China’s Securities Regulator Launches Investor Protection Team


The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) is launching a new authority to focus on investor protection.

CSRC announced that it has established the investor protection work leadership team (投资者保护工作领导小组) as part of efforts to further strengthen the the co-ordination of investor protection work and “set a firm foundation for the establishment of a standardised, transparent, open, vital and resilient capital market.”

CSRC chair Yi Huiman (易会满) will serve as head of the investor protection work team, while CSRC vice-chair Yan Qingmin (阎庆民) will serve as deputy head.