The prohibition orders as part an investigation into suspicious trading which appeared to create a false market in China Ding Yi Feng shares leading to an "irrationally high share price".
India’s diamond billionaire, Nirav Modi, has been arrested in London for his alleged role in a $2bn fraud at Punjab National Bank reported last year.
The inaugural enforcement report reveals that MAS issued S$16.8mn in financial penalties and S$698,000 in civil penalties over 18 months.
The consultation follows the government's recent expansion of AFCA’s remit allowing it to handle legacy complaints dating back to 1 January 2008.
The Singapore International Commercial Court has ruled that crypto exchange Quoine was liable for a “breach of contract and breach of trust” by reversing seven trades in April 2017.
The Treasury is proposing legislative amendments to make industry codes of conduct legally enforceable, where contraventions will constitute a breach of the law.
BOCI Securities failed to comply with requirements relating to client profiling, product due diligence, and suitability assessment in its sale and distribution of investment products.
The new rules against market abuse cover market and benchmark manipulation and the misuse of information in markets regulated by the RBI.
Malaysia’s securities regulator has reportedly issued a show-cause notice to Goldman Sachs, assumed to be in connection with the multi-billion dollar 1MDB scandal.
“The sanctions send a strong and clear message to the market that we will not hesitate to hold errant sponsors accountable for their misconduct,” said SFC chief Ashley Alder.