In 2019, the BRIDGe working group concluded its recommendations, following which these implementation efforts were initiated:
  • Enable online account opening of CDS and trading accounts with minimal human intervention
  • Enable investors to settle large value trades online, with industry limit of RM 100,000
  • Mandatory collection of email addresses for new investors and online investors to facilitate adoption of e-contract notes and e-statements
  • Enable greater e-notification for all corporate actions
  • Enable relevant share registrars and Bursa Malaysia as authorised as stamp duty collection agents to facilitate e-dividend reinvestment plans
  • Issuers to have mandatory option for e-share conversion
  • Enable investors to trade seamlessly during a share consolidation exercise
  • Facilitate for fully virtual and hybrid general meetings, including enabling e-voting and e-proxy participation
  • Facilitate notification and acceptance of general-offers digitally
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