The Listing Department is part of the Market Regulation division. It provides services to enable the listing of securities and supervises listed companies to ensure that their information disclosure complies with The Stock Exchange of Thailand ( SET) regulations.
The department's vision is pro-active supervision, understanding the business of firms involved and adhering to principles of fair play. Thus, its supervision follows the intent of SET regulations, knowing the characteristics of the listed firms.
The department's main objective is to encourage information disclosure that meets standards, thus facilitating good corporate governance and enabling the equal rights of shareholders and related parties. Achieving this goal will motivate investors to have confidence in investing through SET and support long-term funding in Thailand .
The department's scope of work is as follows:
1. Analyzing, considering the extent to which securities of a given firm complies with listing rules and coordinating with related parties to facilitate listing.
2. Coordinating, monitoring and advising on information disclosure and on staying listed, so that firms and related parties can understand and comply with the related SET regulations, and investors can receive information that is correct, timely, and complete. The Listing Department is also provides seminars and distributes manuals on information disclosure. In addition, it arranges hearings for listed firms to discuss in problem implementation of SET rules to get benefits from listing status.
3. Analyzing, following up on financial status and operations, monitoring listing qualifications of companies, providing guidelines for firms facing operational problems, and supervising companies violating SET rules. These activities are to ensure that all listed companies meet high management standards, with good corporate governance, to strengthen the confidence of shareholders and other stakeholders in investment in Thailand .
In order to ensure active, fair and orderly securities trading and provide investors with prompt access to information, The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) requires that all listed companies comply with those rules that ensure the accurate, adequate, and timely distribution of data needed for investment decision-making. In addition, firms must maintain transparent and reliable management systems, and treat all investors and shareholders fairly and equitably. SET's oversight of these activities supervises listed firms fairly in line with the spirit of the regulations.