Industry body recommends increasing the deposit limit for new banking entrants, allowing more time to meet the prudential framework.
Yeo Jiawei, a former BSI wealth manager, gets lifetime ban to add to his convictions for 1MDB related money laundering, cheating and witness tampering.
Code of conduct, which is awaiting approval by ASIC is legally binding in contracts with consumers, bans unsolicited credit card limit increases.
Central banks commit to fostering information exchange and cooperation in areas of licensing, on-site examinations, supervisory colleges, crisis management.
Consultation covers raising of minimum capital requirement to HKD10 million, introduction of derivatives use by public funds with enhanced safeguards.
SZSE and LSX to share information, personnel, technology, expertise; financial infrastructure connectivity to facilitate cross-border 'economic corridor'.
SFC investigation reveals internal control failures resulted in at least 61 regulatory breaches involving short selling, required liquid capital deficit of HKD2 billion.
Survey of Bangladesh banks finds two thirds face financial crime; general banking, credit, IT most vulnerable.
China securities regulator has issued 206 administrative penalties in 2017, more than $1bn in fines; increasing cooperation with HK SFC.
Government has made abrupt about turn to legitimize cryptocurrencies by bringing them under greater regulatory purview.