Securities & Exchange Commission Overview

Filed in News by on June 7, 2019

Securities & Exchange Commission Overview labeled Extra Ministerial Departments, Parastatals and Agencies of the Federal Ministry of Finance.

Securities & Exchange Commission Overview

Securities & Exchange Commission Overview

HEADQUARTERS

SEC TOWERS,
Plot 272, Samuel Adesujo Ademulegun Street, Central Business District
P.M.B:315, Garki, Abuja
+234 (0) 94621100; +234 (0) 94621168

 

Our Values

  • Leadership by Example
  • Transparency
  • Discipline
  • Honesty
  • Innovativeness
  • Effectiveness
  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Punctuality
  • Fairness
  • Proactiveness

 

What Securities & Exchange Commission Do

Market Regulation

In regulating the market, the Commission undertakes the following activities in order to protect investors, market operators and also ensure market integrity.  Regulation is carried out through deployment of the following tools:

  • Registration of securities and market intermediaries to ensure that only fit and proper persons / institutions are allowed to operate in the market.  Instruments and persons registered in the market are:
    • Securities/Commodity Exchanges/Capital Trade Points
    • Futures, Options and Derivatives Exchanges
    • Depository, Clearing and Settlement agencies
    • Capital Market Operators:
      • Issuing Houses
      • Securities dealers/Stock brokers/Sub- brokers
      • Registrars/Transfer agents
      • Trustees
      • Reporting Accountants
      • Solicitors
      • Investment Advisers etc.
    • Securities:
      • Equities
      • Debentures
      • Debt instruments
    • Collective investment schemes

 

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