Individual traders at Citigroup, Barclays, RBS, JP Morgan and MUFG exchanged sensitive information and coordinated spot FX trading strategies through online chatrooms.
Charges were laid against Cho Kwai Chee, a former director of Convoy Global Holdings, one of the companies said to be at the centre of the so-called 'enigma network'.
India’s National Stock Exchange has fined 250 firms for non-compliance with its listing obligations and disclosure requirements.
South Korea's FSC has fined four local brokerages for holding accounts belonging to Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee under other people's names.
The SFC has found brokers that are failing to comply with the expected standards on client facilitation, and plans to take action against both individuals and firms.
The proposals raise internal dispute resolution standards at financial firms, and introduce mandatory data reporting to help make complaints handling performance more transparent.
A Hua Nan Commercial Bank adviser allegedly withdrew money from client accounts and made loans in their names, before diverting the funds to a company operated by her relatives.
Two former representatives of Jefferies Singapore colluded to trade against their firm using privileged information, representing 'deceptive conduct' which contravenes the SFA.
Four deputy presidents and the head of one of Fuxing's subsidiaries have been detained for illegal fundraising activities, following charges brought against the group's chairman last July.
61% of the survey respondents said there is too little personal accountability in ASEAN’s financial sector, compared to just 16% who believe there is too much.