REGULATION
To ensure trust and confidence in the capital market, the SC regulates the capital market based on the principles of transparency and proportionality to commensurate with the risks posed.
We actively update and enforce our regulations and securities laws to ensure that the capital market operates in a fair and orderly manner as well as to reduce systemic risks. Here you will find a list of our Acts, guidelines, consultation papers, frequently asked questions on our regulations, technical notes, updates on our enforcement actions as well as licensing information.

Latest on Regulation

20 May 2021

The Guidelines on Market Conduct and Business Practices for Stockbroking Companies and Licensed Representatives is issued by the SC pursuant to section 377 of the CMSA.

6 May 2021

The Guidance and FAQs on the Conduct of General Meetings for Listed issuers (Guidance Note) is issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to guide all companies listed on Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd on the conduct of general meetings during a period when the MCO is in place or outside of an MCO period; but where safe distancing requirements remain (e.g. restriction on mass gatherings). This includes the conduct of fully virtual general meetings and hybrid general meetings.

28 April 2021

The Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance (MCCG) introduced in 2000 has been a significant tool for corporate governance reform, and has influenced corporate governance practices of companies positively. The MCCG reflects globally accepted principles practices of corporate governance which are above and beyond the minimum required by statute, regulations or those prescribed by Bursa Malaysia. The MCCG was reviewed in 2007, 2012, 2017 and 2021 to ensure that it remains relevant and supports the inculcation of good corporate governance culture and practices.

26 April 2021

(previously known as Guidelines on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing for Capital Market Intermediaries)
The Guidelines on Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing for Reporting Institutions in the Capital Market (Guidelines) are issued pursuant to section 66B, section 66E and section 83 of the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 (AMLA) read together with section 158(1) and section 160A of the Securities Commission Malaysia Act1993 (SCMA).

26 April 2021

The Guidelines on Unlisted Capital Market Products under the Lodge and Launch Framework (Guidelines) is issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) pursuant to section 377 of the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 (CMSA).

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