Digital asset regulation is an ever-evolving area, but there are clues that give away the direction that regulators are taking.
Regulation will play a big role in the direction that digital assets will take as many digital exchanges continue to operate in a grey area in many territories in Asia, investors and industry players say.
Only 11% of Asia asset owners’ portfolios have been invested in environmental, social and governance assets or ESG-related strategies, says a new report.
Asia Pacific's family offices are a nimble bunch and never more so than when it comes to ESG where they're already proving to be ahead of the regulators.
The Chinese and Indian equity markets could be heading in opposite directions as the former becomes more accessible to foreign investors and the latter less so.
Sebi's latest proposals to segregate advice and product distribution indicate a marked shift in thinking and plugs loopholes that were to the detriment of investors, said experts.
The new rules from the European Securities and Markets Authority will affect research consumption and fund distribution in Asia, according to a roundtable by AsianInvestor and BNP Paribas.
Consultancy CompliancePlus has raised concerns about Hong Kong's proposed rules for a new open-ended fund structure in its submission to the regulator.
Guidelines issued on Friday aimed at curbing the growth of mutual funds tailored for individual – or small groups of – institutional clients have come earlier than some expected.
Shanghai has drafted eagerly awaited changes to its qualified domestic limited partnership scheme. Foreign asset managers are also hoping for clarity on Chinese mutual fund licences.
PBoC to allow more investors to trade offshore; capital gains tax exemption mooted for Stock Connect; China relaxes direct investment rules; Iosco launches CIS consultation; Singapore eyes tighter Reit rules; and Japan tackles money laundering.
Yang Qiumei’s international experience and relationships will be crucial to her role as head of the fund-focused regulatory trade body’s new Hong Kong office.