Complexity of multi-jurisdictional entity data is presenting financial institutions with inconsistencies between international and local rules and restrictions.
Malaysia’s extension of Basel III capital adequacy requirements to financial holding companies will affect most major banking groups.
Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (OJK) expects to seal a bilateral deal with Myanmar's banking regulator before the end of the year.
Independent forum Pakistan Economy Watch says the withholding tax imposed on bank transactions is illegal and unethical, and violates the basic rights of the banked population.
Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking public comments on proposed revisions to crowdfunding rules which have been in effect since May 2015.
Yawar Shah's opening remarks focus attention on financial crime compliance and market infrastructure growth.
Vietnam’s State Securities Commission has directed the Vietnam Securities Depository to shorten settlement time for transactions from the current three days to two.
Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking comment on draft rules for providing investment services in foreign currency denominated products also offered overseas.
The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has finalised draft rules to establish a separate company to perform clearing and settlement activities for both the bourses.
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has released new policy requirements on compliance for financial institutions which will come into effect on January 1, 2017.