Ultimate warning: SECP asks firms to reveal helpful homeowners

Ultimate warning: SECP asks firms to reveal helpful homeowners


The Securities and Trade Fee of Pakistan (SECP) has given remaining warning to registered firms to reveal their helpful homeowners or threat a penalty of as much as Rs10 million.

The corporate regulator stated firms which haven’t but submitted Useful Possession Declaration (BOD) on Type 45, ought to achieve this on the earliest, because the SECP could be concluding the continued adjudication proceedings.

“Each firm is required by regulation to acquire data of its final helpful homeowners (UBOs) and file a declaration to this impact with SECP,” it stated. That is aligned with worldwide practices, designed to enhance requirements of transparency in possession and management construction of company entities, it added.

The SECP says it has issued periodic reminders to registered firms regarding their obligation to adjust to this provision of regulation and in addition carried out intensive consciousness marketing campaign by way of print and social media. It has launched a mechanism for on-line submission of Type 45.

“You will need to observe that failure to file the requisite Type 45 could lead to imposition of penalty as much as Rs10 million, and due to this fact, SECP has issued remaining announcement to firms to adjust to this requirement, earlier than conclusion of the adjudication proceedings,” it stated.

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