REGULATION

Jan 11, 2019

Calastone_event_Sydney_2018Fund passports, home bias and the merits of regulation were among the topics discussed in the second annual Australia report carried out by Funds Global Asia in partnership with Calastone.

Jan 11, 2019

Securities_researchSecurities research from sources other than brokers should be thriving under MiFID II, but as Nicholas Pratt finds, the independents may be the regulation’s accidental victims.

Nov 13, 2018

FeesMalaysia has said that it would seek a “full refund” from Goldman Sachs for all the fees it paid to the US investment bank for 1MDB deals.

Oct 30, 2018

Standard-Chartered-Bank-Hong_KongStandard Chartered Bank has been granted a domestic fund custody licence by the China Securities Regulatory Commission – which the firm claims is a first for an overseas bank.

Oct 23, 2018

Made_in_ChinaIn China, technology companies are changing how retail investors allocate capital, but it is not a zero-sum competition with traditional financial services firms. Joshua Bateman reports.

Oct 23, 2018

The impact of financial technology, developments in Asian passporting and the promise of new markets in Thailand were among the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by George Mitton in Singapore.

Oct 23, 2018

Martin O'ReganThe Variable Capital Companies, the new Eldorado of investment funds in Singapore, was tabled in its parliament on September 10, 2018.

Sep 18, 2018

Bank_of_Ayudhya_KrungsriThe Bank of Ayudhya/Krungsri, Thailand's fifth largest financial institution, has chosen to deploy technology from NICE Actimize to help prevent money laundering.

Jul 10, 2018

Asia_globeA continued demand for cross-border funds and a lack of effective domestic regulation will ensure Ucits funds remain widespread in Asia.

Jun 26, 2018

Regulatory_reportingComplianceAsia, which offers advice on regulatory compliance in the finance sector, has established a wholly foreign-owned entity (WFOE) in Shanghai.

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Executive Interviews

Interview: Money needs a place to go

Mar 11, 2019

Peng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

INTERVIEW: Giving peace a chance

Jan 11, 2019

As US-China tensions escalated in 2018, the leaders of the two economies met in Buenos Aires to agree a truce. Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist at Axa Investment Managers, talks to Romil...

Roundtables

Singapore roundtable: A money magnet

Mar 11, 2019

Our panel discussed why the Singapore Variable Capital Company makes them bullish, what gives the onshore jurisdiction an offshore feel and “blood on the streets” from China’s slowdown. Chaired by Romil Patel in Singapore.

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: A sunny picture

Jan 11, 2019

Changes to regulation, US-Sino trade tensions and further steps by China to open its capital markets were some of the topics discussed by our panel. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.