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Taiwan has been dropped from a watchlist of Asia-Pacific jurisdictions deemed to have inadequate anti-money laundering controls, a senior official said on Wednesday, 26 July, adding that the move...
七月 2017
Asia's private banking sector is one main area where the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") will see the biggest impact, said consultants.  MiFID II is a EU...
五月 2017
The launch of the manager-in-charge ("MIC") regime in Hong Kong in two weeks has sparked concerns about whether other Asian jurisdictions will introduce similar rules. The MIC regime...
四月 2017
Asian banks are far from ready for implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standard 9 ("IFRS9") unless local banking regulators are able to ascertain how impairment will be treated...
三月 2017
Over-the-counter derivatives markets in Asia will see a number of significant rule implementations this year as the scope of mandatory clearing and reporting continues to expand. Geopolitical...
一月 2017
Trade-based money laundering ("TBML") continues to be a growing concern to the Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") and regulators in Asia, a consultant said. Enhanced due diligence ("EDD") on...
一月 2017
Expatriate investors in Asia have lost hundreds of millions of dollars through UK-listed life insurance companies whose offshore subsidiaries and financial adviser "agents" were neither registered...
一月 2017
Regulators in the major Asia-Pacific financial centres will continue their supervisory focus on trade-based money laundering in the year ahead, officials said. Authorities in Singapore and Hong...
一月 2017
Singapore has proposed new rules that would require investors to report short sales of shares – a further sign authorities are stepping up scrutiny of investors who take a negative view on...
十二月 2016
The alignment of interests between central counterparty clearing houses and market participants, the suitability of recovery tools and determining when a resolution authority should step in are the...
十一月 2016
The new requirement to post variation margin for non-centrally cleared derivatives is expected to present significant challenges to financial institutions, particularly the sell side, which may lack...
十一月 2016
Chi-X Japan, the Tokyo-based share trading platform owned by Chi-X Asia Pacific, is set to launch an anonymous off-exchange market known as a "dark pool" in a bid to grab more business from the Tokyo...
十月 2016
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's ("BCBS") newly-proposed methodology for calculating risk-weighted assets for credit, market and operational risks will increase banks' overall capital...
十月 2016
Regulators are limited in how far they can accommodate FinTech innovations by the legislation they operate under, said Philippa Allen, chief executive of consultancy ComplianceAsia. FinTech...
九月 2016
Trade financing and dual-use goods will be an area of heightened regulatory focus across the Asia-Pacific region in coming years as governments take a harder line on money laundering, terrorist...
九月 2016
In recent years, international arbitration has emerged as a high-growth area for the litigation funding industry. All the major funders now have international arbitration cases in their portfolios,...
九月 2016
The beginning of the phase-in period for collecting and posting margin against non-centrally cleared derivatives trades will prove challenging for financial institutions in Asia, the Thomson Reuters...
九月 2016
As regulators across the Asia-Pacific region embrace the concept of technology sandboxes they need to ensure that they do not create a "free for all" that undermines fundamental regulatory principles...
七月 2016
Singapore is rushing to reinvent itself as Asia's financial technology, or FinTech, hub to fend off a regulatory threat to its wealth management industry and revive a sluggish economy. State...
七月 2016
適逢環太平洋律師協會於馬來西亞吉隆坡舉行第26屆年會及會議,香港律師會於4月15 日舉辦了以「香港『走出去』:無國界貿易和投資環境」為題的午宴。 是次午宴吸引了80位外地代表出席。在午宴上,時任理事會成員李超華律師介紹了香港法律制度的獨特之處,而前任會長王桂壎律師與嘉賓分享在香港營商的優勢。最後,對外事務常務委員會委員羅睿德律師解釋香港作為國際仲裁地方的好處。...
六月 2016