6 October 2020
Portuguese Securities Market Commission (CMVM), the Association of Companies
Issuing Securities Listed on the Market (AEM) and Euronext have increased the
content available to investors during World Investor Week (WIW 2020) which is
being held until 11 October.
time of greater family isolation due to the covid-19 pandemic, the risk of
digital fraud tends to increase. So that investors may know what to look for
and how to proceed in case they suspect internet fraud, the CMVM today launched
a new brochure and a video that warns
investors about digital fraud.
has also restructured its Investor Area, to simplify
investors' access to the information required in their relationship with the
CMVM, namely in accessing forms for issuing securities certificates, for
information requests, tips and literacy and also increasing information
available on fraud prevention and the easing the consultation of the list of
authorised entities and unauthorised entities for the provision of financial
intermediation and other financial services in Portugal, which are within the
supervisory duties of the CMVM.
Lisbon will be issuing a publication promoting financial literacy, explaining
how a stock exchange operates, its evolutionary framework over the years and
its historical cycles. "Stock Exchange: what does the ‘up and down’
mean?" is the topic of the brochure, aimed particularly at private
investors and university students.
Association of Companies Issuing Securities Listed on the Market (AEM) will
make available to the general public, two members-only periodicals: the monthly
Regulatory Update, which aims to facilitate the monitoring of the legislative
and regulatory activity with greater impact for listed companies – this month’s
edition is on the WIW 2020; and Sustainable Knowledge, a bimonthly publication,
that shares knowledge on sustainable financing, non-financial information and
sustainability, including the most significant evolution on ESG topics.
World Investor Week is held from 5 to 11 October, with 13 initiatives in an
almost entirely digital format. For the fourth year in a row, the CMVM
partners with the global initiative, World Investor Week, launched by IOSCO in
2017, with circa 100 member jurisdictions. The complete programme and its
activities can be consulted on the website for this event and on the World
Investor Week's Facebook page.
CMVM's partners in this
initiative are the Association of Companies Issuing Securities Listed on the
Market (AEM), the Portuguese Association of Financial Analysts (APAF), the
Portuguese Banking Association (APB), the Portuguese Association of Investment
Fund, Pension Funds and Asset Management (APFIPP), the Portuguese Association
of Insurers (APS), the Insurance and Pension Funds Supervisory Authority (ASF),
Banco de Portugal and Euronext Lisbon.