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TITLE: Announcements by Bursa Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia in Relation to COVID-19 Outbreak

DATE: 19/03/2020

19 March 2020 Circular No. 21/2020
 
TO ALL ACCOUNTANTS
ANNOUNCEMENTS BY BURSA MALAYSIA AND SECURITIES COMMISSION MALAYSIA IN RELATION TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK
Amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic and pursuant to the introduction of the Movement Control Order (“MCO”) from 18 to 31 March 2020, Bursa Malaysia and Securities Commision Malaysia have made announcements regarding the extension of time for reporting deadlines and holding of Annual General Meetings as follows:
Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”)
On 17 March 2020, Bursa Malaysia has issued circulars to the Main Market Listed Issuers and ACE Market Listed Corporations on notifications relating to the holding of Annual General Meetings as well as the application of paragraphs/Rules 9.22, 9.23 and 9.25(2) of the Main and ACE Market Listing Requirements, amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.
For more details, please visit Bursa Malaysia’s website at:
https://www.bursamalaysia.com/sites/5bb54be15f36ca0af339077a/content_entry5ce3b50239fba2627b2864be/5e70b50a39fba21f3032b53e/files/MainCircular-Covid19-v2.pdf?1584494155
https://www.bursamalaysia.com/sites/5bb54be15f36ca0af339077a/content_entry5ce3b50239fba2627b2864be/5e70bd8a5b711a2402f6b3e6/files/ACECircular-Covid19-v2.pdf?1584494227
Securities Commission Malaysia (“SC”)
On 17 March 2020, SC has granted a two-month extension for REITs managers of listed REITs with a financial year-end of 31 December 2019 to hold AGMs by 30 June 2020.
For more details, please visit SC’s website at:
https://www.sc.com.my/resources/media-releases-and-announcements/capital-market-regulators-grant-flexibility-for-listed-issuers-on-agms-and-issuance-of-periodic-reports
 
Please be guided accordingly.
 
 
DR. NURMAZILAH DATO’ MAHZAN
Chief Executive Officer