Announcement for a Case of Carrying out Securities Business by Unauthorized person

Thursday, November 05, 2020 at 4:27 PM

Thu Nov 5, 2020 16:27

In line with the Capital Market Authority’s (CMA) responsibilities to protect citizens and investors from unfair and unsound practices, and aiming to achieve fairness, efficiency and transparency in the market, and based on Article 17 of the Capital Market Law, the CMA announces to the citizens and investors in the capital market that "SAMA-TRADE" Company through the website ( on the Internet, is an unauthorised person to carry out securities business in the Kingdom, and that the CMA is in the process of completing the regulatory procedures in this regard.

The CMA assures its devotion to apply the Capital Market Law and its Implementing Regulations as well as protect the investors from illegal practices. The CMA calls on all participants and investors in the Saudi Stock Exchange to limit their transactions in securities to the capital market institutions authorised by the CMA to conduct securities business. It further request them not to deal with unauthorised persons, whether they were individuals or institutions, and must ensure that the persons with whom they deal have obtained the Authority’s authorisation, or visit the CMA's website on WWW.CMA.ORG.SA to view the list of the authorised persons.