KINGSTON, Jamaica, – Jamaica’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) will the 42nd Annual Conference of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) later this year, when critical global regulations that guide all financial transactions will be revealed, and insight gained into new compliance strategies.
The landmark achievement for the FSC, the Government of Jamaica and the region, will see the first hosting of an IOSCO Annual Conference in the Caribbean. The May 14-18 conference is themed ‘The Role of Markets and Markets Regulators in the Post-Crisis World’.
The FSC is preparing to welcome more than 700 delegates from around the world, including financial regulators, academics to the Montego Bay Convention Centre for the event.
The private session opens on May 14, while the public session will run from May 17 to 18.
IOSCO is the international body that sets global standards for the securities sector – a major sector in any country’s financial system.
IOSCO unites the world’s leading securities, futures and capital market regulators, as well as other financial institutions including stock exchanges, fund managers, securities and more.
Established in 1983, the IOSCO membership regulates 95 percent of the world’s securities market in more than 115 jurisdictions, including major emerging markets. The IOSCO Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation are endorsed by the G20 and the Financial Stability Board (FSB) as the relevant standards