The Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is the regulator of company law in Pakistan. We are instructed in all areas of work in relation to the SECP which is a statutory regulatory body established by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Act 1997.
:: Taxation and anti-trust issues
:: Banking and financing
:: NTN registration
Should you require representation in proceedings with the Appellate Bench of the SECP, please do not hesitate to contact us.
The Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is the regulator of company law in Pakistan. We are instructed in all areas of work in relation to the SECP which is a statutory regulatory body established by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Act 1997. Owing to the fact that we are work with foreign corporate entities, it complements our practice to provide services in relation to:
Shareholder agreements, employee ownership and management buyouts In relation to representation, we routinely act in proceedings in the SECP’s Appellate Bench which is statutorily mandated to hear appeals filed against the orders passed either by a Commissioner or any other officer authorized by the SECP: • The Appellate Bench comprises of two Commissioners and its registry is headed by the Registrar Appellate Bench, who works under general superintendence of the Appellate Bench • Administratively, the Registrar reports to Commissioner, Company Law Division. Section 33 of the 1997 Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Act and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Act (Appellate Bench Procedure) Rules 2003 provide the legal basis for the functioning and administration of the Appellate Bench and the Appellate Bench Registry Should you require representation in proceedings with the Appellate Bench of the SECP, please do not hesitate to contact us. In addition to the above, Sqamer & Co is involved in corporate proceedings in the High Courts of Pakistan which hear company law matters – the keystone in relation to which can be found in the Companies Act 2017 and other related statutes. Sqamer & Co have a strong commercial team who will work with you to enable you to achieve your goals in the most effective and cost effective manner. We Endeavour to look beyond the legal constraints to look outside the box and see the bigger picture by providing you with practical solutions for your business needs. Our lawyers are expert advisors across a spectrum of disciplines, providing help to businesses, directors, institutions, societies, owners and managers.
- Registration of corporate entities with the SECP
- NTN registration advice and assistance
- Taxation and anti-trust issues
- Banking and financing transactions
- Syndicated loans and revolving credit facilities
- Project financing and mergers and acquisitions
- Incorporation of private, public and listed companies
- Securities and tender offers for listed securities
- Joint venture agreements and commercial
- Business sales and purchases, mergers, acquisitions
- Debt financing and debt and equity securities
- Secured financing transactions and reorganizations
- Shareholder agreements, employee ownership
- Asset securitization and structured finance