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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Financial Reporting Council backs government plan to widen its oversight

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:34am by Enoch Yiu

    ... of non-accountants while its future funding would not be influenced by audit professionals. At present, HKICPA co-finances the FRC with the government, the stock exchange and the Securities and Futures ...

  2. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    China to allow insurers to raise funds through preferred shares

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... Kwong Man-ki in Beijing phoenix.kwong@scmp.com Beijing plans to allow industry players to tap the market through preferred shares to help them bolster solvency while pursuing growth Insurers to get extra channel to raise funds The mainland plans to allow ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Mainland regulator CSRC ousts one of its own for insider trading

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 05:10am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Investigation of former IPO review committee member signals tougher stance on illegal activity CSRC ousts one of its own for insider trading The mainland's securities regulator has launched an investigation int ...

  4. Business - Money - REGULATION

    Mainland regulators cap end-month bank deposits to limit window-dressing

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 09:53am by Reuters

    ... and the finance ministry. It also banned banks from using interest rates exceeding regulatory limits to attract deposits or using wealth management products to indirectly boost their savings as the end ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Anti-money laundering crackdown to shift onus to China banks

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:40am by DON WEINLAND

    ... officials moving their families and fortunes abroad. The central bank requires banks to tick off on a long list of money laundering checks when financing trade transactions, but little more. ... laundering. Trade finance is by far the most common means to keep large, illicit financial transactions out of the view of officials, Thomas said. At present, goods can be imported, repackaged ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Islamic banks face challenge from Basel III deposit regulations

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:13am by Reuters

    ... Most of the banks are from the Persian Gulf and Southeast Asia, where economies are strong. Since Islamic finance frowns on monetary speculation, their balance sheets are largely clear ... on two fronts. "These are two of the more important challenges that Basel III is introducing to the Islamic finance industry," said Paris-based Mohamed Damak, primary credit analyst ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Surge in personal loans spurs HKMA order on stress tests

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 01:38am by KANIS LI

    ... Kanis Li kanis.li@scmp.com Surge in personal loans spurs order on stress tests The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is looking to rein in personal lending ahead of a widely expected increase in borrowing costs later this year. Banks have been ordered to conduct internal stress tests on their personal loan portfolios based on a rise of 3 percentage points in interest rates. They will have ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    CBRC urged to relax lending rules in Shanghai free-trade zone

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:09am by Jeanny Yu

    ... "three rules and one guideline" under the policy regulating fixed-asset loans, working capital loans, personal loans and project financing business. "The CBRC's rules have a lot of limits on what we can do in the free-trade zone. In order to create an active financing market in the zone, especially in sectors such as aircraft leasing and construction projects, some limits ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    Banks learn about the difference in US and HK money-laundering rules

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:34am by ENOCH YIU AND DON WEINLAND

    ... related to money laundering and terrorist financing levelled by US authorities. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority has never fined any banks for such breaches, although the court has imposed heavy ... their customers to prevent the bank networks being used for illegal transfers. "Different jurisdictions face different money laundering and terrorist-financing threats, therefore in practice, ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - REGULATION

    HKMA blames StanChart's NY office for anti-money laundering failures

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by DON WEINLAND

    ... a London-based analyst at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, adding that that remained a small part of Standard Chartered's total loan book. "Personally, I don't think there will be a large ...




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