The West Africa Securities Regulators Association (WASRA) in collaboration with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Ghana (SEC) is set to hold the second edition of the West Africa Capital Market Conference (WACMaC).

The event will come off at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel on May 24 and 25, 2022.

WACMaC is a biennial event that seeks to present the West African region and indeed Africa as a whole the opportunity to address important issues related to the orderly growth and development of the regional and continental capital markets.

This year’s event will be held under the theme “Deepening and strengthening capital markets across West Africa through effective regulation.”

West Africa Securities Regulators Association in collaboration with SEC to hold 2nd edition of WACMaC
Senior Manager for International Relations who doubles as the Chairperson of WACMaC, Dorothy Yeboah- Asiamah in a pose with co-host of the Super Morning Show, Winston Amoah.

Senior Manager for International Relations who doubles as the Chairperson of WACMaC, Dorothy Yeboah- Asiamah explained that the conference is “basically to create a platform for the discussion of very important issues relating to the capital market across West Africa.”

WACMaC is the flagship programme of the West Africa Securities Regulators Association (WASRA).

The WASRA, established in 2015, is an association of capital market regulatory institutions comprising Nigeria, Ghana and Conseil Regional de L’Epargne Publique et des Marches Financiers (CREPMF) made up of: Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Guinea Bissau, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, Burkina Faso, Benin Republic and Niger.

It seeks to foster market integration in the West African sub-region and has a mandate of facilitating cooperation and consultation among Capital Markets in the West African region.

To prudently discuss the theme for this year, specific thematic areas that will be addressed include Access to Finance; Sustainable Finance; Enforcement, Cooperation, and Investor Protection; Investor Education; and Innovative Finance and Technology.

West Africa Securities Regulators Association in collaboration with SEC to hold 2nd edition of WACMaC
Director (Head of the Issuers Department) at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Dr Jacob Aidoo.

“What we are seeking to do is to enable citizens and market operators in these countries to be able to operate and buy shares and securities in other countries within the subregion. We want to integrate the markets,” Director (Head of the Issuers Department) at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Dr Jacob Aidoo noted.

The conference is open to anyone interested in the capital market, investors, financial sector players, etc.

West Africa Securities Regulators Association in collaboration with SEC to hold 2nd edition of WACMaC
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will grace the occasion.

High Profile personalities including his Excellency Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, Director General for SEC Ghana, Rev Ogbarmey Tetteh, President of ECOWAS commission among others, will be gracing the occasion.

West Africa Securities Regulators Association in collaboration with SEC to hold 2nd edition of WACMaC
Dr Jacob Aidoo in a pose with Dorothy Miss Yeboah- Asiamah.

This year’s WACMaC is a paid event. It will cost ₵770 for in-person participation and ₵385 for virtual participants.

 “Participants can register online via: https://wacmac21.sec.gov.gh/about-event/. However, if you are unable to register online you can do so at the Movenpick hotel on the day of the event,” the woman added.

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