The Securities Exchange Board of India has released a circular with detailed corporate governance norms for listed companies providing stricter disclosures and protection of investor rights,
Indonesia’s Financial Service Authority is launching an online reporting system in June that will allow listed companies to submit various reports to the authority with ease.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) governments are seeking views on a proposal that will facilitate cross border issuing of managed investment funds within makers of key member economies.
The Financial Services Commission plans to improve the corporate financing environment by promoting initial public offerings (IPOs) and invigorating the moribund local capital market.
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority said it is relaxing banking rules to give mutually owned authorised deposit-taking institutions more scope to fund their growth.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has issued a new guideline that limits how much business banks can do with each other to contain fallout should one of the banks fail.
Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority will issue a new regulation later this year that will tighten monitoring of financial conglomerates.
Hong Kong is ready for Islamic bonds following the establishment of a tax framework that supports sukuk issuance, and as the government further develops a market for such bonds in the territory with the debut of a government sukuk.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) is offering new incentives to boost liquidity on the exchange as it introduced revised securities market fees, particularly clearing, transfer and onward settlement fees, with effect from June 1.
The Securities and Futures Commission and the China Securities Regulatory Commission have given their go-ahead to the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect program.