SIDREC participated at the exhibition organised in conjunction with the launch of the Asia Pacific Hub of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), and the Global Emerging Markets Regulatory Conference, held at the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) on 14 March 2017. The Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, had officiated the launch, accompanied by SC Chairman Tan Sri Ranjit Ajit Singh and IOSCO Board Chairman Ashley Alder, who is also the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission CEO. The event attracted more than 300 international and local participants.
The IOSCO Asia Pacific hub, located at the SC building in Kuala Lumpur, is IOSCO’s first presence outside of its headquarters in Madrid, Spain.
SIDREC officers explained our role in the capital markets to visitors to our booth. SIDREC CEO Sujatha Sekhar Naik moderated a panel on ‘Leveraging Behaviourial Economics for Investor Empowerment’, on the second day of the three-day conference.