09 Apr 2020

DIRECTIVE ON PAYMENTS TO THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, GHANA

The Securities and Exchange Commission (hereinafter referred to as “SEC”) is the statutory body mandated by the Securities Industry Act 2016 (Act 929) to promote the orderly growth and development of an efficient, fair and transparent securities market in which investors and the integrity of the market are protected.

In an effort to digitize and streamline its operations, with effect from Wednesday 8th April 2020, all payments, including licensing, renewals, operator levies and all other payments should be made directly into the Commission’s bank account detailed below:

Bank NameEcobank Ghana Limited
Account NameSecurities and Exchange Commission
Account Number1441000144748
Bank BranchHead Office

Market Operators are to send the payment advice to financecapital@sec.gov.gh and copy their relevant departments per the table below:

Market Operator Email
Fund Managers, Mutual Funds, Unit Trusts, Custodians, Trusteesfunds@sec.gov.gh
Broker-Dealers, Investment Advisers, Primary Dealersbrokerdealers@sec.gov.gh
Securities Exchanges, Depositories, Registrarsexmarkets@sec.gov.gh
Securities issuers, Issuing Houses, Reporting Accountants and Auditorsissuers@sec.gov.gh
AMLauditrisk@sec.gov.gh

This Directive is issued pursuant to sections 3, 14, 15 and 209 of the Securities Industry Act, 2016 (Act 929)

BY ORDER OF

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION.

DATED THE 8th APRIL, 2020

 

The full directive can be downloaded here