ECSRC Launches New Website

The Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission, has developed a website through which information will be available to all stakeholders of the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market.

The website, becomes operational on July 1 2003. It outlines the history, structure and functions of the Commission, and provides profiles of the Commissioners and the Commission's Secretary. It details filing instructions for public companies and allows for online completion of the requisite forms, which can be returned electronically to the Commission. Information is also available for investors about issuers and broker dealers.

Persons and organisations desirous of participating in the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market as broker dealers, representatives, principals, collective investment schemes, exchanges, clearing agencies and registries, will be able to download application forms from the site. Information on the ECSM Certification Examinations is provided, and investors will be able to submit complaints online to the Commission.

The site will be updated on a regular basis with all press releases, speeches by Commissioners and public statements.

Developmental work to facilitate access via the site to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Information Network (ECSIN) is ongoing, and should be completed within 60 days. ECSIN is a database that stores the filings of public companies. was designed by, a St Kitts-based web development company.