Capital Markets, Indonesia updates

New framework to establish Securities Finance Agency introduced
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
  • Indonesia
  • 12 February 2019

The Financial Services Authority recently issued a new regulation which provides a framework to establish the Securities Finance Agency (SFA). The agency aims to boost transaction volumes and liquidity in the Indonesian stock market, particularly by encouraging margin trading and short selling. Upon its establishment, the SFA will provide securities financing to brokerage firms.

OJK tightens control over bankruptcy disclosure by issuers and public companies
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro
  • Indonesia
  • 07 November 2017

A recent Financial Services Authority (OJK) regulation sets out new disclosure obligations that apply to issuers and public companies in Indonesia and creates a new penalty regime for non-compliance. The regulation is significant for investors with an interest in the Indonesian Stock Exchange and is consistent with other measures that the OJK has taken to improve transparency and align the reporting obligations of issuers and public companies with international standards.

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