The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has reminded all employers with more than 20 employees that they must comply with SuperStream by 30 June 2015. more
Despite initial optimism over the newly launched Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, concerns over possible post-trade risks remain for buy-side participants. more
DST Global Solutions has launched a new addition to their Anova data management software, which enhances its reporting capabilities for Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) requirements for superannuation funds. more
Murray Jack has been appointed the new chair of New Zealand’s Financial Markets Authority (FMA). more
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has taken up the Market Quality Dashboard from the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC) to evaluate the quality of its market. more
National Australia Bank (NAB) will retain its Asset Servicing Business by confirming it will use its existing partnerships and invest in technology to provide new services, ending months of speculation that the bank would sell the custody arm. more
BNP Paribas has made a number of appointments to its equity cash business in Asia Pacific as part of strategic business development in that region. more
Challenger Limited and Access Capital Advisers (ACA) will create a new AU$4 billion boutique infrastructure investment business, Whitehelm Capital. more
Tasplan and Quadrant Super will go ahead with their previously announced intention to merge, with Quadrant Super folding in to Tasplan from November 2015. more
Chi-X Australia has hired Peter Warton as head of market operations. more
The Bank of China has been named the official Renminbi (RMB) clearing bank in Australia by the People’s Bank of China. The Bank of China and ASX will expand their strategic cooperation to develop the RMB as a currency in Australia’s financial markets. more
ASX Clear, ASX’s clearing house for Australia’s equity market, has received a “AA-’ long-term and ‘A1+’ short-term credit rating from Standard & Poor’s (S&P). . more
Australia could have a timing advantage to handle the operational compliance when Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect goes live on 17 November, according to Omgeo. more
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