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ESG Investment in an Ever-more Complex World

By Hank Huang (黃崇哲) / 2020.03 The Taiwan Banker NO.123

A recent report entitled “The Green Swan,” published by the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), warns central banks, legislatures, an.. more

Closing The Gap: In Pursuit Of Meaningful Sustainability Reporting

By Olga Rakhmanina / 2020.03 The Taiwan Banker NO.123

As the world is experiencing unprecedented challenges created by climate change, industrial pollution and global inequalities, investors are under pre.. more

ETFs and Fintech Re-intermediation

By David Stinson / 2020.03 The Taiwan Banker NO.123

It has long been known that credit ratings agencies like Fitch, Moody’s, and S&P are independent market players, and that their power can ev.. more

Know Thy Financial Self

By Hank Huang (黃崇哲) / 2020.02 The Taiwan Banker NO.122

It has been a momentous Year of the Pig. The trade war which started in the spring turned out to be good for Taiwan, as global supply chains were rest.. more

A Moving Target: Stepping Up The Fight Against Financial Crime

By Olga Rakhmanina / 2020.02 The Taiwan Banker NO.122

International policymakers and national regulators are intensifying their efforts to prevent criminal abuse of the financial services industry. Recent.. more

China bets on Macau as an offshore financial center

By Matthew Fulco / 2020.02 The Taiwan Banker NO.122

Developing the former Portuguese colony as a financial hub has as much to do with stalled financial reform on the mainland as it does Beijing's dissat.. more

AML in the Age of Cybersecurity: Who Should Pay?

By David Stinson / 2020.02 The Taiwan Banker NO.122

It was just over 20 years ago, in 1998, that Will Smith’s movie Enemy of the State came out. The notion that the government had a network of ele.. more

FinTech Taipei 2019 Points to the Future of Finance

By Hank Huang (黃崇哲) / 2020.01 The Taiwan Banker NO.121

Over two short days, 50,000 people participated in FinTech Taipei 2019, jointly organized by the Taiwan Financial Services Roundtable and TABF, which.. more

Regtech:A Promise For Smarter Regulatory Compliance?

By Olga Rakhmanina / 2020.01 The Taiwan Banker NO.121

Advances in technological innovation touch on all aspects of financial services, including such non-consumer facing functions as regulatory compliance.. more

Difficulties in the Asian Life Insurance Sector Reflect the Real Economy

By David Stinson / 2020.01 The Taiwan Banker NO.121

As the global reduction in interest rates shows no sign of abatement, who is affected the most? Given compounding returns, it would logically be those.. more