Despite its recent Federal Court loss, ASIC was right to appeal the dismissal of its responsible lending case against Westpac, says bank conduct specialist Dr Andy Schmulow.
SGX RegCo's Boon Gin Tan and Michael Tang discuss the social aspects that issuers should consider describing in their sustainability reports in the context of COVID-19.
Drawing from the Fraud Triangle Theory, Alvarez & Marsal's Chris Fordham discusses how the current crisis has created a perfect storm for fraud and misconduct.
Increasingly, leaders along all Three Lines of Defence are being held personally accountable for misconduct that takes place on their watch, says Stephen Scott at Starling.
The automation of markets enables a wider movement towards valuing companies on their moral contributions to society as much as their ability to maximise profitability, says HKEX’s Adam Wielowieyski.
Grace Chong at global law firm Simmons & Simmons JWS analyses the key points of MAS’ proposed Guidelines on Environmental Risk Management, and sets out the key practical steps to be taken.
Once signed into law, the Act will authorise the use of sanctions against individuals, entities and financial institutions in response to China's new national security law for Hong Kong.
Financial markets are still reeling from the regulatory implications of HSBC’s support for China’s national security law in Hong Kong, says Peter Guy.
Covid-19 has kickstarted a rush to digitisation. Changes not expected for another 5-10 years will now be seen over the next 18 months, says Fenergo's Greg Watson.