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Singapore to remove distinction between international and domestic banking

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) plans to change accounting rules that split domestic and offshore banking into separate 'units'.  03 Jul 2015

Regulator to review ownership of and competition in UK interbank payment systems

The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) is to review whether competition is effective in the way infrastructure is provided for the UK's interbank payment systems. 03 Jul 2015

Out-Law Guides

  • Banking reform - what ring-fencing means for your business

    UK banking regulation is undergoing significant changes which will affect UK banks and foreign banks operating in the UK.

  • Third party contracts and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation and competition considerations.

  • Disputes and litigation risk in bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, third party contracts and competition considerations.

  • Issues for directors and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, real estate, employment, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition considerations....

  • Property and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, employment, issues for directors, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition considerations....

  • Financial products and bank ring-fencing

    This is one of a  series of guides  on issues connected to ring-fencing and banking reform faced by banks. Other guides cover issues such as tax, employment, issues for directors, real estate, pensions, litigation, third party contracts and competition...

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Association of Banks in Singapore gives guidelines for outsourced service providers

The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) has released industry guidelines on the minimum standards and controls for companies providing services to the financial industry.  01 Jul 2015

Congolese government breaks own rules in sale of mine shares to Glencore

The Democratic Republic of Congo went against its own regulations, and an agreement with the World Bank, by not publicising the sale of its shares in a copper mine, the International Monetary Fund told Reuters .  30 Jun 2015

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