Australia’s rule-free climate risk guidelines fall short, critics say

Australia’s newly-released guidance on managing climate change risks doesn’t go far enough, environmental groups have said, criticising the lack of prescribed rules.

Mizuho CEOs resign after regulatory interventions

The CEOs of Mizuho and its parent group are set to resign, after Japan’s Financial Services Agency and finance ministry took administrative action against the bank for repeated operational failures and breaches …

“Broadly disappointing”: practitioners react as Powell reappointed

US Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell is set to begin his second four-year term after receiving a nomination from President Joe Biden.

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US stablecoin regulation: bringing stablecoins into regulatory fold

The President's Working Group on Financial Markets, joined by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, recently released a report on "stablecoins", which it defines …

Cryptocurrency and blockchain regulation in Lao PDR

The rise of cryptocurrency has placed the decentralised system of finance in the spotlight with the recent record high in the price of Bitcoin…

Initial climate change risk management expectations issued by US OCC

On November 8, 2021, the acting head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”), Michael J. Hsu, issued a call to action on climate…

Non-fungible tokens: To Deal or Not To Deal

In the present day and age, digital investments and digital assets have become the new trend, as it has enabled one to sit comfortably at home and…

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