The Korea Deposit Insurance Corp will upgrade its risk assessment and monitoring system in 2019 to protect against the credit risks of financial firms.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision seeks to revise leverage ratio disclosure requirements to address arbitrage and window-dressing by banks.editors
Trading and settlement issues will require "a very long period of discussion" to resolve, according to SFC chairman Tim Lui, adding that the focus will shift to enabling ETF cross listings.
China's National Audit Office has reportedly found that five financial institutions concealed a combined $189mn in bad loans by misclassifying them as performing.
Under the existing framework, non-retail funds domiciled in Hong Kong are not exempt from profits tax, unlike their offshore-domiciled counterparts.
The European Commission's draft provides the legal means to grant UK clearinghouses equivalence rights in the EU for 12 months in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Hong Kong is not obliged to enforce unilateral sanctions imposed by individual jurisdictions including the US, a senior official said in regards to Huawei's alleged dealings with Iran.
At its latest board meeting, SEBI approved a plan to allow mutual funds to create segregated portfolios for assets experiencing credit events, among a number of other proposals.
The CCyB will initially be set at 0% but is subject to upward adjustment – up to a maximum of 2.5% – when warranted by systemic conditions.
OTC derivatives participants will be subject to new risk mitigation requirements, as well as conduct requirements for dealings with group affiliates and related parties.