An FSA report which highlighted the insufficiency of Japan's pension system has been withdrawn by the government ahead of a national election.
GDRs issued by Huatai Securities will be admitted to the Shanghai-London Stock Connect segment of the LSE on 20 June, when trading will commence.
The proposed plan will allow Hong Kong insurers to set up offices in Guangdong and Macau, part of a large integration plan for the Greater Bay Area.
Remittance firms will be prohibited from issuing advances to individuals starting September this year, ahead of the Payment Services Act entering into force.
MAS is equipping itself with advanced tools that will allow for culture and conduct to be evaluated in a more systematic way, say Jeff Kupfer and Stephen Scott at Starling.
Hong Kong and Singapore’s data protection authorities have signed an MOU to strengthen cooperation on personal data protection.
SGX wants to reduce its reliance on equity index derivatives by aggressively pushing into the FX markets over the next five years.
Between five Australian regulatory agencies, over 75,000 pages of regulatory materials have been published, compared to only 9500 pages of enabling legislation.
If prime services are carried out in Hong Kong, prime brokers are expected to comply with Hong Kong rules and regulations regardless of where the risk positions are booked.
SME lending growth has resumed in recent years, and access to external finance for SMEs appears to have improved, particularly in advanced economies.