Indonesia’s Financial Services Authority (OJK) says further work is needed to strengthen Indonesia’s financial infrastructure ahead of the integration of economies in ASEAN in 2015.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, along with other government agencies, has established the nation’s Financial Stability Coordination Council.
How regulatory initiatives in Asia-Pacific are affecting the development of different types of fund and hedge fund structures.
Thailand’s stock exchange plans to change its rules to allow foreign companies to list in Bangkok, in a bid to become a regional trading hub challenging Singapore and Hong Kong.
The Central Bank of Indonesia have recommended against the use of Bitcoin in the country. According to the central bank, the virtual currency fails to meet a number of regulations.
Bursa Malaysia Depository Sdn. Bhd invites comments on a consultation paper seeking feedback on the proposed amendments to the Rules of Bursa Malaysia Depository to close dormant accounts.
The Financial Services Authority (OJK) said it will strengthen its intermediation function and work toward the stability of the financial services sector in support of export-based industries and other "productive sectors."
The expansion plans of Malaysia-based CIMB Group and Philippines-based BPI (Bank of the Philippine Islands, rated BBB-), and their transition to Basel III, is driving them to raise capital, says Fitch Ratings.
Regulation Asia spoke with James Stewart, the General Manager for Asia-Pacific Compliance at Wolters Kluwer Financial, to find out how banks can make changes more effectively in order to meet the new requirements.
Changes made by US regulators to the Volcker rule in December could constrain liquidity in Asia’s immature capital markets and put Wall Street firms at a disadvantage to local competitors.