March 20, 2014

The TTSEC : Regulating the securities industry so that you can invest with confidence

Educate and empower yourself! If in doubt, contact the TTSEC! The Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission remains dedicated to the promotion of investor confidence, fairness and the orderly growth of the local capital market. This is primarily achieved through the ongoing development of a regulatory system that is geared toward ensuring a high degree of investor protection as well as building enforcement capacity to ensure the preservation of market integrity. We have been, and will continue to be, […]
January 28, 2014

TTSEC signs Protocol with Securities Dealers Association

On January 8, 2014, the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) conducted its first official stakeholder engagement for 2014 with the Securities Dealers Association of Trinidad and Tobago (SDATT). At this meeting, a Protocol governing their relationship was executed and formalised by Chairman of the Commission, Professor Patrick Watson and President of SDATT, Gregory Hill. The TTSEC-SDATT Protocol recognises and formalises the ongoing collaborative working relationship between the TTSEC and SDATT. This Protocol was drafted on the premise […]
January 28, 2014

TTSEC and Central Bank sign historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

The Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with fellow regulator in the financial sector, the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) on January 06 in Port of Spain, Trinidad. This TTSEC-CBTT MOU represents a common understanding by the two authorities about how they will consult, cooperate and exchange information for regulatory enforcement purposes and is expected to further promote integrity, efficiency and financial soundness of the capital market. This agreement […]
October 4, 2013

Cooperation and technical assistance are important to the development of securities markets in the Caribbean

“Cooperation and technical assistance are important to the development of securities markets in the Caribbean and around the world.” This was the view of Ester Saverson Jr, Assistant Director, International Affairs at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (U.S. SEC). Mr. Saverson Jr,   along with his colleagues from the USSEC, were in Trinidad to facilitate a four day Inspections and Compliance Training Programme with staff of the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) and regulators from the […]