In common with other sectors of the economy, there is increasing commercial and competitive pressure from investors and those in positions of stewardship to favor green and sustainable investment. FIs also need to adopt high standards of transparency in the process. Read the key takeaways of the new installment of Finding Balance – Sustainability in Financial Institutions.
In this new episode of FInsight: Global Financial Institutions Industry Podcast, Karen Man and Jennifer Klass, financial regulatory partners in Hong Kong and New York respectively, talk about the survey and and share perspectives on what clients are experiencing in the market. They also give situational examples in light of the continuing push for digitalization and sustainability, including relevant action items for senior executives.
On May 6, 2021, SEC Chair Gary Gensler participated in his first Congressional hearing, before the House Committee on Financial Services, joined by Robert Cook, President and CEO of FINRA and Michael C. Bodson, the CEO of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation. This was the third hearing for the House Financial Services Committee on issues related to the January 2021 market events associated with trading in GameStop; however, Committee members did not limit themselves to the topic at hand.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has recently revised its Technology Risk Management Guidelines 2021 (“TRM Guidelines”) after feedback from a 2019 public consultation and engaging with cyber security experts.
Persons who provide investment advice “on a regular basis” will be required to be registered with the Comisión para el Mercado Financiero (CMF) in Chile. There is no clear guidance on what constitutes “a regular basis.”
Our new episode of FInsight: Global Financial Institutions Industry Podcast focuses on the regulatory environment for financial institutions (FI) in China.