Banks will face challenging conditions in 2019 due to moderating economic growth, slowing credit expansion and US-China trade tensions, but have adequate buffers against growing risks.
South Korea's FSC and FSS have jointly become the 10th member of IOSCO's EMMoU, which enables cross-border sharing of audit papers and telecommunications and internet records.
ICO issuers and digital asset exchanges will be regulated by the Securities Commission and subject to AML/CTF guidelines, as well as BNM laws and regulations relating to payments.
SFM HK Management Ltd, owned by New York's Soros Fund Management, was fined HK$1.5mn for short selling Great Wall Motors bonus shares before they were available for trading.
The launch has reportedly been delayed in connection with a Brexit parliamentary vote and a lack of clarity from Chinese regulators on technical issues.
G20 nations have signed a joint declaration calling for regulation of crypto assets to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.
SWIFT gpi pre-validation service will ensure preventable errors and omissions are corrected before initial payment instructions are sent, reducing delays and costs for banks.
Starting in January 2019, the RBI will reduce the SLR holding requirement by 25 basis points every quarter until it reaches 18% in April 2020.
The move to unify regulation of the bond markets under one authority is aimed at improving the overall regulatory system and preventing systemic risk.
The report identifies, describes and compares the range of observed bank, regulatory and supervisory cyber-resilience practices across jurisdictions.