Japan and Indonesia have agreed on a local currency settlement deal that will allow the use of the yen and rupiah to settle bilateral trade and direct investment transactions.
Under the proposed rules, a voluntary delisting must be approved by all independent directors and by stockholders owning at least 75 percent of the total outstanding listed shares.
Vietcombank, BIDV, Vietinbank and Agribank are close to minimum capital adequacy requirements and may be forced to stop lending if they are not allowed to increase capital.
The CBSL is inviting software development companies to apply (by 31 December) to help in the development of a proof-of-concept of a shared KYC facility.
The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a set of rules to enable the trading of non-listed companies on a new ATB board.
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.
According to reports, the proposal is backed by three ministries and seeks to ensure greater support for local technology startups and overly indebted SMEs.
Related companies of issuing banks are allowed to underwrite or arrange LTNCTDs, bonds and commercial papers, subject to certain conditions.
The first phase will involve high-level principles on ESG integration. The second will provide granular expectations. The third will cover regulatory incentives.
Currently, 60% of medium- and long-term loans can be financed with short term deposits. This ratio reduces to 40% in January.