A former baseball star and member of Japan’s Parliament was allowed to continue trading derivatives despite persistent margin shortfalls over about 9 months.
ASIC says last month’s federal court’s ruling in favour of Westpac creates uncertainty as to what is required for a lender to comply with its loan assessment obligations.
Voice recording was inadvertently not enabled on some private banking service lines, resulting in over 5,800 client order instructions not being tape-recorded.
AUSTRAC says Compass Global Holdings failed to report international funds transfers between 2018 and 2019.
The Securities Appellate Tribunal cited a lack of evidence against PwC, and said SEBI had no jurisdiction to impose the ban in the first place.
ASIC says the terms in Bank of Queensland and Bendigo and Adelaide Bank loan contracts could cause detriment to small businesses.
Publicising enforcement actions gives the community confidence that financial institutions are being held to account when they do the wrong thing, said APRA deputy chair John Lonsdale.
“In response ... all relevant regulatory agencies should take targeted prudential supervision measures … and carry out administrative punishment according to law,” the CBIRC said.
Since the Anti-Scam Centre was set up in June, DBS, OCBC and UOB have frozen 815 bank accounts and recovered S$840,000 in scam-related losses.
In its four-year corporate plan, APRA identifies four areas of strategic focus, including to improve cyber-resilience and governance standards in the financial sector.