Moody's says problem loan coverage has improved for many APAC banks, offsetting overall declines in CET1 ratios as a result of IFRS 9.
The new standards complement the ASEAN Green Bond Standards introduced last year. A new framework also announced will facilitate cross-border movement of investment advisers.
Malaysia needs to be on par with global legislation on data protection such as GDPR, said Minister Gobind Singh Deo at a recent conference.
The US and Luxembourg join a string of international jurisdictions that have agreed to cooperate with ASIC in the development of their fintech and regtech sectors.
Securities Commission has liberalised its framework for retail investment in bond and sukuk products, effective from 11 October.
The KYC process has become increasingly complex, with rising costs, onerous processes and a skills shortage presenting challenges for compliance staff, says an Accuity report.
Osaka Exchange demonstrates the attributes of an established, organised exchange which is subject to continued oversight by regulators, the CFTC said.
The challenges GDPR introduces around Cross Border Data Transfers are not necessarily new problems. They do however make an existing problem just a bit more complicated.
MAS and Korea's FSC have signed an agreement to provide regulatory support to fintech firms from either country looking to expand in the other.
Controversy relates to a land purchase by BNM; proceeds used by government to partly settle debt owed by troubled state fund 1MDB.