PSX introduces compliance calendar for listed companies

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Observer Report
Karachi

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) being the premier Exchange of the country and a frontline regulator ensures and monitors the timely fiscal disclosures, announcements of material and price-sensitive information for the benefit of shareholders and other stakeholders of the capital market.

To automate and simplify the process of regulatory and financial disclosures, PSX has in place PUCARS (Pakistan Unified Corporate Action Reporting System) which facilitates listed companies in submission of required information and ensuring timely disclosure directly on PSX website.

Going a step further, PSX has now introduced a Compliance Calendar which consolidates applicable requirements of PSX Regulations, including requirements of financial disclosures, and serves as a guide for listed companies to meet their requirements in accordance with their deadlines.

The Compliance Calendar also consists of forms to be used from the Correspondence Manual for dissemination/ submission of particular information.

The Compliance Calendar consists of both periodic as well as situational requirements.

As a matter of good governance, PSX encourages all listed companies to fulfil regulatory requirements prior to their due dates in order to avoid any delay or adverse consequences.