Nomura Holdings has released a 19-point code of conduct for its employees following information leaks that subjected the firm to regulatory action.
The IMF also came out in support of the government’s policies to boost the economy, safeguard financial stability, and combat money laundering and terrorism financing.
The ban on unsolicited cold-call sales of direct life and consumer credit insurance follows a A$700,000 penalty against CBA's CommInsure for hawking offences.
Among other measures, the FSC said that it would promote the use of regulatory sandboxes to produce at least 100 cases of innovative financial services by March 2020.
Investors were encouraged to roll superannuation monies into a self-managed super fund to invest - by way of a loan - in an unregistered scheme operated a former AMP adviser.
Mainland investors' profits made through Stock Connect and the MRF scheme will be exempt from income tax until 31 December 2022.
The decision was made to relieve the regulatory cost burden on the securities and futures industry, taking into account the "current challenging market environment".
Regulation Asia spoke to Haytham Kaddoura and Mark Taylor at SmartStream Technologies to understand the latest developments in digital payments and how firms can stay ahead.
Domestic brokerages Phillip Securities and iFAST prepare to draw up applications digital banking licence to fend off competition from foreign entrants and domestic banks expanding into brokerage business.
ASIC’s survey of 25 superannuation funds found that close to half of them followed best interest duty rules in the provision of financial advice to members.