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.
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.
CSDR's Settlement Discipline Regime could expose Asian firms to settlement failure penalties on their trades with EU counterparties, writes DTCC's Matt Johnson.
Hong Kong markets have continued to operate resiliently, due in large part to the emphasis HKEX places on risk management, says Group Risk Officer John Killian.
Vietnam’s banking sector must take radical steps to adopt international capital rules, reporting requirements and trading practices, says Francois Denimal at FIS.