ECSRC Continues Securities Market Certification Workshops

The Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission is continuing its series of certification workshops for persons wishing to operate as investment advisors or as principals or representatives of firms in the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market. The workshops are also open to members of the public wishing to learn about the principles and features of the market.

The next workshop entitled “Fundamentals of Operating in the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market” is scheduled to take place at the ECCB Headquarters in St Kitts from 29 November to 3 December 2004. It will provide participants with an understanding of the role and functions of the various ECSM institutions, the legislation and the rules and regulations governing market operations.

The topics to be covered include public offerings, brokerage operations and customer accounts management, portfolio management and asset allocation. Those participants wishing to become licensed market operators will be required to successfully complete the certification examinations on Friday, 3 December 2004.

Details of the workshop are available at the Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission website at