CEFC Shanghai Securities Co used its own and client funds to provide financing to its parent and other affiliated companies for purchasing and leasing properties.
For ban follows a February 2018 conviction, where the former responsible officer was sentenced to 45 months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay HK$6.4mn to Deutsche Bank AG in restitution.
The MAS penalty follows similar action taken against UBS by the Hong Kong SFC to penalise the bank and demand compensation for clients that were overcharged over a ten-year period.
The FSB says it plans to consult on new guidance on evaluating the adequacy of a CCP’s resolution resources, and challenges still remain on aspects of G-SIB resolvability.
APAC’s data intensive regulatory environment is making it increasingly important for banks to adopt a strategic data framework, say Swati Kothari and Jackielou Imperial at Wolters Kluwer.
The first consultation sets out adjustments to Pillar 3 templates to reflect the revised market risk framework; the second consults on voluntary disclosure templates for banks' sovereign exposures.
The global framework comprises an enhanced set of supervisory policy measures and powers of intervention, along with an annual IAIS global monitoring exercise.
The trial will make use of tokenised securities and smart contracts over a permissioned ledger to streamline bond issuance and servicing workflows.
The KYC Utility project was shelved last year after the setup costs were deemed to be too high. This time, the MAS will look at “less costly” technology architecture.