Corporate Compliance

SECP Introduces Major Capital Market Reforms

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has introduced major capital market reforms featuring legal, structural, regulatory, operational, and product development initiatives for a robust and transparent capital market in the country. According to the details, the SECP’s capital market reforms are focused to ensure the provision of a complete eco-system desirable for capital …

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Punjab Government Decides To End Stamp Papers

The Punjab government has decided to end stamp papers which will shift the registration process of properties on white paper. A member of the Board of Revenue Babar Hayat Tarar said that the registration of properties will be completed on white paper by placing three barcodes on it. The decision will be made effective across …

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Pakistan Can Increase Its Annual Gemstone Exports to $32 Billion: FPCCI

Pakistan has the potential to increase its gemstone exports to $32 billion every year, claimed Chairman Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), Qurban Ali. He said gemstone exporters must go for innovation and adopt modern technology to improve the value of precious and semi-precious stones to enhance competitiveness in the international market. …

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Reforms by SECP Led to 39% Growth in Registration of New Companies

A host of reforms by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) for the ease of doing business led to a corporate growth of 39 percent in February as compared to the same month last year. The Corporate Registrar had incorporated 2,257 new companies and startups in February, of which 99 percent were incorporated …

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SECP Asks Listed Companies to Implement Gender Diversity Policies

To foster a beneficial and comfortable working environment for Pakistani women, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has asked listed companies to formulate and implement gender diversity policies to attract and retain talented women. Pakistan figures fairly low in the Global Gender Gap report index, prepared by the World Economic Forum, and there …

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