In case you missed it (26 January 2018)
Eastspring poaches multi-asset exec from BNPP AM; Hermes IM expands emerging markets team; Japan’s GPIF may use AI for asset management; Australia’s ETF assets hit record high; private banks and family offices to increase alts exposure; SFC bans ex-DBS investment counsellor for transferring client data out of the bank; and more…
HK puts China’s AM applications on watch
“Responsible officers” listed on an increasing number of mainland asset management firm applications will get tougher scrutiny from the Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission, according to Julia Leung, the SFC’s executive director for intermediaries.
Ex-Citibank HK banker penalised for copy-and paste signature
A former Citibank senior personal banker in Hong Kong has been penalised for copy-pasting a client’s signature to deceive the bank into accepting the signature as genuine.
`Masterminds’ of Singapore’s massive stock fraud charged
In the largest market manipulation case in Singapore’s history, regulators have charged John Soh and Quah Su-Ling for orchestrating a stock trading fraud on the Singapore exchange.