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You’ve Just suffered a cyber Incident – What are the legal risks?
February 5, 2018

You’ve Just suffered a cyber Incident – What are the legal risks?

Australia - On 22 February 2018, a mandatory reporting regime will commence in Australia. Under the new regime, if an entity has reason to suspect that personal information may have been accessed or disclosed without...

How to revolutionize a banking system
February 5, 2018

How to revolutionize a banking system

Sydney - Sydney's central business district behind the iconic Opera House. Australian banks will shortly launch a revolutionary new payment method called New Payments Platform. In the next few weeks, Australian banking will launch a revolutionary new payment...

The rise of robo advisers in wealth management
February 1, 2018

The rise of robo advisers in wealth management

Singapore - An online platform provides financial recommendations to an elderly investor in Shanghai. Asia is moving towards new data-driven investment approaches over the next decade. Asia is on the verge of a significant disruption in financial management. Rising..

The peer-to-peer lending opportunity in Southeast Asia
January 26, 2018

The peer-to-peer lending opportunity in Southeast Asia

Singapore - The current peer-to-peer (P2P) lending and fintech phenomenon can be traced back to its modest beginnings in the UK and the U.S. At the turn of the century, they served as a form of arbitrage service to help credit card debtors reduce their interest...

What’s the future of Blockchain in China?
January 24, 2018

What’s the future of Blockchain in China?

Shanghai - Much as the 800-year-old Magna Carta provided the framework for modern-day governance through the rule of law, the nine-year-old bitcoin white paper has proven to be the framework for digital governance through codified law. Through bitcoin...

Risks to Asia’s sweet spot of solid growth
January 12, 2018

Risks to Asia’s sweet spot of solid growth

Singapore - Several high rise buildings under construction on the Jakarta skyline. The next decade in Asia may be led by the region’s tiger cubs of India, Indonesia and the Philippines. As we noted in a recently published

Asia’s Sweet Spot of Solid Growth To Stretch Into 2018
January 5, 2018

Asia’s Sweet Spot of Solid Growth To Stretch Into 2018

Singapore - High-rise buildings stand under construction in Beijing's central business district in 2017. For Asia, the year was a sweet spot of solid growth. A year ago, Nomura’s Asia 2017 Outlook report was titled “Sailing Into the Storm.”

Shaping Asia’s Fintech future
December 19, 2017

Shaping Asia’s Fintech future

Singapore - The central business district in Beijing. Six of the seven largest fintech companies are from Asia, where the most prominent hubs—Singapore, India, and China—are becoming centers of global fintech innovation and adoption. The financial technology market in...

How Blockchain can shake up Asia’s remittances market
December 18, 2017

How Blockchain can shake up Asia’s remittances market

Singapore - Office employees walk past a logo of remittance bank Western Union at the financial district of Manila. Remittances are pivotal in Asia's economies. Globalization is now. International commerce has never been more...

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