Statement jointly issued by three government agencies says trading cryptocurrency without a licence is illegal, without defining licensing process or requirements.
The six month transition period put in place in December 2017 to allow firms to obtain LEIs to comply with MIFID will end on 2 July 2018, as ESMA rules out any extensions in a new statement.
Cambodia’s securities regulator has started accepting applications for licences for fund managers, distributors, administrators, trustees, among other CIS-related activities.
BOT and Japan FSA agreement sets out process they will follow to foster greater cooperation for information sharing, on-site visits, supervisory colleges and crisis management.
CDX has signed a cooperation agreement with JFX to boost derivatives trading in Cambodia; securities regulator set to issue more derivatives trading licences.
New RSRCHXchange survey reveals non-European fund managers negative about unbundling requirements, while recognising positive impact for investors; impact expected to be felt Asia within 2-4 years.
Though uncertainty remains on when LIBOR migration is really going to be due, the earlier the banks set this in motion, the lower the execution risk and cost in the long run. This article highlights the local benchmarking effort in...
S&P Global Ratings cites economic activity, fiscal policy, low credit risks, stringent regulation and favourable operating environment for well-capitalised banks.
Industry group focuses on nine AML/KYC areas, largely drawn from industry consensus of best practices currently applied by members in Hong Kong and Singapore.
Commodities regulator reportedly introducing futures trading in crypto even as Indonesia’s financial services regulator continues to bar financial firms from trading in any crypto-based instruments.