Securities Commission (SC), Malaysia

Also known as the Suruhanjaya Sekuriti in Malay term. Established on March 1, 1993 under the Securities Commission Act 1993. The Securities Commission is a central authority in the regulation and development of the securities and futures industries in Malaysia. It is also a self-funding statutory body with investigative and enforcement powers. It reports to the Minister of Finance and its accounts are tabled in Parliament annually. The official site features guidelines on anti-money laundering; asset valuation; bond; collective investment schemes (unit trust, real estate investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, offering foreign funds); fund management; FIC applications; issues/offer of securities; licensing; prospectus; securities borrowing and lending; stockbroking; structured warrants; take-overs and mergers; regulations of markets; and ventures capital.
Notes:   Available in English and Malay versions.

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Guide ID: 1171 - Last Updated: August 16, 2013