Charges were laid against Cho Kwai Chee, a former director of Convoy Global Holdings, one of the companies said to be at the centre of the so-called 'enigma network'.
The SFC has found brokers that are failing to comply with the expected standards on client facilitation, and plans to take action against both individuals and firms.
Rules drafted by the PBOC and SAFE will ease investments in China's fixed income market by creating some interoperability between the QFII/RQFII and CIBM schemes.
Based on recent BCBS/IOSCO guidance, ISDA estimates that regulatory IM preparation can be deferred for upwards of 70-80% of Phase 5 counterparty relationships.
Among the updates are plans to extend trading hours for derivatives products and introduce new interest rate derivatives. HKEX also reportedly plans to shorten IPO settlement to T+1.
Ant Financial, Tencent, ICBC Asia, HKEX, Xiaomi and Ping An are among the backers of the four licence recipients, bringing the total number of virtual banks in Hong Kong to eight.
The measures include the development of a common framework and methodology for banks to assess how 'green' they are, and requirements to meet supervisory targets in this regard.
HKEX is working with the Guangdong government to launch a pilot scheme for LME metals warehousing under the Greater Bay Area project.
Chairman Giancarlo seeks regulatory guidance clarifying that entities with calculated initial margin amounts less than $50mn need not make preparations to exchange initial margin.
The HKMA encourages authorised institutions to adopt the PCPD's Ethical Accountability Framework in the development of fintech products and services.