Leading lawyer to leave for top role Down Under

He currently serves as the President of the Law Society of England and Wales, comes after a long global search for a suitable candidate to guide the Law Council through a dynamic and exciting period for the legal profession.


Hong Kong regulator fines Schroders and State Street

The watchdog fined Schroders HKD1.8 million (US232,000) for failing to disclose all notifiable interests in Hong Kong listed shares held in client portfolios and managed by the firm – from August 2005 to January 2013.


ASIC and Singapore Regulator Sign Co-op Agreement

The new Innovation Functions Co-operation Agreement is designed to give fintech companies in Australia and Singapore access to regulatory and licensing facilities in each country and reduce uncertainty and time to market.


Quarterly review: China wobble makes investors cautious

Equity markets in the US and Europe also retreated sharply amid growing worries about the health of the global economy, which caused investors to reduce their exposures to equities and move into fixed income, particularly US and German government bonds.