The Palestine Capital Market Authority was established as an autonomous agency by law No.(13) of the year (2004). It is governed by a Board of Directors composed of seven members. Its jurisdiction encompasses securities, insurance, financial mortgage and financial leasing sectors, along with any other non-banking financial institutions. In the past years the PCMA chaired the National Committee for Corporate Governance in Palestine.
During the past years PCMA embarked on a number of projects aimed at improving the internal working environment as well as enhancing the dissemination of information to the public.