The Capital Markets Authority
Corporate Governance Guidelines 2002
Current Constitution of Kenya
The Central Depositories (Regulation of Central Depositories) Rules 2004
The Capital Markets (Securities) (Public Offers Listing and Disclosure) Regulations 2002
The Capital Markets (Take overs and Mergers) Regulations, 2002
The Capital Markets (Foreign Investors) Regulations 2002
The Capital Market (Licensing Requirements) (General) Amendment Regulations 2009
Capital Markets (Registered Venture Capital Companies) Regulations 2007
Code of Ethics
This is a deceptive practice employed by some mutual funds managers in which recently weak stocks are sold and recently strong stocks are bought just before the funds holdings are made public in order to give the impression that they have been holding good stocks all along..
A company is said to be going public when it offers to sell its shares to the public through an initial public offering (IPO). Companies mostly do this to expand their capital base and to finance their growth plans..
This is the minimum number of shareholders in a company that are needed to make the proceedings of a meeting valid..
This is the sale of securities e.g. shares which one does not own, or has borrowed. Short sellers assume the risk that they will be able to buy back the shares at a later date and at a lower price, thereby making a profit..
These are shares, debentures and bonds which banks will accept as collateral for loans. Most of the shares listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange are eligible securities..