Japan

Status of loans held by all banks as of the end of March 2017. The FSA published the status of loans held by all banks as of the end of March 2017, based on the Financial Reconstruction Act. (8/10/2017)

Singapore 

Consumer advisory on investment schemes involving digital tokens. The MAS announced that it and the Commercial Affairs Department have observed the emergence in Singapore of initial coin offerings, and other investment schemes involving digital tokens. (8/10/2017)

Australia

ASIC announces regtech showcase event. ASIC announced that it will hold a showcase event on regulatory technology on September 18, 2017, in Sydney, Australia. (8/22/2017)

Latest enforcement report outlines ASIC’s enforcement outcomes from the first half of 2017. ASIC announced the release of its enforcement report for the period January 1 to June 30, 2017. (8/22/2017)

ASIC calls for expressions of interest for membership of Financial Services and Credit Panel. ASIC announced that it is calling for expressions of interest from financial services and consumer credit industry participants who are interested in becoming members of the new ASIC Financial Services and Credit Panel. Applications close at 10am (AEST) on August 31, 2017. (8/14/2017)