Crowd-funding that allows people to raise money for loans, causes, or projects through the web pose potential regulatory compliance issues and other investment risks.
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has told banks it will stop allowing lenders to use non-recourse debt to bolster their Tier 1 capital requirements.
Chinese banks are faced with increasing risks born out of shadow banking, local government debt, bad loans, and looming house price declines.
Australia’s securities regulator has outlined ongoing and new initiatives to cut red tape and lower compliance costs for market participants.
The Financial Services Authority (OJK) says it will focus on encouraging more domestic investors into the country’s foreign-dominated capital market.
The International Monetary Fund has warned of Hong Kong banks' rising exposure to mainland debt.
Singapore has reached an agreement with the United States under a law that require foreign banks, investment funds and insurers to hand over information about Americans’ account to the US Internal Revenue Service.
A foreign portfolio investor will be allowed to buy additional shares in a company only if its holding is less than 10%, according to norms for the new overseas investment regime that starts in June.
The Financial Supervisory Service has stepped up its monitoring of Chinese online payment service firm Alipay that will open a new type of offline service in the country.
The Japanese Ministry of Finance will help draw the regulations for the Stock Exchange Commission in Myanmar, said a Myanmar finance official.