Malaysia’s Securities Commission has announced a new initiative aimed at driving interest towards the development of financial technology sector.
Regulators in Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand have jointly issued a handbook to streamline the review framework for cross-border equity and debt securities offerings in ASEAN.
The Taiwan Stock Exchange is open to exploring setting up a stock-trading link with Malaysia if Bursa Malaysia is interested.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has outlined Singapore's anti-money laundering regime, reiterating its commitment to safeguarding its financial system.
Bursa Malaysia has on introduced enhancements to listing requirements for its ACE Market in a bid to incentivise more small and medium enterprises to list.
The Securities Commission Malaysia has liberalised its rules governing the fund management industry by allowing the establishment of boutique fund management companies through a more facilitative structure.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has said it is cooperating with Malaysian authorities in a probe into allegations of almost $700 million being transferred into the personal accounts of Prime Minister Najib Razak.
Indonesian regulators are promoting new sharia-compliant financial tools and considering easing foreign ownership limits for domestic Islamic banks.
Under Malaysia’s Securities Commission's new framework wholesale products can be launched once the required information is lodged via its online submission system.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has approved a four-member sharia advisory board to oversee Islamic financial products in the country.