Title: Capital Markets Authority Concludes its Awareness Program for 2018
Date Publish 24 December 2018
KUWAIT CITY, 24 DECEMBER 2018 The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) concluded its awareness program for December 2018 on Monday 24th December in accordance with the usual mechanism for implementing its awareness programs. It was held at Khaled Al Kharafi Hall at the Boursa Kuwait Building. The last awareness workshop for 2018 which was carried out by the of Market Regulation Department with the participation of the Kuwait Clearing Company and Boursa Kuwait, which covered "CCP as a component of the financial markets development plan".
The final workshop was presented by:
Mr. Abdulrahman Yousef Al-Failakawi - Director of Market Regulation Department, Capital Markets Authority
Mr. Khalid Ali Al-Sahli - Director of Trading Section - Market Regulation Department, Capital Market Authority
Mr. Fuad Waleed Al-Ateeqi – Chief Administrative Reseasrcher - Awareness Office, Capital Markets Authority
Ms. Noura Omar Al-Abdulkarim - Director of Product Development Department, Boursa Kuwait
Mr. Daeej Al Saleh - Strategy Manager, Kuwait Clearing Company
The workshop covered several topics, the most important of which were the following:
- Introducing the financial infrastructure institutions and their principles and their relationship with the CCP
- A brief preview on the infrastructure of financial markets
- The form of the final post- trading system in Kuwait
It should be noted that the last awareness program of the Capital Markets Authority during the current year included three workshops, the first of which was held on 5th December and covered the topic of “Securities activities and its scope of coverage" The second workshop was held on December 18th and dealt with the subject ""Requirements and obligations of the licensed person in terms of positions which require registration".
With the conclusion of this program, the Capital Markets Authority concludes its awareness programs for 2018, which included various activities ranging from an annual conference to various awareness training programs and workshops. It also continued the implementation of its national project to promote financial literacy. Activities included in the Awareness Corner on the CMA website.
In the same context, it is worth noting that CMA is preparing to arrange integrated awareness programs to be implemented in 2019 targeting investors and those involved in securities activities, in addition to various sectors of society that will be announced later.
And CMA as it presents its events to all those involved in its activities on the occasion of the coming of the new year, is pleased to welcome all their inquiries and suggestions, which is a major component of the success of its the awareness programs.
Notes to Editors:
The Capital Markets Authority was established pursuant to Law No. 7/2010, approved by the Kuwaiti Parliament in February 2010. Pursuant to the Law, the CMA shall regulate and supervise the securities activities, achieve transparency and fairness, observe listed companies’ execution of Corporate Governance regulations, and protect investors from unfair practices which violate the CMA's Law.
Furthermore, the Law's provisions stipulate the supervision of mergers, acquisitions, and disclosure operations. The CMA also aims to provide awareness programs related to securities activities.
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