The key issues identified in the FMA's Audit Quality Report 2019 related to auditor independence, related party transactions, accounting estimates, and auditor response to fraud risk.
ASX is consulting on the first of three tranches of operating rule amendments required to facilitate the implementation of the CHESS replacement system in April 2021.
The majority preferred a historical median spread adjustment with a five year lookback period, and a two-banking-day backward shift adjustment for the compounded setting in arrears rate.
Regulators and FIs alike have an important part to play to build trust in the financial industry, MAS deputy managing director Ong Chong Tee said in a speech on Saturday.
Under draft measures from SAFE, foreign institutional investors may participate in interbank FX derivatives to manage foreign exchange risk arising from interbank bond investments.
The FSB says it plans to consult on new guidance on evaluating the adequacy of a CCP’s resolution resources, and challenges still remain on aspects of G-SIB resolvability.
APAC’s data intensive regulatory environment is making it increasingly important for banks to adopt a strategic data framework, say Swati Kothari and Jackielou Imperial at Wolters Kluwer.
The global framework comprises an enhanced set of supervisory policy measures and powers of intervention, along with an annual IAIS global monitoring exercise.
ASIC is offering guidance to help companies and implement whistleblower policies. It will be a legal requirement to have a policy in place from 1 January.
French central bank establishes first Asian office in Singapore to enhance financial market cooperation; Canadian securities authorities pledge information exchange and fintech access.