New OECD research has found a strong likelihood of misalignment between the risk profiles of some financial consumers and the riskiness of cryptoassets.
Authorised institutions and SVF licensees should conduct appropriate risk assessments to differentiate the risks of the individual virtual asset service providers they deal with, the HKMA says.
Led by mobile money transfer app operator Viva Republica, the Toss Bank consortium expects to commence operations as an internet-only bank during the first six months of 2021.
The report describes the potential innovations and design questions associated with digital tokens that could be used to settle large-value payments.
Despite Australia having everything needed to be a global RegTech leader, mainstream adoption is being stymied by an equity gap, says new research from the RegTech Association.
Big data is rapidly changing how regulators and law enforcement conduct investigations and build cases, say Jeremy Birch, Peter Jones and Kyle Wombolt at Herbert Smith Freehills.
Japanese banks are looking to use JP Morgan's Interbank Information Network to bolster AML measures because it makes screening of cash recipients faster and more efficient.
Regulation Asia spoke to Andreas Burner at SmartStream Technologies to understand the different approaches to adopting AI/ML tools, and how centralising data is key to generating analytics and predictions.
Algorithmic trading is not illegal in Korea, but authorities have long been concerned that the practice may cause market confusion and disadvantage retail investors.
Local and foreign financial institutions and fintech firms are welcome to apply to test new products and services that could enhance financial inclusion and the provision of financial services.