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Research & Initiatives

Research & Initiatives

Investment and Corporate Law

PBC’s Proposed changes to the National Tariff Commission Act 1990

Short title, extent and commencement. (1) This Act may be called the National Tariff Commission Act, 1990 (Act No.VI of 1990)...

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PBC Comparative Analysis of The Draft Associations Not for Profit ( Licensing and Corporate Governance) Regulations 2013(SRO 301(I)/2013)

In June 2013 the SECP proposed The Draft Associations not for Profit (licensing and corporate governance) Regulations, 2013.

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Comparative Analysis of Companies (Audit of Cost Accounts) Rules, 1998 with prevailing legislation

Disclaimer: The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed herein are those of the Management and do not necessarily reflect the views...

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Law on Large Import Houses

Pakistan Business Council was part of a joint taskforce with FBR that measures to promote retail and wholesale trade in...

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Review of Proposed Changes to Code of Corporate Governance

Pakistan Business Council strongly supports a pragmatic approach to good governance which would be in the interest of all stakeholders.

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Comparison of the SECP Bill 2011 with the SECP Act 1997

In October 2011, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, the Federal Minister for Finance presented the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan...

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Proposed Amendments in Listed Companies (Substantial Acquisition of Voting Shares and Takeover) Regulations, 2008

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has requested input in the proposed changes to the Takeover...

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Arbitration Bill

The preceding Arbitration Act of 1940 that governs domestic arbitration in Pakistan has several deficiencies. Under the Act, the parties are relatively...

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Code of Corporate Governance

2010 saw major changes being brought into the Code of Corporate Governance by the SECP. Pakistan Business Council took a proactive role...

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Holding Company Law

Pakistan Business Council collaborated with CBR, SECP and ICAP on a Holding Company Taskforce with its primary objective of addressing the issue of Group Relief.

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Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Law 2008

Pakistan Business Council was part of a taskforce that proposed setting up REIT regulations in Pakistan. Globally, Real Estate Investments...

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Law on Private Equity and Venture Capital

Pakistan Business Council remains in an ongoing collaboration with SECP over various legislative drafts aimed at furthering market efficiencies.

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