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COVID-19: Total Lockdown

Following the 14-day total lockdown directive in Lagos, FCT and Ogun states issued by the Federal Government to curb the spread of the corona virus, our office will be closed from Monday, March 30, 2020, to Monday, April 13, 2020.

COVID-19: Total Lockdown

Following the 14-day total lockdown directive in Lagos, FCT and Ogun states issued by the Federal Government to curb the spread of the corona virus, our office will be closed from Monday, March 30, 2020, to Monday, April 13, 2020.

COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to the recent global pandemic of COVID-19, we wish to inform our Esteemed Shareholders that we are taking the best steps to ensure your safety by promoting social distancing to effectively curb the spread of the virus.

At United Securities, our top priority is to deliver efficient service at all times. During this difficult time we urge our stakeholders and everyone to observe the necessary precautions as advised by the World Health Organization (WHO). They include social distancing, washing your hands regularly, hand sanitizing, avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth, and observing general personal hygiene.

Clarification On Prohibition Of Gifts At General Meetings (AGMs/EGMs)

The Securities and Exchange Commission wishes to clarify the application of Rule 602 (4) of its Rules and Regulations.

Rule 602(4) states that ‘’public companies shall not distribute gifts to shareholders, observers and any other person at Annual General Meetings/Extra-Ordinary General Meetings’’

Clarification On Prohibition Of Gifts At General Meetings (AGMs/EGMs)

The Securities and Exchange Commission wishes to clarify the application of Rule 602 (4) of its Rules and Regulations.

Rule 602(4) states that ‘’public companies shall not distribute gifts to shareholders, observers and any other person at Annual General Meetings/Extra-Ordinary General Meetings’’

Activities Of Unlawful Market Operators

The Securities and Exchange Commission wish to draw the attention of the investing public to the activities of unlawful/unlicensed market operators and promoters of other fraudulent schemes.

SEC Seminar

The Securities and Exchange Commission held their 4th budget seminar on Thursday 13th February 2020. Our MD/CEO Seyi Owoturo was one of the panelists at the event.

SEC Seminar

The Securities and Exchange Commission held their 4th budget seminar on Thursday 13th February 2020. Our MD/CEO Seyi Owoturo was one of the panelists at the event.

Ban On Six (6) Online Brokers By Italian Financial Authorities

The attention of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) has been drawn to the public notice by the Italian securities regulator, Commissione Nazionale per le Società e la Borsa (CONSOB) on six (6) online forex brokers who engage in “unlawful” and “misleading” Forex and other retail products marketing practices and financial services.

Cross-Reference Checklist Review

The general public is hereby notified that the Commission commenced the Cross-Reference Checklist Review of Bond/Fixed income applications with effect from June 1,2019.Consequently, a duly filled Cross-Reference Checklist is required to be filed along with the relevant applications.

Cross-Reference Checklist Review

The general public is hereby notified that the Commission commenced the Cross-Reference Checklist Review of Bond/Fixed income applications with effect from June 1,2019.Consequently, a duly filled Cross-Reference Checklist is required to be filed along with the relevant applications.

SEC, NSE Streamline Listing Process to Encourage More Listings

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (“The Exchange” or “NSE”) have moved to make the processes involving listing on the NSE more efficient and cost effective by streamlining the approval process between the SEC and the NSE.

West Africa Capital Market Conference 2019

The West Africa Securities Regulators Association (WASRA) and West African Capital Market Integration Council (WACMIC) invites you to the inaugural West Africa Capital Market Conference (WACMC) with the theme – “Positioning West Africa Capital Markets to Achieve Sustainable and Real Economic Growth Through Integration and Sound Regulation”

West Africa Capital Market Conference 2019

The West Africa Securities Regulators Association (WASRA) and West African Capital Market Integration Council (WACMIC) invites you to the inaugural West Africa Capital Market Conference (WACMC) with the theme – “Positioning West Africa Capital Markets to Achieve Sustainable and Real Economic Growth Through Integration and Sound Regulation”