Regulatory Oversight Body
It is the duty of Bursa Malaysia to ensure a fair and orderly market in the trading of securities and derivatives. The Securities Commission being the regulatory oversight body supervises and monitors Bursa Malaysia with regards to its listing, trading, clearing, settlement and depository operations to ensure Bursa Malaysia performs its regulatory duties and obligations in an effective manner.
Bursa Malaysia is required to submit an Annual Regulatory Report to the Securities Commission which details the extent and scope of Bursa Malaysia’s compliance with its statutory duties and obligations. The Securities Commission has been conducting regulatory audit on Bursa Malaysia upon submission of the Annual Regulatory Report. There are also discussions between the Securities Commission and Bursa Malaysia from time to time on operational and strategic supervisory matters. The Securities Commission's approval and concurrence is required for changes to the rules and for new or enhancement of products provided by Bursa Malaysia.