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03/2021
  APAC Hong Kong Singapore Australia China Japan Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the APAC financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. As we embark on the Lunar New Year of the Ox, the APAC financial service sector is seeing a healthy albeit slow recovery. Virtual banks are gaining momentum across Hong Kong and Singapore, whilst the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam are considered to...
02/2021
  APAC Hong Kong Singapore Australia China Japan Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the APAC financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. As we embark into 2021, financial institutions and regulator across the APAC region are gearing up for the year ahead. We see resumed growth, with investment banking fees across APAC (ex-Japan) surpassing European fees for the first time and financial...
01/2021
  APAC China Singapore Australia Hong Kong Japan Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the APAC financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. As financial institutions across APAC prepared to start a new year, cryptocurrency regulations and sustainability goals were top of mind for many. In Hong Kong, online-only banks aim to expand offerings in 2021 while in Singapore, FinTech investment rebounded...
11/2020
  APAC China Hong Kong Singapore Australia Japan Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the APAC financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. In recent weeks, a focus on fraud prevention has dominated headlines across APAC with financial institutions looking to invest heavily in new technology heading in to 2021. In Hong Kong and Singapore authorities have been increasing attention on green and...
10/2020
  APAC Hong Kong Singapore Australia China Japan Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the APAC financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. The past month has seen markets across APAC facing their own unique challenges as a result of the ongoing pandemic. In Hong Kong, traditional banks are accelerating digital restructuring because of challenges presented by fintech, while in Singapore the MAS has...
09/2020
  APAC Hong Kong Singapore Australia China Japan Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the APAC financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. Across APAC, the past month has seen new ways of using artificial intelligence in both digital payments and in the fight against financial crime. In Hong Kong, US - Hong Kong sanctions dominated the headlines and in Japan the fintech industry continues to push...
08/2020
  APAC Singapore Hong Kong China Japan Australia Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the APAC financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. As we enter the second half of the year, news headlines across APAC continue to highlight the transition to digital technology within the financial services industry, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. In Hong Kong, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC...
07/2020
APAC China Hong Kong Singapore Australia Japan Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the APAC financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. In recent weeks, news across the APAC financial services industry has been dominated by the increased demand for digital banking and virtual insurance services as a result of changing consumer behavior during the COVID pandemic. In Hong Kong, Manulife customers...
06/2020
APAC Hong Kong Singapore China Japan Australia Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the APAC financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. Recent headlines across the region are dominated by the evolving impact of the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the changes brought on by social distancing, the industry faces increased consumer demand for enhanced digital experiences, while at the same time...
05/2020
Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific (APAC) Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the APAC financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape.   In addition to sharing news headlines from across the region, Protiviti and Robert Half have been producing content around how to the challenges of the current environment. Click here to read our thought leadership and blogs, aimed at helping organisations deal with their business continuity and their organisational...