Pakistan

“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 […]

“Women directors in Pakistan to more than double in three years” – DAWN – July 3, 2017

On July 3, 2017 DAWN reported that the Companies Act 2017 of Pakistan – passed by Parliament on May 24, 2017 – “requires public interest companies to have such representation of women directors as specified by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).” According to the article, through its revised corporate governance code, the SECP […]