ishaq Dar. The National Assembly approved it on May 24, 2017. It had already been approved by the Senate. It will be promulgated as soon as it receives the President’s assent.
May 24, 2017
MNA Qaiser Ahmad Sheikh and Parliamentary Secretary Rana Muhammad Afzal Khan visited the SECP on Wednesday, May 24, 2017
May 10, 2017
The Chairman SECP Zafar Hijazi said that wherever the SECP will find a financial crime, it will go after it without any influence. No financial criminal can hide from the SECP as it’s continuously watching the capital markets. He was addressing a press conference at SECP head office on May 9, 2017. Hijazi said that […]
April 10, 2017
ISLAMABAD, April 7: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and the Audit Oversight Board (AOB) signed an MOU on Friday at the SECP head office in Islamabad. Mr. Zafar ul Haq Hijazi, SECP Chairman, and Dr. Tariq Hassan, AOB Chairman, signed the MOU on behalf of their respective organizations. The AOB is a […]
March 31, 2017
The SECP Chairman, Zafar Hijazi, launched a new User Registration System under eServices on March 30, 2017. The new system reduced the cost for user registration to Rs100 from Rs1,500 per user, besides reducing the turnaround time from days to minutes.
March 1, 2017
ISLAMABAD, February 28: The Chairman Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Zafar Hijazi said that the investor protection would remain the prime objective of the regulator. He said the regulator would ensure complete compensation to small investors. He was addressing a joint press conference along with the PSX Chairman, Muneer Kamal, and the PSX […]
February 27, 2017
Islamabad, February 25: Federal Secretary for Finance and Chairman SECP’s Policy Board, Tariq Bajwa commended SECP’s recent enforcement measures to curb financial scams including insider trading and other market malpractices. Mr. Bajwa assured the apex regulator of his full support to eradicate market abuse and restore the investor confidence.
January 27, 2017
ISLAMABAD, January 27: A high level British delegation, headed by Dr. Andrew Parmley, the Lord Mayor of City of London, visited the SECP on Friday. He was accompanied by H.E. Richard Crowder, Deputy High Commissioner, Islamabad, and H.E. Belinda Lewis, Deputy High Commissioner, Karachi, and Director, Department of International Trade, Pakistan. The delegation comprised of […]
January 23, 2017
Signing ceremony of share purchase agreement of PSX with the consortium of Chinese exchanges and local financial institutions
Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar said on Friday, January 20, in Karachi that the government had established a ‘Pakistan Development Fund’ aimed at financing multi-billion dollar infrastructure development projects in the country. “We would soon be coming to the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) to mobilize funds,” he said, adding that the International Finance Corporation and […]
January 18, 2017
ISLAMABAD, January 16: The Chairman FBR, Nisar Muhammad Khan has praised the reforms introduced in SECP during the last two years, especially appreciating the sincere efforts of Mr. Zafar Hijazi for turning the organization into a strong regulatory body. He was speaking at the farewell reception given by the SECP senior officers on the eve […]
January 17, 2017
ISLAMABAD, January 17: The Securities and Exchange Policy Board paid glowing tributes to its outgoing chairman and current finance secretary, Dr. Waqar Masood Khan, on Tuesday. The SECP chairman, Mr. Zafar Hijazi, and other members greatly appreciated his sustained support for the development of Pakistan’s capital market and corporate sector.
December 2, 2016
A majority of Pakistani companies have denied having substantial shareholdings in offshore companies – a refusal that the corporate sector regulator is happily accepting for the moment but intends to use it as a declaration for future investigations. Majority of the companies that have so far responded to the notices served to them to disclose […]
November 30, 2016
The Chairman SECP, Mr. Zafar Hijazi, today inaugurated an Islamic financing facility centre in Rawalpindi, which will help the common people to avail themselves of affordable financing on Islamic sharia principles to buy motorcycles and other products in due course of time.
November 23, 2016
The SECP organized a seminar in Islamabad on new Companies Ordinance, 2016. Federal Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar, who was the chief guest on the occasion, congratulated the chairman SECP and officers of the Commission for putting in exhaustive exercise in drafting the new Companies Ordinance, 2016.
October 3, 2016
On October 3, 2016, the top finance Industry professionals gathered to recognize the best institutions and individuals in various sectors of the financial industry at the 13th Annual Excellence Awards ceremony hosted by the CFA Society Pakistan. Mr. Syed Murad Ali Shah, the Sindh chief minister, was the chief guest. Mr. Muhammad Zafar-ul-Haq Hijazi, chairman, […]
September 16, 2016
On September 8, 2016, the Pakistan Stock Exchange organized an awards ceremony to honor 25 companies for corporate excellence.
September 15, 2016
On September 5, 2016, the SECP organized a national level seminar on the draft Companies Bill, 2016, in Karachi. The Federal Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar
August 26, 2016
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan
August 25, 2016
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and China Overseas Ports Holding Company Pakistan
August 1, 2016
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) and the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of
July 29, 2016
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has held a two-day registrars’ conference in Islamabad…
July 28, 2016
Insurance/takaful companies have signed an agreement with, the Central Depository Company (CDC) to join the …
June 16, 2016
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar made a surprise visit to the SECP head office on June 15, 2016, to mark the reclassification of Pakistan’s capital market in the MSCI’s Emerging….
June 7, 2016
In collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the World Bank Group, the Securities and Exchange …
May 22, 2016
Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Senator Muhammad Ishaq Dar visits the SECP head office on May 22, 2016…
May 12, 2016
The SECP Chairman, Zafar Hijazi, and Mr Akif Saeed, Commissioner, SECP, at a reception to mark the 18th anniversary of the Central Depository Company (CDC) on September 10, 2015.
March 26, 2016
The SECP organized a national level seminar on the draft Companies Bill, 2016 on March 26, 2016 at Islamabad. The event was chaired by Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister…
January 11, 2016
The three stock exchanges in Pakistan integrated into a single trading platform under the name of “Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited” (PSX). Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue…
August 27, 2015
The MOU signing ceremony for the integration of Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE), Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE) and Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE) held at the SECP head…
August 12, 2015
The 23rd meeting of the SECP and the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Coordination Committee was held on August 12, 2015, at the SECP head office in Islamabad.
August 1, 2015
The SECP Chairman, Mr Zafar Hijazi, presented the IOSCO Review Report to Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on August 1, 2015.
July 7, 2015
Chairman SECP, Zafar Hijazi addressing a press conference at SECP head office on July 7, 2015
June 27, 2015
Mr. Zafar Hijazi, the SECP Chairman, rang the gong as chief guest at the listing ceremony of Dolmen City REIT at the Karachi Stock Exchange on June 27, 2015. It is South Asia’s first listed REIT.
February 17, 2015
Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar visited the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan on February 17, 2015. In his address to the SECP employees, he asked them to adopt….