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BSEC organises programme on securities regulations, laws

Staff Correspondent
20 May 2023 00:00:00 | Update: 19 May 2023 22:56:10
BSEC organises programme on securities regulations, laws
BSEC officials pictured at the inauguration ceremony of the certificate programme in Sylhet – Courtesy Photo

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) organised a certificate course programme under the supervision of Bangladesh Academy for Securities Market titled “Compliance affairs of the listed companies” in Sylhet.

The three-day programme started from Wednesday and ended on Friday.

Company secretaries, chief financial officers, managing directors and chief executive officers of the issuer companies of the capital market took part in the programme.

The programme gave detailed explanation regarding the importance of capital market compliance and the procedures and methods along with the related laws and regulations of raising capital through IPO, IQIO, RPO and rights issue.

The laws of raising capital through issuance of debt securities and regulations related to issuance, SMEs and alternative trading boards were discussed along with the regulatory compliance on corporate governance codes.

Notable sessions were conducted on the compliance regulations regarding mergers and acquisitions process and laws regarding price sensitive information and insider trading with listing of various securities and the company’s continued compliance.

Along with sessions on hybrid AGM and e-voting and compliance related to dividend declaration and distribution were conducted while giving participants a detailed explanation of securities laws.

The concluding remarks were made by the BSEC Commissioner, Shaikh Shamsuddin Ahmed where he said, “it is very important to ensure compliance and accountability regarding the securities laws for the development of the capital market and to protect the investors’ interests.”

He explained the importance of having a detailed understanding of the laws and regulations and said that the BSEC will always assist in this regard. The commissioner then awarded the certificates among the participants.