Our partner Mr. Mazhar Bangash, Head of RIAA Barker Gillette’s Trade Law Department, has been appointed as an arbitrator by the Dispute Settlement Body, World Trade Organization in a trade dispute between the USA and South Korea.
Proposed Amendment to Securities Brokers (Licensing and Operations) Regulations 2016
The SECP has issued a notification for a proposed amendment to Regulation 4 of the Securities Brokers (Licensing and Operations) Regulations, 2016 in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 169 of the Securities Act, 2015.
The Insurance Rules 2017 – Comparison with Insurance Rules 2002 and the Securities and Exchange Commission (Insurance) Rules 2002
The Insurance Rules, 2017 (“2017 Rules”) were promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan on 9 February 2017, which repealed the Insurance Rules, 2002 (“2002 Rules”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (Insurance) Rules, 2002 (“SEC Rules”).
Competition Regulations 2016 – Comparison with 2007 Regulations
Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has promulgated the Competition (Merger Control) Regulations, 2016 on 28 December 2016, and the Competition (Merger Control) Regulations, 2007 have been repealed.