As compliance deadlines continue to stack up, Dev Bhudia of GoldenSource explains why the data scientist is playing an increasingly vital role in ensuring financial institutions avoid heavy fines.
Taiwan's top financial regulator said it will relax rules governing the business scope of Taiwanese securities firms' offshore securities units (OSU), in a move that could boost its stock market and wealth management sector.
While large banks in Asia have long since developed sophisticated solutions for measuring and hedging CVA, many of the buyside and regional banks are not compliant with IFRS 13 standards.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has consulted the industry on a series of reforms to Singapore’s real estate investment trust (REIT) market that relaxes investment rules and imposes measures that safeguard interest of investors.
The Securities and Futures Commission has warned against inaccurate reports and late filing on short positions, noting that a contravention of rules without a reasonable excuse may constitute a criminal offence.
Most Asia-Pacific companies which trade securities on European platforms were not prepared for a shorter settlement cycle that took effect in Europe on October 6, a study showed.
South Korean regulators plan to give financial companies more autonomy in their choice of security programs for online payment systems to boost trade over the Internet.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore is seeking industry views on legislations that will raise the standards and professionalism of the financial advisory (FA) industry, and encourage greater efficiency in the distribution of life insurance and investment products.
Australian Securities & Investment Commission chair Greg Medcraft has been elected a second term as chairman of the board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions.
A growing appetite for derivative products in APAC is having an effect on market structure.