AIFC is organising the World Investor Week
AIFC is organising the World Investor Week
01 October 2020 00:00:00

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan – AIFC is organising Virtual World Investor Week from 5 to 9 October 2020.

The purpose of the event is to raise awareness about financial services consumers’ rights and about basic principles of investing. Organizer is Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) at the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC). The co-organizers are the AIFC Authority, Astana International Exchange, Bureau for Continuing Professional Development and FinTech Hub.

World Investor Week is held annually by regulators in 80 countries all over the world under the auspices of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). IOSCO is an international organisation that unites world’s securities regulators. IOSCO members regulate more than 95% of the world’s securities market in more than 115 jurisdictions. Hosting of the World Investors Week reflects AIFC’s adherence to the IOSCO standards on consumer protection in financial services.

In 2018-2019 World Investor Week under the auspices of the IOSCO was organised offline, and more than 5,000 participants from 7 cities of Kazakhstan attended the event: Nur-Sultan, Almaty, Aktau, Aktobe, Karaganda, Petropavlovsk, Turkestan.

This year’s events under the World Investor Week will be held in the format of online presentations and online information sessions. Anyone willing to attend these events can register. The speakers of the event are experts from AIFC, as well as domestic and foreign experts in the field of stock market, consumer and investor protection, financial technology, green and Islamic finance, financial instruments of the securities market, as well as continuing professional development.

More details on the event, agenda and the registration link are available here.

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