Asia

“Regulators to set up task force to develop sustainable finance” – Asia Asset Management – September 25, 2017

Asia Asset Management reported on September 25, 2017 that emerging markets members of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) have established a task force to develop sustainable finance. IOSCO’s Growth and Emerging Markets (GEM) committee held its annual meeting and conference in Sri Lanka on September 20-21, 2017.  At the event, the committee issued […]

“SECP consults on regulations revising Pakistan’s corporate governance code” – Manifest – September 8, 2017

On September 8, 2017 Manifest reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has requested public comment on the Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance) 2017 draft regulations. The draft includes provisions regarding board composition – a maximum of five board mandates in listed companies, a required number/percentage of independent board members and a […]