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Regulation

Bursa Malaysia is the frontline regulator of the Malaysian capital market and has the duty to maintain a fair and orderly market in the securities and derivatives that are traded through its facilities.

Regulation

Rules

RulesWe have clear, comprehensive and accessible rules which govern, among others, the listing of issuers and products on our markets, and the obligations of the issuers post-listing, the trading, clearing and settlement of our products, the admission and post admission obligations of our participants.

Structure

StructureAs the frontline regulator of the Malaysian capital market, we have a duty to maintain a fair and orderly market in the securities and derivatives that are traded through its facilities. The regulatory functions of the Exchange are performed and managed by the Regulation Functional Group which is helmed by the Chief Regulatory Officer.

Supervision of Issuers

Supervision of IssuersWe are committed to improve the standards of disclosure among Listed Issuers to promote greater transparency in the market and to strengthen investor protection.

Market Surveillance

Market SurveillanceOur underlying philosophy in managing market orderliness lies in addressing market misconduct. We consider both quantitative and qualitative criteria when deciding on the appropriate policies, approaches and actions to be taken to address market orderliness.

Regulatory Approach/Philosophy

Regulatory Approach/PhilosophyIn striving to build a market of quality and integrity, we are guided by the 10 Regulatory Principles to achieve the following goals: investor protection; high standards of business conduct by listed issuers and brokers; and efficient and effective regulation.

Supervision of Brokers

Supervision of BrokersWe have a structured and systematic monitoring mechanism in place for monitoring and supervising compliance by Participating Organisations and Trading Participants.

Enforcement

EnforcementWe take a very strict view of breaches to our Business Rules and Listing Requirements and undertake enforcement proceedings and actions according to the severity of the breach as these infractions have the potential to undermine investors' rights and protection.

Corporate Governance

Corporate GovernanceWe are committed towards establishing and maintaining high standards of corporate governance amongst Listed Issuers as part of our efforts to enhance market quality.