Asia

Metamako Gains China Sales Certification Nod

The certification—a requirement for vendors wanting to sell technology into China—is an important step in the low-latency switch vendor’s plans to further its expansion in Asia

Ground Zero: Digital Currencies in Asia

As cryptocurrencies gain interest from investors around the globe, Wei-Shen Wong examines the splintered Asian marketplace to see how regulators are adopting different strategies when it comes to overseeing these complex instruments.

August 2017: By Accident or Design

With large numbers of firms still unprepared for many aspects of MiFID II, Max questions whether the laggards—whatever their motives—are ready for the impact of non-compliance on their business.

Asia’s MiFID II Compliance Countdown

The countdown to Jan. 3, 2018, when MiFID II will take effect, is starting to sound like the ominous ticking of a time bomb. Many details of the regulation have been available for some time, yet as the clock ticks down, questions still remain over…

Model Behavior: Banks Must Get Data Right for IFRS 9

New regulations and accounting standards are the main drivers of changes to how banks worldwide must operate, maintain their books, and manage their data, with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standard) 9 one of the most significant. As Wei-Shen…

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