Code of conduct, which is awaiting approval by ASIC is legally binding in contracts with consumers, bans unsolicited credit card limit increases.
SFC investigation reveals internal control failures resulted in at least 61 regulatory breaches involving short selling, required liquid capital deficit of HKD2 billion.
China securities regulator has issued 206 administrative penalties in 2017, more than $1bn in fines; increasing cooperation with HK SFC.
Bank admits late filing of reports on more than 50,000 deposits into its ATMs, AUSTRAC seeking penalties for individual AML/CTF law breaches.
Bank released from deferred prosecution agreement after meeting its terms; outgoing CEO says AML to remain ‘a top priority’ in 2018.
Judge rejects legal challenge to transfer of documents seized by SFC during execution of a search warrant to the Chinese securities regulator.
Exploring key issues including the status of local subsidiaries, trading venue uncertainty, transaction reporting and more as the deadline looms.
Experts say regulators likely to accept a ‘best efforts’ approach for at least several weeks after MiFID II official implementation deadline.
HK on 'greylist'; Macau, S.Korea, on blacklist with the latter said to operate a ‘harmful preferential tax regime’ for the wealthy, companies.
Securities regulator laid 42 charges in 6 months to end-September this year, up 180% from same period in 2016, but commenced far fewer investigations.