Top officials at Australia’s largest banks are reiterating their calls for the Financial System Inquiry to consider the cost of imposing higher capital requirements on banks to counter systemic risks.
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has clarified the role of credit licensees in lending to clients under a new guidelines it published recently.
South Korea's central bank has designated 12 banks as market makers for direct yuan-won transactions, which open mid next month.
New Zealand’s Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith has confirmed the approval of the second phase of the Financial Markets Conduct Act, which covers additional rules on disclosures and issuance of financial products.
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Banks in Asia-Pacific are strengthening accountability regarding risk roles and responsibilities and are boosting communication about risk expectations driven in part by tougher bank regulations, international accounting firm EY says.
Singapore Exchange is relaxing rules for secondary-listed companies to encourage more listings in the southeast Asian city.
Clearing houses in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore have received a go-ahead from the European Commission to clear standardised OTC derivatives for EU-based banks and other market participants as part of reforms in the global derivatives market.
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission is lobbying for expanded powers to receive telecommunications data from law enforcement bodies to fight financial crime.