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The Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario is introducing a whistleblower program to more effectively identify misconduct in the pensions and non-securities financial services sectors. The program will apply to any individual or entity who comes forward in good faith with valuable, timely and non-public/insider information related to an alleged or intended contravention in any […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 5, 2022 May 4, 2022
  • 09:00

The U.K. pension regulator is releasing new rules on climate disclosures for institutional investors and defined benefit pension plans. In a report, the Financial Conduct Authority laid out its latest rules and guidelines for pension plan sponsors related to climate-related risks and opportunities. “Firms would be required to produce, annually, a baseline set of consistent, […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 31, 2022 March 31, 2022
  • 12:30
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Vietnam has been growing at an impressive pace for several years, since it began to liberalize its economy in the mid-1980s. But there are still areas of friction for foreign institutional investors, namely the country’s relatively small scale capital markets and the ensuing issue of limited liquidity within them, says Sriyan Pietersz, an investment strategist […]

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority is creating three new technical advisory committees, which will provide advice and feedback to the regulator on pension sector related matters and will form part of its stakeholder engagement process going forward. The aim is to improve processes and approaches to regulation and reduce regulatory burden, noted a press release. […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 23, 2019 January 9, 2021
  • 10:12
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The Ontario Securities Commission has laid out its priorities for 2019-20, which focus on promoting confidence in Ontario’s capital markets and reducing regulatory burden. In terms of confidence building, the commission said it intends to continue consulting on client-focused reforms and on the Canadian Securities Administrators’ policy consultations on mutual fund embedded commissions; improve the […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 8, 2019 January 9, 2021
  • 10:39