The top 500 listed companies by market cap have two additional years to comply with a requirement to separate the roles of chairman and managing director.
The rule will be stricter than the 4x leverage limit imposed by the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association, the industry's self-regulatory organisation.
SFC deputy chief executive Julia Leung has indicated that discussions with the CSRC have resumed to address the technical challenges of implementing an ETF Connect.
Mirae Asset will pay $700,000 to settle charges against Daewoo Securities, which it acquired in April 2016 — after the spoofing conduct at issue occurred.
Regulation Asia sat down with Nice Actimize's Jerome Lambert to understand how a holistic approach has improved surveillance capabilities and reduced the burden on compliance analysts.
The move is aimed at increasing the overlap time for trading between the Thai and ASEAN stock exchanges.
The guidebook is aimed at facilitating the smooth entry of asset management and other financial instruments businesses into Japan's capital markets.
The SFC is satisfied that UBS has adequate and effective systems, controls, policies and procedures to enable compliance with all requirements in relation to its sponsor business.
ASIC is reviewing whether sales commissions paid by fund managers to brokers or financial advisers to sell funds compromise the best interests of investors.
A group of investors is suspected of taking control of small firms, only to then release news designed to inflate share prices or raise more capital to enrich themselves.