REGULATION

Taiwan to allow local PE funds

Taiwan to allow local PE funds

Taiwan is expected to allow local fund managers to set up private equity funds, according to Jeff Chang, chairman of Taiwan’s Securities Investment Trust and Consulting Association (Sitca).

Published : 27, Apr 2017
China’s de-risking push may signal big changes

China’s de-risking push may signal big changes...

The Chinese government’s warning on financial risk this week has put pressure on the country’s equity and bonds markets.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
HK fines Coutts HK$7m for AML breaches

HK fines Coutts HK$7m for AML breaches

The Hong Kong branch of Coutts has been fined by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) for failing in its anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) checks.

Published : 12, Apr 2017
Philippines arrests three Brits over investment scam

Philippines arrests three Brits over investment...

Three British nationals allegedly involved in a boiler room scam were arrested in the Philippines on Monday.

Published : 11, Apr 2017
Firms digest Singapore’s new fund structure plan

Firms digest Singapore’s new fund structure plan...

An early response suggests adoption by asset managers will depend on how the new corporate structure is taxed.

Published : 29, Mar 2017
HK's SFC freezes accounts in US Ponzi scheme

HK's SFC freezes accounts in US Ponzi scheme

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has obtained an interim court order to freeze bank accounts connected with a suspected $15m US Ponzi scheme that invested in Brazilian and African gold mines.

Published : 22, Mar 2017
Thailand opens to hedge funds

Thailand opens to hedge funds

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a regulation allowing asset managers to set-up hedge fund-like products for domestic institutional and high-net-worth investors.

Published : 17, Mar 2017
Singapore bans ex-Goldman Sachs banker in 1MDB scandal

Singapore bans ex-Goldman Sachs banker in 1MDB...

Former Goldman Sachs director Tim Leissner has been banned from working in Singapore’s financial services industry for 10 years for his involvement with stricken Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB, with further prohibition orders expected.

Published : 13, Mar 2017
HK regulator to require fee disclosure

HK regulator to require fee disclosure

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission will now require fund managers to disclose the ongoing charges figure (OCF) on their funds’ key facts statements (KFS), according to a circular from the regulator.

Published : 6, Mar 2017
New CBRC chief to `safeguard' $4.4trn in WM products

New CBRC chief to `safeguard' $4.4trn in WM products...

Guo Shuqing, the newly-appointed chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC), has vowed to close cross-market financial product loopholes and tighten oversight of the nearly CNY30trn ($4.4trn) held in Chinese banks' wealth management products.

Published : 2, Mar 2017

Events

FSA Income Forums -- Singapore & Hong Kong 2017

Singapore, Tuesday 21st February

Hong Kong, Thursday 23rd February

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