Covid-19: Latest measures taken by the UAE Securities and Commodities Authority to ensure business continuity in capital markets

The UAE Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has responded to the Covid-19 pandemic by introducing a number of measures to reassure investors and support the stability of the local financial markets, as well as providing listed public joint stock companies (PJSCs) with further flexibility and relief from certain reporting and meeting requirements in light of current quarantine and social distancing rules.

This client alert outlines the key measures taken by the regulator in response to the latest developments in the UAE capital markets.