THE BOTTOM LINE

LAST week, the Swiss banking regulator announced it had punished a local bank chief for insider trading using privileged information obtained at work. Finma said it is confiscating 730,000 francs...

MARK TO MARKET

SEVERAL months ago, a major accounting firm refused my request to have one of its key people speak about the auditing field and the trouble that had engulfed Noble Group. I wasn't surprised. A...

[LONDON] PwC earned US$42.4 billion in global annual revenues with US$3 billion going into bolstering skills over the next two years, the “Big Four” accountant said on Tuesday as it faces closer...

REGULATION has always been an integral part of the financial system. As it is recognised today the regulatory framework resulted from financial market liberalisation and a general encouragement of...

COMMENTARY

THE most obscure part of US President Donald Trump's economic agenda is deregulation. This is not because anyone is deliberately hiding it. The real reason is more mundane: Deregulation is obscure...

THE BOTTOM LINE

THE techlash has officially arrived.

[WELLINGTON] New Zealand's central bank has revoked Australia and New Zealand Banking Group's (ANZ) local licence to assess its own risk capital due to "persistent" control failures, pushing up...

EDITORIAL

GOOD regulations distinguish the nature of an activity from its wrapper, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) should therefore be willing to issue virtual banking licences to businesses...

STARTING POINT

Artificial intelligence (AI) is unlocking transformative opportunity around the globe. From diagnosing disease to directing traffic on our streets, AI is changing the way we live and work. So how...

[LONDON] The biggest cryptocurrency traders are calling time on the horde of con artists and criminals that have flocked to their largely unregulated market.