Malaysia's low-tax jurisdiction, like other such territories, is seen to be facing a challenge amid the take-up of information-exchange initiatives. AsianInvestor spoke to its director-general.
Onshore service providers in Taiwan have been touting the country as an "unnoticed tax haven" as it is lagging on agreeing to the common reporting standard. Is that set to change?
The stationing of US tax investigators in its Hong Kong consulate signals that America's hunt for taxation evaders has moved to Asia, following years of probes and fines in Europe.
A fast-rising number of Americans based in the region are disposing of their US citizenship, citing the increasing difficulty of managing their financial affairs due to growing regulatory demands.
Taiwan unveils Singapore stocks link; Australia secures RQFII quota; PBoC releases RQDII rules; Thai Reits set for inheritance tax; Hong Kong signs Fatca as deadline looms; chairmen set for cross-Strait talks; Stability Board urges unity; and Asic eyes disclosure innovation.
Stock Connect expanded; Iosco, IMF flag shadow banking concerns; MAS readies Fair rules; Australia eyes disclosure regime changes; Pimco faces probe; and Singapore readies for Fatca.