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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...
04/2020
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.  COVID-19 continues to present challenges for financial industry executives and supervisory authorities throughout APAC and tackling these challenges with a disciplined approach has never been more important. This month’s newsletter lays out where each market stands in the evolution of this pandemic and provides a...
03/2020
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. As the coronavirus continues to dominate news cycle, we’re leading off this month’s issue with some of the latest headlines highlighting the virus’ influence on the financial services industry across the region including economic impacts, currency slides, reduction in exports and consumption, and proposed financial...
02/2020
Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the Asia-Pacific financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. FSI headlines in the early days of 2020 have focused on the evolution and expansion of digital banking, the market impact of cryptocurrencies, a proposal to expand Australia’s BEAR, market forecasts and encouragement by the HKMA to work with customers impacted by the coronavirus.  APAC Digital banking in APAC: What we...
01/2020
Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the Asia-Pacific financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. In December, virtual banking and mobile financial services continued to be common themes across the APAC region. Hong Kong saw an increase in capitol outflow from investment funds due to continued unrest; In Singapore, those aspiring for digital banking licenses must prove they can make China moves closer to scrapping...
12/2019
Welcome to the latest edition of Protiviti’s Asia-Pacific Financial Services Insights. In this monthly newsletter, we provide a summary of important developments across the Asia-Pacific financial services sector, including those related to the ever-changing regulatory landscape. In November, customer care and digital banking were common themes across APAC. Singapore aspires to become an Asian digital banking hub, while in Hong Kong investors show they still have an appetite for the city; China addresses banks deemed to be high risk; and Japan and Australia address the impact on insurers...