Customers opening new bank accounts will no longer be required to visit bank offices in person
Time for financial institutions and regulators across Asia-Pacific to examine how Financial Instrument Global Identifiers can help with risk management, regulatory reporting and data management.
In a push to monitor money laundering in the banking system, Hong Kong regulators have asked banks to look into customer’s filings to see if they’re paying their dues.
Australian banks’ lending for investment properties has tightened after regulators cautioned against aggressively funding the sector.
To allow for easier fund-raising and investor exits, India’s capital market regulator plans to exempt start-ups that plan to sell shares to the public through the proposed alternative capital-raising platform from the mandatory promoters’ holding lock-in period.
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has banned individual investors from trading in dark pools as a result of industry consultation on how to improve regulation of the alternative trading venue.
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is seeking industry views on a plan that will eventually see its more than 800 listed companies implement sustainability reporting on a “comply or explain’ basis.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) chairman Wayne Byres warns that authorities will step up scrutiny and monitoring of banks that will continue to lend aggressively to the housing sector.
Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission has launched an initiative aimed at strengthening the fundamentals of Taiwan’s financial institutions.
The Financial Supervisory Commission has unveiled a new plan that encourages more mergers and acquisitions in Taiwan’s financial industry.