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The Default and Arbitration Wing at Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited [“PSX”] (formerly: Karachi Stock Exchange Limited)

The Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (formerly: Karachi Stock Exchange Limited), being the frontline regulator, plays a proactive role in ensuring that investors’ interest remains protected. Securing the interest of small investors is of prime importance to the Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (formerly: Karachi Stock Exchange Limited).

In order to keep a vigilant eye on investors’ issues and to provide a platform to the general public for voicing their concerns, Default and Arbitration Wing within Regulatory Affairs Department of Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (formerly: Karachi Stock Exchange Limited) has been set up.

The Default and Arbitration Wing is responsible for ensuring that grievances/ complaints of the general public concerning investment and trading of securities are heard and redressed, in a quick and efficient manner. This Wing is also responsible for proposing disciplinary actions against defaulting brokers.

Since 2008, this Wing has been working under the supervision of General Manager/ Chief Compliance Officer and has recommended disciplinary actions such as, suspension /expulsion/ forfeiture of membership/ TRE Certificate of 14 Brokerage Houses of Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (formerly: Karachi Stock Exchange Limited) and settled claims valuing Rs.2.6 billion transparently.

This Wing liaises with Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Prime Minister’s Inspection Commission (PMIC), Federal and Provincial Ombudsman Offices in the matter of complaints lodged against the Member/ TRE Certificate Holders of the Exchange.

Permanent Arbitrators Panel

Panel of Senior Management Staff of the Exchange

This includes senior members of PSX Management. One senior member is nominated by CRO in consultation with the Managing Director-PSX for constituting sub-panel of arbitrators.

Panel of Industry Experts

The Panel of Industry Experts was reviewed on June 30, 2023.

Panel of TRE Certificate Holders

List of Brokers failing to comply with the Awards/Orders of Arbitrators

Status Report of Investors’ Complaint

List of Delinquent Clients

Lodging a Complaint

1. Through designated email ID i.e.

Claim Form

General Instructions for complaint registration

A guide for investors - Lodging complaints against PSX Members

Requirement & Guidelines for holding the Corporate Briefing Session (CBS) – updated on November 03, 2023

Archive: November 18, 2022