Bangladesh's securities regulator has spoken out about upcoming rule amendments which will make stakeholders more accountable to investors.
The Stockbrokers Association of Australia has warned that proposals to increase industry funding of the corporate regulator may impose greater costs on brokerage firms, prompting more industry rationalisation and stifling innovation.
Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking public comments on draft amendments to underwriting rules, which seek to promote flexibility and prevent conflicts of interest.
Nepal Rastra Bank – the country’s central bank – will be the sole regulator for banks and financial institutions under the new constitution unveiled on Sunday.
China is considering an innovative plan to allow QDIIs to launch funds which can invest in securities both at home and abroad.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has released a consultation package proposing to either streamline or cease the Points of Presence statistics and data collection.
Australia's major banks are closing accounts of bitcoin companies, citing compliance risks resulting from tougher anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing rules.
The Australian government is requesting comment from the public on small amount credit contract laws to ensure that the regulatory framework strikes the right balance between consumers and lenders.
The securities laws amendments will to facilitate innovative fundraising structures, enhance investor protection, clarify responsibilities of issuers and advisers, and expand supervisory powers.