ASIC's plan to embed its own staff as officers at major Australian banks will affect risk taking and how the Australian public is served by the financial services industry.
Companies and their staff need cyber training and education to ensure they are aware of the need to protect customer information at all times, and in particular, of the reputational and business interruption risks of having cyber incidents, says Willis Towers...
Enhancements to DTCC's Global Trade Repository service in Singapore will support the MAS's next phase of derivatives trade reporting requirements, as well as improve usability and reduce complexity for users.
If banks are serious about avoiding future fines and losses, the solution lies first and foremost in developing a robust risk culture across the entire organisation.
Stricter regulations are intended to limit abuses, improve government oversight and allow the entry of foreign enterprises for the first time. But, a more comprehensive framework is needed to manage systemic risk posed by the sector’s rise.
The Chinese government has allowed unregulated online participants to innovate and grow in a sector traditionally dominated by state banks. Systemic risk has increased by not imposing strict and comprehensive regulatory regimes.
New report by Oliver Wyman says firms should start developing new non-LIBOR products and managing down LIBOR exposures; those that do not act quickly in anticipation of the transition will increase risks and costs.
Directly fining banks for the misdeeds of former executives has proven to be unproductive. Yet, determining personal liability for individual bank officers continues to be an elusive and difficult task.
P2P platform failures due to liquidity shortfalls have crippled a key source of retail credit for consumers and small businesses. The future of P2P lending in China. Regulators need to play a more dominant role in this growing and unruly...
Better support and regulation for Shariah-compliant fintech will serve to boost the Islamic finance industry, increasing the share of Islamic banks in Indonesia’s financial services sector and ultimately making it more competitive.