In accordance with Sections 6 and 19 of the Securities Act 2012, the Commission must co-operate with International and Domestic bodies as outlined below:
- Co-operate with and provide assistance to regulatory authorities in Trinidad and Tobago, or elsewhere.
- Co-operate with other jurisdictions in the development of a fair and efficient securities industry.
- Consult, co-operate with and provide information to the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, the Financial Intelligence Unit, any other regulatory agency or any other entity in Trinidad and Tobago in order to minimize duplication of effort and to maximize the protection of investors.
- Co-operate with, provide information to and receive information from any of the following entities, in Trinidad and Tobago or elsewhere:
- other securities or financial regulatory authorities, exchanges, clearing agencies, self-regulatory bodies or organizations, law enforcement agencies and other government agencies or regulatory authorities; and
- any person, other than an employee of the Commission, who acts on behalf of, or provides services to the Commission.
- The Commission may enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Stock Exchange or any other agency referred to in Section 19, subsection (1) in furtherance of the purposes of this Act or any matter under this Act.
- The Commission may enter into a memorandum of understanding with any agency of a foreign government, foreign securities regulator, other regulatory body which regulates the financial services industry or any international association of securities regulators in furtherance of the purposes of this Act or any matter under this Act.
- The Commission may co-operate with and participate in the work of national, regional or international organisations dealing with the regulation of the securities industry.