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Centre for Regulatory Strategy, Asia Pacific

Anticipate change. Respond with confidence.

The Deloitte Centre for Regulatory Strategy is a source of critical insight and advice, designed to help clients to anticipate change and respond with confidence to the strategic and aggregate impact of national and international regulatory policy.

As financial services regulators and legislators respond to the unpredictable global economic, business, and geo-political landscape — as well as the introduction of new technologies and digital platforms — they will continue to reshape today’s operating frameworks, creating a growing list of challenges for many firms.

Through regular dialogue with financial institutions, trade associations, and other regulatory stakeholders, the Centre helps Deloitte’s clients stay ahead of evolving regulatory trends and understand what actions can be taken. With regional hubs in the Americas, Asia Pacific and EMEA, the Centre combines the strength of Deloitte’s network of experienced risk, regulatory, and industry professionals — including a deep roster of former regulators, industry specialists, and business advisers — with a rich understanding of the impact of regulations on business models and strategy.

The Centre in Asia Pacific is led by some of Deloitte’s most prominent risk & regulatory specialists in the region:

  • Kevin Nixon, Global & Asia Pacific Lead, Centre for Regulatory Strategy
  • Tony Wood, Leader, Financial Services Risk Advisory, Deloitte China
  • Tsuyoshi Oyama, Leader, Centre for Risk Management Strategy, Deloitte Japan
  • Tse Gan Thio, Leader, Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte Southeast Asia

The Centre provides insight on the rapidly changing regulatory environment in the financial services industry. We have our finger on the pulse of emerging issues and help our clients stay informed—and take action when necessary. The Centre’s list of thought leadership pieces include:

Managing conduct risk: Addressing drivers, restoring trust – To help financial services organisations be proactive about misconduct, this paper explores its fundamental drivers, the various industry and regulatory initiatives that have arisen in response, and some of the emerging technologies firms can enlist to help manage conduct risk. Click here for more information.

Financial services regulatory outlook 2017: Navigating the year ahead – This paper sets out the major regulatory themes that the Deloitte Centre for Regulatory Strategy expects to dominate the regulatory agenda for Asia Pacific financial institutions over the coming year. It explores these themes at an international and national level, providing our view of the significant regulatory events expected in the year ahead and beyond. Click here for more information.

Tackling too-big-to-fail: The resolvability challenge for banks – The paper sets out our view on what “good” looks like for banks trying to achieve resolvability, identifying six ‘resolvability drivers’ that they must address to meet resolution authorities’ expectations. Click here for more information.

Management information on culture: Connecting the dots – This paper, launched in partnership between Deloitte’s three regulatory strategy centres, sets out eight principles for collecting meaningful management information (MI) on culture that will allow Boards and senior management to understand if their “tone from the top” is reflected in a strong and consistent “echo from the bottom”. Click here for more information.

Asia Pacific regulatory themes for 2016: Global change, regional context – This paper sets out the major regulatory themes and reforms that the Deloitte Asia Pacific Centre for Regulatory Strategy believes will impact financial services firms in the region in 2016. It explores these themes at an international and national level, and provides a clear view of the regulatory events expected in the year ahead and beyond. Click here for more information.

Global bank booking models: Making a success of structural reform – At a time of heightened global regulatory scrutiny, global banks’ booking models are under increased pressure from the authorities. This report, launched in partnership between Deloitte’s three regulatory strategy centres – EMEA, US, and APAC – critically assesses booking models in the new regulatory and supervisory environment. Click here for more information.

Regulatory reform: The Asia Pacific state of play – This paper sets out the key elements of the financial services international reform agenda and the application of these in the Asia Pacific region. Click here for more information.