Japan

JFSA Commissioner speaks at ISDA meeting. Nobuchika Mori, JFSA (Japan Financial Services Agency) Commissioner delivered the keynote address at the International Swap and Derivatives Association’s (ISDA) 31st Annual General Meeting in Tokyo. (4/13/2016)

Minister for Financial Services makes statement on FSC’s discussion about issues in Japanese markets and exchanges. The FSA published a statement made at a press conference by the Minister for Financial Services regarding the Financial System Council discussing various issues in Japanese markets and exchanges. (4/8/2016)

FSA publishes changes in notification procedures regarding SPBQII and SPIMB. The FSA published changes in notification procedures due to law revisions regarding Specially Permitted Businesses for Qualified Institutional Investors, etc. and Specially Permitted Investment Management Businesses. (4/7/2016) FSA press release.

Singapore

MAS releases monetary policy statement. The Monetary Authority of Singapore has released its monetary policy statement. (4/14/2016)

Inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival to Be Held in November 2016. The MAS announced the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival, which will be held in Singapore November 14-18, 2016. (4/12/2016) MAS press release.

Australia

ASIC releases information sheet on forward looking statements commonly made in the mining and resources industry. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission released an information sheet on forward looking statements commonly made in the mining and resources industry relating to production targets and forecast financial information. (4/12/2016) ASIC press release.