Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has issued a new regulation requiring banks to maintain a minimum of 5 percent leverage ratio.
The BSEC has approved its draft private equity and venture capital financing rules.
The Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has drafted new private equity and venture capital financing rules.
Major banks’ capital buffer recorded slight decline although remaining at comfortable levels at the end of last year as banks raised record amounts of cash to meet tougher regulatory requirements.
Indonesia is preparing a five-year plan to develop Islamic finance by encouraging the three large state-owned Islamic banks to merge, a move that could spur smaller players to link up in order to remain competitive.
Indonesia’s constitutional court is expected to decide soon on whether the Financial Services Authority (OJK) can continue to supervise the country’s banking industry.
Time for financial institutions and regulators across Asia-Pacific to examine how Financial Instrument Global Identifiers can help with risk management, regulatory reporting and data management.
Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission has launched an initiative aimed at strengthening the fundamentals of Taiwan’s financial institutions.
The Financial Supervisory Commission has unveiled a new plan that encourages more mergers and acquisitions in Taiwan’s financial industry.
Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission said it will update a policy that will promote mergers in the domestic banking industry.