SEC proposes to be host of IOSCO Annual Conference 2022
Monday 13 May 2019 | No. 50 / 2019
Bangkok, 13 May 2019 – SEC Secretary-General Ruenvadee Suwanmongkol, Assistant Secretary-General Praoporn Senanarong, and Strategy and International Affairs Director Julawadee Worasakyothin yesterday (12 May) had a meeting with Mr. Paul Andrews, Secretary-General of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), and Mr. Tajinder Singh, IOSCO Deputy Secretary-General, to discuss mutual cooperation for the development and supervision of capital markets.
The SEC Thailand also proposed to be a host country
candidate for the IOSCO Annual Conference in 2022 – the year of the SEC
Thailand’s 30th Anniversary. The official proposal will be submitted to the
IOSCO within 7 June 2019.
The discussion between the IOSCO and the SEC took place at Hilton Hotel in
Sydney, Australia during the IOSCO Annual Conference, hosted by the Australian
Securities and Investments Commission during 13-17 May 2019.
The SEC candidacy as a host country of the IOSCO Annual Conference 2022 is in
line with the National Strategy, which aims to promote Thailand’s presence in
the international arena and enhance competitiveness and opportunities of
business operators and participants in the Thai capital market. The hosting
opportunity would also help to enhance the SEC workforce’s skills and
Currently, IOSCO members are 225 capital market regulators and relevant
agencies from 140 countries. On average, an IOSCO annual conference is attended
by approximately 600 participants.