Stress Testing the Securities Market

The ongoing ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic on financial markets globally further emphasises the importance of  organisations implementing appropriate risk mitigation strategies. As mandated under Section 6(l) of the Securities Act, 2012 (SA 2012), it is the duty of the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) to assess, …

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Fintech and the Securities Market

As the regulator of the securities industry, the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) has the responsibility to monitor the industry, understand its potential for development and encourage innovation to foster that development. This week’s article will highlight some prominent fintech products typically used in the securities market. …

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The Importance of Ethics in the Securities Industry – The Role of Registrants Pt. 2

In last week’s article, we briefly discussed various types of unethical practices in the financial sector and the advantages businesses gain from not engaging in such activities. This week we continue the discussion by outlining some of the  ways in which Registrants can institute  an ethical culture within their organisations …

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