Hong Kong’s financial regulator is looking into the loan exposure of Taiwanese banks to mainland Chinese companies and has launched an onsite probe into the matter.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has returned S$10 billion ($8 billion) in fines it levied on 19 banks connected to the rigging of financial benchmarks and foreign exchange.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has released a guide for banks and other deposit-taking institutions on sound risk management practices for residential mortgage lending.
Top officials at Australia’s largest banks are reiterating their calls for the Financial System Inquiry to consider the cost of imposing higher capital requirements on banks to counter systemic risks.
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has clarified the role of credit licensees in lending to clients under a new guidelines it published recently.
South Korea's central bank has designated 12 banks as market makers for direct yuan-won transactions, which open mid next month.
New Zealand’s Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith has confirmed the approval of the second phase of the Financial Markets Conduct Act, which covers additional rules on disclosures and issuance of financial products.
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Banks in Asia-Pacific are strengthening accountability regarding risk roles and responsibilities and are boosting communication about risk expectations driven in part by tougher bank regulations, international accounting firm EY says.