HKEX and SFC recently decided to admit dual class share listings, but reject a start-up board. Their decisions will change key regulatory principles.
FSB’s recent paper on artificial intelligence and machine learning reveal how far we are from managing its unknown effects on financial markets.
Look beyond the lurid financial gossip and the Paradise Papers show how technology is opening the banking system to scrutiny.
Calls for EU wide deposit insurance are supposed to herald banking union. But regulatory enforcement, national policies and financial technology stand in the way.
Abandoning plans for third board and allowing main board dual-class shares do nothing to support start-ups or attempts to reinvent HK economy.
Commercial and central banks are urgently trying to vault ahead of bitcoin, fearful the technology could overtake them.
Artificial intelligence might not harm humans, but humans can go to jail for the actions of bad robots.
WhatsApp et al have widened a grey area in compliance rival financial messaging services are trying to exploit.
Asian exchanges and regulators need to learn the latest lesson about how multiple share structures can be abused, and stopped.
The power struggle between HKEX and the SFC is over. The ultimate outcome is still uncertain.