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Research & Initiatives

Research & Initiatives

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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Pakistan US Bilateral Trade Agreement

The Government of Pakistan has been holding negotiations with the US since 2004 for a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BIT). This...

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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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Addendum to PBC Tax Proposals for The Federal Budget 2012-13

Established in 2005 by 14 (now 42) of Pakistan’s largest private sector business groups including multinationals.

Recommendations for Federal Budget 2012-13

Established in 2005 by 14 (now 38) of Pakistan’s largest private sector business groups including multinationals.

Recommendations for Federal Budget 2011-12

Established in 2005 by 14 (now 35) of Pakistan’s largest private sector business groups including multinationals.

Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Act 2010

On operational developments, he said a project is in the pipeline for launch.

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Recommendations for Federal Budget 2010-11

Established in 2005 by 14 (noaw 26) of Pakistan’s largest private sector business groups including multinationals.

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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Pakistan: Rising Imports, Declining Exports & Premature Deindustrialization

This publication prepared by the Research Unit of the Pakistan Business (PBC) should be viewed as a wake-up call for not just policy makers but for Pakistanis’ in general.

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Recommendations for Federal Budget 2009-10

Established in 2005 by 14 of Pakistan’s largest business groups including multinationals. PBC is not a “trade body” or an “industry association”

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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