The city's regulator and central bank must introduce guidance and rules more aggressively if they want to show that Hong Kong is committed to green finance, say industry participants.
The Singapore Convention further legitimises mediation as a viable method of cross-border dispute resolution, say Amanda Lees and Eric Chan at Simmons & Simmons.
Sales desks in China, Hong Kong and Singapore all recorded rises in FX trading activity compared to three years earlier. The UK increased its dominance despite Brexit fears.
A recent whitepaper commissioned by Deutsche Bank looks at the need for effective regulations for cross-border data sharing and the ethical use of artificial intelligence.
Outdated systems are preventing one in four Asia Pacific banks from investing in disruptive technologies, says Greg Watson, citing a recent Fenergo survey.
The Chinese securities watchdog updated three draft regulations last week. For investors, it means both opportunity and challenge.
Legislators and industry leaders need to work together to ensure the benefits of innovation do not come at the cost of fairness, choice, and privacy, says Zilliqa co-founder Max Kantelia.
Though a European regulation, SRD II will directly impact Asian intermediaries and hundreds of billions of euros in assets held by APAC investors, says Demi Derem at Broadridge.
Regulation Asia sat down with DTCC's Oliver Williams to talk about how trade reporting regulation has evolved in Asia, and what to expect next.