The National Stock Exchange will replace its current post trade platform for all asset classes with Nasdaq’s real-time clearing, risk management and settlement technology, among other cooperative agreements.
Payment firms required to gradually increase reserves to 100% of client funds and to deposit all reserves at central custodian by 14 January; All online payments to be settled by central bank clearinghouse moving forward.
New Zealand FMA says information provided by NZX surveillance team was below its expectations and questions the market operator's ability to detect misconduct; NZX to recruit additional resources to resolve the issue.
Intense geopolitical rivalries and new technologies threaten a new Cold War by enabling weaponisation of the international payment system and disruption of the international financial order.
Highlights for the year include progress on MIC regime, guidance on online trading platforms, and regulatory collaboration with other agencies.
China’s regional and mid-tier banks are formally establishing Communist Party committees in support of the government’s bid to crackdown on excessive risk taking in the banking sector.
New rules on dual class shares will permit equal voting process on certain issues and cap multiple voting shares at 10 votes a share, with sunset clauses to auto-convert them to ordinary voting shares.
Extreme risk scenario threatening financial stability characterised by increases in attack frequency and interdependence, or occurrence of large magnitude events.
Hong Kong may have been slow to the game in finalising its framework for virtual banks, but digitisation in the city is now on the move. This is good news and critics should recognise this as a major step forward...
Joint report from ISDA, AFME, ICMA and SIFMA shows almost 90% of respondents concerned about exposure to interbank offer rates; close to 80% looking to transition away in the next four years.