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Shanghai FTZ launch serves as stepping stone to further financial reforms in China
Date: Sep 30, 2013 | Author: Alice YangEstablishment of the new free trade zone in Shanghai potentially challenges Hong Kong’s reputation as the premier renminbi clearing hub.
Financial institutions still taking refuge behind popular FATCA myths
Date: Sep 04, 2013 | Author: Colin CampColin Camp, managing director of Dion Global Solutions, feels that FATCA compliance is a task that needs continual monitoring for internal compliance, changing client status and further regulatory adjustments.
Chinese banks' matured approach to IT partnerships bodes well for domestic financial eco-system
Date: Mar 06, 2013 | Author: Baron LaudermilkChinese banks now look at five decisive factors when selecting prospective IT partners – brand, work history, committed resources, quality of service, and cost.
Asian FIs struggle with FATCA compliance as regulatory uncertainties loom
Date: Dec 20, 2012 | Author: Levina LimProceedings report from The Asian Banker teleconsultation session, "The FATCA Dilemma – Issues and Implementation Challenges for Asian Banks” on issue and challenges faced by Asian banks in complying with FATCA.
Bohai Bank must enhance technology and retail banking capabilities to further positive growth
Date: Nov 21, 2012 | Author: Baron LaudermilkBohai Bank has displayed stellar growth in previous years by keeping costs and NPLs low. But where will its future growth come from?
Banks must take measured and cost-effective approach to compliance
Date: Nov 05, 2012 | Author: Magessan RajWhile FATCA’s recent implementation delay has provided breathing space for financial institutions, they will do well to employ a measured and cost-effective approach to compliance.
HSBC must reassess self-governing processes and strengthen compliance
Date: Jul 18, 2012 | Author: Magessan RajUS Senate investigations into HSBC reveal poor anti-money laundering controls, business with banks linked to terrorism, and ignoring of sanctions against Iran.
Interview transcript: John Finigan, CEO, Golomt Bank
Date: Jul 06, 2012 | Author: Asian Banker EditorialJohn Finigan, CEO of Golomt Bank discusses the bank’s core businesses, China’s impact on the Mongolian economy, and the drivers and challenges of economic transformation in the country.
Pace of implementation slowing trade finance innovations
Date: Dec 22, 2011 | Author: Wong Wei HanBruce Proctor, head of Bank of America Merrill Lynch global trade and supply chain finance, questions whether trade finance solutions are being held back by delays in implementing regulations.