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.
Bank Negara Malaysia consults the financial industry on a new reference rate framework to replace the base lending rate quoted by financial institutions in the pricing of retail loans.
Japan and Mongolia exchange letters with aim of sharing expertise and experience.
Bank Indonesia (BI) transfers banking regulatory and supervisory functions to Financial Service Authority (OJK).
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved substituted compliance for six jurisdictions including Australia, Hong Kong and Japan.
Recently, deals were struck between Iran and the West to curb Iran’s nuclear program. What does this mean for a financial institution’s AML economic sanctions program?
HKEx and SGX have agreed to work closer on extraterritorial market infrastructure regulation impacting the Asian region.
The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) has become the key driver this year for Asian regulators beginning to include pre-LEI codes in their reporting requirements