The RBI has fined prepaid payment instrument issuers, two US money transfer firms and Yes Bank for non-compliance with regulatory guidelines.
MPF managers are allowed to invest in 40 approved overseas exchanges, but this does not include exchanges in China.
In preparation for this year's FATF review, Japanese banks will reportedly terminate counter services for overseas remittances that bypass bank accounts.
As tax reporting requirements grow increasingly complex, automation is making compliance cheaper, quicker and more efficient, says a new report from Regulation Asia and BearingPoint.
Nine new fintech firms have been approved to enter the FSC's regulatory sandbox, bringing the total number of participating firms to 18.
Following BOC's perpetual bond issuance in January, 10 more Chinese banks have announced plans to issue similar bonds, including ABC, ICBC and CCB.
The CSRC is reexamining February 2017 restrictions on private placements, to address difficulties for listed companies in financing debt roll-over, working capital and expansion.
The move allows SGX to eliminate the heavy-lifting typically involved in infrastructure setup, configuration and management, and instead focus on adding business value.
The new capability will improve transparency, shorten resolution time and reduce manual intervention to resolve issues that arise along the payments chain.
The Derivatives Service Bureau will be the sole issuer of UPI codes and operate the UPI reference data library, facilitating the use of OTC trade reporting data in assessing systemic risk.