SEC Nigeria is a member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
The member agencies currently assembled together in the International Organization of Securities Commissions have resolved, through its permanent structures:
- To cooperate in developing, implementing and promoting adherence to internationally recognised and consistent standards of regulation, oversight and enforcement in order to protect investors, maintain fair, efficient and transparent markets, and seek to address systemic risks;
- To enhance investor protection and promote investor confidence in the integrity of securities markets, through strengthened information exchange and cooperation in enforcement against misconduct and in supervision of markets and market intermediaries; and
- To exchange information at both global and regional levels on their respective experiences in order to assist the development of markets, strengthen market infrastructure and implement appropriate regulation.
Africa/Middle East Regional Committee (AMERC) is one of four (4) regional committees of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). AMERC is currently chaired by the Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission Nigeria, Arunma Oteh.
IOSCO OBJECTIVES AND PRINCIPLES OF SECURITIES REGULATION
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Foreword and Executive Summary
This Document sets out 38 Principles of securities1 regulation, which are based upon three Objectives of securities regulation. These are:
The 38 Principles need to be practically implemented under the relevant legal framework to achieve the Objectives of regulation described above. The Principles are grouped into nine categories.
International Organization Of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
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