CSDR's Settlement Discipline Regime could expose Asian firms to settlement failure penalties on their trades with EU counterparties, writes DTCC's Matt Johnson.
A CBSL scheme announced in April to drive inward remittances and investment may risk Sri Lanka falling back into the FATF's grey list, says Duruthu Chandrasekera.
Douglas Arner explains how Bitcoin, Libra, China's digital currency project, and Covid-19 have each played a role in catalysing what will be a fundamental reorientation of monetary and payment systems.
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.
A coherent global response and unifying standards are needed to tackle illegal wildlife trade and environmental crime. Financial institutions have a crucial role to play.
As regulators seek ways to protect domestic assets during this economic downturn, experts from Deloitte, BlackRock and AxiomSL outlined common-sense advice on how to handle rapid regulatory change.
Vietnam’s banking sector must take radical steps to adopt international capital rules, reporting requirements and trading practices, says Francois Denimal at FIS.
Nick Turner at Steptoe & Johnson discusses how sanctions could be imposed against Hong Kong. While current signs point to a limited US response, it’s best to be prepared.
Managing KYC risk assessment in a sea of increasingly complex data sets calls for smart automated solutions to manage alerts.
Amid US-China posturing, Hong Kong is emerging as a safe port for China’s corporate refugees – but there are powerful reasons for at least some of these ADRs to stay where they are.