Preventive Measures against Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Issued by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan

Based on the current situation and the presence of growing cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country has put the lives of workforce, who are in public dealing, at stake. In order to mitigate the risks and to protect the well-being of the employees of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) deputed at Company Registration Offices and facilitation centers, SECP has taken the following preventive measures:

Closure of Company Registration Offices (CROs)

SECP, on the orders of local authorities has decided to close the CROs and respective facilitation centers for any kind of public dealing till further notice.

Inspection stopped

SECP has stopped to entertain the cases of inspection of documents/record of companies as provided in regulation 19 of the Company (Registration Offices) Regulations, 2018. In case of dire need only, online inspection facility may be permitted by respective CROs Incharges.

Enhancement in response time

Based on the current situation, companies are facing difficulties in getting response, about their queries or concerns, SECP has enhanced the response time to 30days.

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