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State Bank of Vietnam tightens control over onshore lending
Insight 20 Jul 2023

On 28 June 2023, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) issued Circular 06/2023/TT-NHNN (Circular 06) to amend Circular 39/2016/TT-NHNN (Circular 39) on lending activities of credit institutions and foreign bank branches in Vietnam. Circular 06 will take effect from 1 September 2023. ...

Long-anticipated rules on cross-border lending into Vietnam finally issued
Insight 19 Jul 2023

After various rounds of drafts and consultations, on 30 June 2023 the State Bank of Vietnam (the SBV) finally issued the long-anticipated regulations on non-government guaranteed cross-border foreign loans under Circular No. 08/2023/TT-NHNN (the New Circular). ...

Key considerations for customer-owned bank mergers
Insight 03 Jul 2023

The consolidation of the mutual banking sector in Australia, as evidenced by recent mergers involving four of the country's largest customer-owned banks, is a response to competitive pressures and the need to scale technology, funding and compliance costs. ...

Navigating the big issues of 2023
Insight 06 Mar 2023

During the recent webinar: 'Navigating the key issues of 2023', the team identified and discussed key issues facing both the Australian economy and policymakers in 2023. ...

Updated draft regulation on cross-border lending into Vietnam—a more lenient approach
Insight 24 Feb 2023

The State Bank of Vietnam ( SBV ) has been working on regulations to replace the current circular No. 12/2014/TT-NHNN on conditions for non-government guaranteed cross-border foreign loans (the ...

Sovereign wealth funds and capital call facilities – the issues to consider
Insight 23 Jan 2023

We set out the legal principles around state immunity and also outline the rules in Australia regarding immunity from jurisdiction and immunity from enforcement as they relate to Sovereign wealth funds and capital call facilities. ...

2022 ISDA Verified Carbon Credit Transactions Definitions go live
Insight 21 Dec 2022

The International Swap and Derivatives Association Inc (ISDA) published the 2022 ISDA Verified Carbon Credits Definitions which provide standard definitions and confirmation templates for spot, forward and option transactions in verified carbon credits (VCCs) under the ISDA Master Agreement. ...

Consultation paper on Strategic Plan for the Australian payments system
Insight 16 Dec 2022

Treasury has released a consultation paper on its Strategic Plan for the Australian payments system. The Commonwealth Government is seeking feedback on the proposed contents of the Strategic Plan, with submissions due by 6 February 2023. It is intended that the inaugural Strategic Plan will be released in the first quarter of 2023. ...

Strengthening the regulation of Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) in Australia
Insight 05 Dec 2022

As expected, increased regulation of the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) industry is becoming more likely following Treasury's release of the options paper, Regulating Buy Now, Pay Later in Australia (Options Paper). ...

CDR action initiation is coming – what does it mean and why does it matter?
Insight 30 Nov 2022

On 26 September 2022, the Treasury released draft legislation to enable action initiation under the national Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) regime ( AI Exposure Draft ). One month later, on 30 Novembe ...