Wednesday 27 July 2016

Pakistan: company law reform - publication of Companies Bill 2016 (final draft) and concept paper on several new provisions

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has published a final draft of the Companies Bill 2016: see here (pdf). The provisions in red are new and remain under review. Further information about these new provisions, which include those relating to the creation of a register of beneficial ownership and a duty on company officers to prevent the commission of fraud or money laundering, is available in a concept paper published alongside the Bill: see here (pdf). For earlier drafts, see (all pdf): third | second | first.

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