Compliance

Asset-backed cryptocurrency — a blockchain regulatory mechanism

A law to ensure only that amount of cryptocurrency can be in circulation by a company for which it has sufficient backing of physical assets should be ...

Kenanga launches 12 new call warrants

Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd is now offering trading opportunities for what it described as 12 new and highly-sensitive warrants on stocks with good news ...

Italy’s populists slam regulators, Brussels over bank rules

By BLOOMBERG
ROME • Italy’s fractious populist leaders slammed banking “fraudsters” and their nation’s central bank, positioning themselves as the ...

New face of corporate banking at Affin Bank

In 2017, the corporate banking division began rolling out a coverage model to better manage clients
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By ISMAIL ...

Shutdown makes it harder for boards to quash shareholder votes

By BLOOMBERG
NEW YORK • Every year, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settles disputes between companies and shareholders as to whether ...

Singapore plans audit overhaul amid Noble Group probe

By BLOOMBERG
SINGAPORE • Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) plans to overhaul its accounting oversight as the country’s regulators face criticism of how they ...

PKNS takes a step further in helping homebuyers via loan negotiators

The Selangor govt state agency is also giving away RM1m in cash, discounts and rebates to buyers
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic Source By ...

Why Ghosn’s still jailed and what it says about Japan

TOKYO • Carlos Ghosn, the deposed chairman of Nissan Motor Co, was until recently a jet-setting captain of industry. To the shock of many, he was arrested ...

Dating with the concept of due diligence

In business gamut, due diligence has assumed the status of de rigueur, meaning fashion statement
Pic By TMR File  It IS imperative ...

Kenanga firepower to combat fraud, bribery and corruption

The financial group has also put in place best practices requiring proper due diligence on counter-parties prior to establishing business relationships ...

Danske was caught, but the real ‘problem is still out there’

COPENHAGEN • Europe faces a sobering reality as it steps up its fight against money laundering.
In recent months and years, some of Europe’s biggest ...

Danske laundromat probe may be expanded to target fateful deal

Danske laundromat probe may be expanded to target fateful deal
By BLOOMBERG Copenhagen • Danish law-makers want to find out whether the Estonian unit ...