Guyana Securities Council

About the Council

The Guyana Securities Council is an independent autonomous body established by Section 4 of the Securities Industry Act 1998. Our mission is to ensure the orderly growth and development of the securities market, with a dynamic regulatory framework that facilitates the mobilization of capital in the national interest. This is to be achieved in a transparent, efficient, fair and competitive manner.

The Securities Industry Act 1998

The Securities Industry Act 1998 is an Act that provides for the registration of securities brokers and dealers, self-regulatory organizations, and issuers of securities. It also provides for the regulation of securities issuances; with the purpose of encouraging capital formation and the growth of efficient securities markets, while protecting purchasers of securities and promoting ethical behavior in the securities industry.


 Stated simply, the objective of the Securities Industry Act 1998, is to establish a securities regulatory system primarily designed to protect investors.

The Guyana Securities Council is not be liable to anyone for any inaccuracies contained herein, although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this website.

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