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  1. Business - Companies - REGULATION

    Money laundering law could extend to non-financial firms

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:10am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Client due diligence needs likely to be extended to non-financial sector, including accounting and law firms, in anti-money-laundering push Reach of dirty-cash law tipped to broaden The Hong Kong government is expected to extend the law against money laundering- now applicable only to the financial sector- to lawyers, accountants, property ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1520235/money-laundering-law-could-extend-non-financial-firms
  2. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Rules eased on use of offshore yuan to invest in mainland markets

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 01:13am by Reuters

    ... the efficiency of RQFII quota usage. The scheme, launched in 2011, allows financial institutions to use offshore yuan to invest in the mainland's securities markets, including in stocks, bonds ... Reuters Rules eased on use of RQFII quotas Beijing has relaxed rules on how asset managers can use their quotas for investing in its domestic capital markets, according to a circular from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1527019/rules-eased-use-offshore-yuan-invest-mainland-markets
  3. Business - China Business - REGULATION

    China to step up reform of financial sector

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 01:35am by Ray Chan

    ... Ray Chan ray.utchan@scmp.com Explosive growth of Alibaba's online money market fund prompts state to quicken action Mainland to step up reform of financial sector A top mainland ... it would liberalise deposit rates in one to two years. "The emergence of Alibaba's Yu E Bao online money market fund has prompted the authorities to speed up reform in the financial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1452674/china-step-reform-financial-sector
  4. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Securities firms to benefit as Beijing extends capital market reforms

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:05am by Reuters

    ... be encouraged to develop new businesses tied to the booming online financial services market, and would be expected to help create an industry-wide payment system, the China Securities Regulatory ... Reuters in Beijing Easing of rules allows expansion of business and follows recent push on capital market reforms Securities firms to benefit as Beijing extends reforms The mainland ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1513106/securities-firms-benefit-beijing-extends-capital
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Hong Kong lawmakers urge financial reforms must move faster

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 05:01am by Enoch Yiu

    ... are not many promises in the policy address to clearly say how the government would help local brokers and other financial professionals develop in the mainland market,'' said Christopher ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Call also goes out that city's financial professionals need more help entering mainland amid possible mushrooming of free-trade zones Speed up reforms, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1417009/hong-kong-lawmakers-urge-financial-reforms-must-move-faster
  6. Property - International - REGULATION

    Britain's cooling measures to hit property price growth

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:49am by Peggy Sito, Bloomberg

    ... in parts of the British market where home prices have been surging to unaffordable levels, property consultants say. The BOE on Thursday launched measures aimed at cooling the housing boom, including a cap on lending for home loans. The bank’s Financial Policy Committee recommended that property loans of 4.5 times a borrower’s income or higher should comprise no more than 15 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1544626/britains-cooling-measures-hit-property-price-growth
  7. Business - Money - REGULATION

    China's securities regulator tightens delisting rules for poor performers

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 01:51am by Reuters

    ... to delist, in its latest move to improve stock market conditions. The China Securities Regulatory Commission published the draft rules yesterday and is seeking public feedback. It is not clear when ... so, and will not be given preferential treatment, the draft rules say. Those that make false financial declarations in their initial share sales or earnings reports and companies that post ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1546980/chinas-securities-regulator-tightens-delisting
  8. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Brokers and fund managers back special listing boards

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:08am by Enoch Yiu

    ..., is also for the proposal because mature financial markets such as New York and London have similar set-ups. "It is fine to have separate boards to fit with different investors with different ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Brokers and fund managers support proposal that may allow firms with unique structures to float but also raise concern over investor protection Market backing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1538514/brokers-and-fund-managers-back-special-listing
  9. Business - Economy - REGULATION

    US central bank faces an economic balancing act

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:08am by DAVID BROWN

    ... in asset markets. Stronger markets are good for growth. Stronger financial markets mean stronger wealth effects and stronger economic confidence. If US consumers feel wealthier and more confident, ... David Brown US Federal Reserve faces the delicate task of keeping the markets happy to stimulate growth while also withdrawing monetary stimulus Economic balancing The US Federal Reserve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1538532/us-central-bank-faces-economic-balancing-act
  10. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    BIS sees danger signs in property prices and credit growth

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:40am by Reuters

    ... been building up in the financial systems of several countries," the BIS said in its annual report. While no early warning indicator was completely reliable, dismissing such readings as inappropriate would be too easy, it said. In many emerging market economies, measuring the current ratio against its long-term trend, the credit-to-GDP gap was "well above the threshold ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1543248/bis-sees-danger-signs-property-prices-and-credit-growth

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