SECP to remain fully committed to mutual assistance with LEAs

KARACHI: In its endeavor to develop a fair, efficient and transparent corporate sector and to safeguard the interests of investors as well as the general public, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) shall continue to extend complete cooperation to law enforcement agencies (LEAs) for the cause of transparency, said a press release here on Thursday.

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), on Wednesday evening, had approached SECP and requested access to certain records. SECP immediately responded to the call and deputed senior officers to provide complete assistance.

In the spirit of inter-agency cooperation and for the cause of transparency, SECP provided the FIA team immediate access to all the records/files/documents, they had sought. The entire exercise was conducted in a mutually cooperative manner to uphold the law.

Being the apex regulator of the corporate sector and capital markets, SECP shall continue to support the law enforcement agencies. In the same spirit, SECP has provided technical expertise, deputed people and resources for the two recent Joint Investigation Teams (JITs), the press statement concluded.

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