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Encyclopedia > China Securities Regulatory Commission

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (zh: 中国证券监督管理委员会) is an institution of the State Council of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It is the main regulator for the mainland of the PRC. The State Council (国务院, pinyin: Guówùyuàn), which is largely synonymous with the Central Peoples Government (中央人民政府), is the chief administrative authority of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The highlighted area in the map is what is commonly known as mainland China. Mainland China (Simplified Chinese: 中国大陆; Traditional Chinese: 中國大陸; pinyin: Zhōnggúo Dàlù; literally The Chinese Massive Landmass or Continental China) is an informal (disputed — see talk page) geographical term which is usually synonymous with the area...

Its functions are similar to that of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the United States. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, commonly referred to as the SEC, is the United States governing body which has primary responsibility for overseeing the regulation of the securities industry. ...

Among its responsibilities include:

  • Formulating policies, laws and regulations concerning markets in securities and futures contracts.
  • Overseeing issuing, trading, custody and settlement of equity shares, bonds, investment funds.
  • Supervising listing, trading and settlement of futures contracts; futures exchanges; securities and futures firms.

Security is a type of transferable interest representing financial value. ... In finance, a futures contract is a standardized contract, traded on a futures exchange, to buy or sell a certain underlying instrument at a certain date in the future, at a pre-set price. ...

See also

Financial supervision is government supervision of financial institutions by regulators. ... The Shanghai Stock Exchange is a stock exchange based in Shanghai, China. ... Shenzhen Stock Exchange (深圳交易所) is one of the Peoples Republic of Chinas two stock exchanges. ... The Law of China, for most of the history of China, was rooted in the Confucian philosophy of social control. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

External links

  • Official Web site

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Asia Times Online - News from greater China; Hong Kong and Taiwan (1269 words)
From the beginning, he described the introduction of regulatory commissions as a streamlining of the bureaucracy, but ultimately his goal was to bypass senior leaders and the existing bureaucracy to restore the previously decentralized powers back to the State Council.
The effort to introduce regulatory commissions is dramatic in itself and no doubt catches the attention of foreign investors and political scientists, but it should not be mistaken for an indication of any potential rise of popular participation in the government decision-making process.
The thrust that drives both Zhu and Wen to establish or expand regulatory commissions is similar: to consolidate and strengthen their powers, and secure the continued dominance of the Communist party.
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