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Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC) is the only depository in Pakistan



CDC’s eServices – introduction of eDividend facility

With the promulgation of the Companies Act 2017, it has become mandatory for all listed companies to process their dividends electronically and under SECP’s recently promulgated ‘The Companies (Distribution of Dividends) Regulations 2017’, every listed company is required to provide the details of cash dividends including calculation of dividend amount, tax and zakat deductions etc….


CEO-CDC selected Vice Chairman of ACG Executive Committee

Mr. Aftab Ahmad Diwan (CEO – CDC) selected Vice Chairman of Executive Committee of Asia Pacific Central Securities Depository Group (ACG).


CDC awarded IPO Market Innovation Award – 2016/2017

Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC) was awarded the IPO Market Innovation Award-2016/2017 at SAFE PSX Pakistan IPO SUMMIT 2017, held in Lahore, in recognition of its efforts to develop and implement the Centralized eIPO System (CES).

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Australian High Commissioner visits CDC in November 2016

A delegation from The Australian High Commission in Islamabad recently visited the head office of the Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited in Karachi.


CDC hosts dinner in honour of Mr. Mushtaq Chhapra in September 2016

Central Depository Company hosted a dinner in the honour of Mr. Mushtaq Chhapra, Chairman – The Citizens Foundation (TCF). Mr. Chhapra has recently been conferred the prestigious civil award, ‘Sitara-e-Imtiaz’


CDC, SECP organize Investor Awareness Seminar in Abbottabad in May 2016

On May 21, 2016, Central Depository Company (CDC), in collaboration with all partner entities of Abbottabad Sarmayakari Markaz (ASM) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), organized a large scale Investor Awareness Seminar in Abbottabad.


CDC organizes Pakistan Investor Days in Dubai in March 2016

Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited in collaboration with Auerbach Grayson & Company (AGCO) organized Pakistan Investor Days,

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CDC awarded IPO Market Innovation Award (7-11-2017)

16 November

CDC makes it mandatory for Capital Market Investors to provide IBAN (20-10-2017)

20 October

CDC reduces Investor Account Annual Maintenance Fee (04-08-2017)

04 August

SECP approves appointment of Mr. Aftab Ahmed Diwan as CEO of CDC

25 July

Central Depository Company and 1Link sign an agreement for processing of payments for Centralized eIPO system

19 May

Central Depository Company becomes Pakistan’s first ISO 22301 certified company

14 March
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