REGULATION

Oct 17, 2019

Rohan_SinghData volumes are rising exponentially alongside regulations, adding to the burdens on legacy data management infrastructure, writes Rohan Singh, head of asset servicing for Asia-Pacific at BNY Mellon.

Aug 27, 2019

Hong Kong’s financial regulator has warned local fund managers after finding a number of firms did not have adequate liquidity risk management systems in place.

Aug 13, 2019

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has expanded its Japan capabilities after receiving Type I and Type II Financial Instruments business licenses. The firm also bolstered its ranks with the appointment of Hidetoshi Ono as its first head of direct real estate in Japan.

Apr 30, 2019

Indian_stocksIndia has enjoyed a boom in alternative investment funds (AIFs) in recent years due to a combination of regulatory reforms and a rising number of high net-worth individuals seeking “sophisticated and niche” strategies, according to Cerulli Associates.

Apr 23, 2019

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved membership applications for Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Tunisia and Uruguay, bringing the total membership to 97.

Mar 26, 2019

China_map_currencySingapore-based private equity firm Tembusu Partners is set to launch a number of investment funds in China totalling RMB1 billion ($149 million).

Mar 26, 2019

GavelBank of China International Securities (BCIS) has been hit with a $1.27 million (HK$10 million) fine by Hong Kong’s securities regulator over its failure to follow guidelines on the selling of investment products.

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.

Mar 11, 2019

Stephane_KarolczukTraditionally, asset managers in the People’s Republic of China have relied on offshore companies in fund centres such as the Cayman Islands or the British Virgin Islands for the structuring of their international investments and PERE funds.

Mar 11, 2019

Man_in_boatEuropean managers have a simple temporary solution to keeping their UK distribution rights after Brexit – but UK managers must contend with evolving substance rules to keep theirs in the EU.

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