New SC Unit to Handle Public Complaints on Securities Laws Violations

Kuala Lumpur, 27 September 1999

The Securities Commission (SC) wishes to announce the establishment of a Complaints Unit within the SC's Compliance and Enforcement Division. The operations of the Complaints Unit will take effect from 28 September 1999.

The establishment of the Complaints Unit represents the formalisation of the SC's existing system of handling public complaints on improper conduct and other irregularities in the securities and futures industries that relate to violations of securities laws and regulations.

The SC believes that the Complaints Unit will facilitate the SC's enforcement efforts and contribute towards achieving its aim and fulfilling its statutory mandate of preserving market integrity and protecting investors' interests.

Members of the public may submit written complaints to:

Complaints Unit
Securities Commission
No. 3, Persiaran Bukit Kiara,
Bukit Kiara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

Fax: 603-6548991
E-mail: [email protected]

The Complaints Unit may also be contacted at telephone number: 603-6548999. Complaints submitted should disclose the complainant's name, address and contact telephone number.


Issued on behalf of the Securities Commission. Members of the press requiring assistance may contact tel no. 03-6548513 (Ann Teoh) / 03-6548625 (Soh Beng Choo) or fax no. 03-6515078 or e-mail: [email protected]

Background information:

The Securities Commission (SC), a statutory body reporting to the Minister of Finance, was established under the Securities Commission Act 1993. It is the sole regulatory agency for the regulation and development of capital markets. The SC has direct responsibility for supervising and monitoring the activities of market institutions, including the exchanges and clearing houses, and regulating all persons licensed under the Securities Industry Act 1983 and Futures Industry Act 1993.

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