CFT

Combating the Financing of Terrorism

ABS

Asset Backed Securities

ACCA

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

ADGM

Abu Dhabi Global Market

AG

Attorney General

AGM

Annual General Meeting

AML

Anti-Money Laundering

ASIC

Australian Securities and Investment Commission

BMA

Bond Market Association

BMSC

Bond Market Steering Committee

CBK

Central Bank of Kenya

CCP

Central Counter Party

CDSC

Central Depository & Settlement Corporation Limited

CFT

Combating the Financing of Terrorism

CISI

Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment

CMA

Capital Markets Authority

CMI

Capital Markets Infrastructure Project

CMMP

Capital Markets Master Plan

COG

Champion of Governance

COMEX

Commodities Exchange

CPD

Continuous Professional Development

CPSS

Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems

CSCS Nigeria

Central Securities Clearing System Limited Nigeria

CSD

Central Securities Depository

DCI

Directorate of Criminal Investigation

DMA

Direct Market Access

DR

Depository Receipt

DTA

Double Taxation Agreements

DVP

Delivery Versus Payment

EAC

East African Community

EASEA

East African Securities Exchange Association

EASRA

East African Securities Regulatory Authorities

EMBI

Emerging Market Bond Index

ETF

Exchange Traded Fund

FATF

Financial Action Task Force

FRC

Financial Reporting Centre

FS

Financial Services

FSA

Financial Sector Authority

FSC

Financial Supervisory Commission

FSD Kenya

Financial Sector Development Kenya

FSRA

Financial Services Regulatory Authority

FSSP

Financial Sector Support Programme

FY

Financial Year

GDR

Global Depository Receipt

GDR/N

Global Depository Receipts/Notes

GEMS

Growth Enterprise Market Segment

GMRA

Global Master Repurchase Agreement

GSMM

Government Securities Market Makers

IC

Implementation Committee

ICPAK

Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya

ICPSK

Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya

IFAAS

Islamic Finance Advisory & Assurance Services

IFC

International Finance Corporation

IFCC

Islamic Finance Consultative Committee

IFIAR

International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators

IFSB

Islamic Finance Services Board

IFSB

Islamic Financial Services Board

IFSC

Islamic Finance Steering Committee

INCEIF

International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance

IOSCO

International Organization of Securities Commissions

IRA

Insurance Regulatory Authority

J.P Morgan Index

John Pierpont?Morgan Index

KASIB

Kenya Association of Stockbrokers and Investment Banks

KDR

Kenya Depositary Receipt

KICD

Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development

KRA

Kenya Revenue Authority

KWS

Kenya Wildlife Service

LN

Legal Notice

LSE

London Stock Exchange

LSK

Law Society of Kenya

MAC

Monetary Affairs Committee

MMOU

Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MSCI

Morgan Stanley Capital International

NIFC

Nairobi International Finance Centre

NIFCA

Nairobi International Financial Center Authority

NIFCA Act

Nairobi International Financial Centre Act No. 25 of 2017

NSC

National Steering Committee

NSE

Nairobi Securities Exchange

NT

National Treasury

OECD

Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

OTC

Over the Counter

PFMA

Public Finance Management Act

PGN

Policy Guidance Note

PMO

Project Management Office

PS

Permanent Secretary

Q1

Quarter 1

Q4

Quarter 4

RBA

Retirement Benefits Authority

REIT

Real Estate Investment Trusts

RFP

Request for Proposal

RTGS

Real Time Gross Settlement

RTWG

Regional Technical Working Group

SACCO

Savings and Credit Co-0perative

SASRA

SACCO Societies Regulatory Authority

SC

Steering Committee

SCAC

State Corporation Advisory Committee

SCFEA

Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

SEC

Securities and Exchange Commission

SLB

Securities Lending and Borrowing

SPV

Special Purpose Vehicle/Entity

SRO

Self-Regulatory Organization

TOR

Terms of Reference

TRACE

OECD's Treaty Relief and Compliance Enhancement

UFAA

Unclaimed Financial Assets Authority

VAT

Value Added Tax

WFE

World Federation of Exchanges

WG

Working Group

WG1

Working Group 1

WG2

Working Group 2

WG3

Working Group 3

WG4

Working Group 4

WRS

Warehouse Receipt System