HARARE – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe has extended the deadline for submission of audited 2020 financial statements from 31 March to June 30, an official SECZIM notice has said. This was a result of strict lockdown measures imposed on the country effective January 5, 2021, leading to a disruption of business operations in Zimbabwe.
Below is an official notice from SECZIM on the submission deadline extension.
NOTICE TO SECURITIES MARKET INTERMEDIARIES (SMIs) ON SUBMISSION OF 2020
AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe (SECZ) hereby extends the
deadline for submission of 2020 audited financial statements from 31 March to 30 June
2021, following the announcement of stricter lockdown measures effective 5 January
2021 which disrupted the audits of Securities Market Intermediaries financial
The audited financial statements should be directed to email@example.com on or
before 30 June 2021 and hard copies should be delivered to SECZ offices during
normal business hours. Please note that no further extension shall be provided and as
such penalties shall apply for financial statements submitted after 30 June 2021 as per
Please be guided accordingly.
For and on behalf of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe
Chief Executive Officer
18 March 2021