A UK Government-led forum in its third year. A dynamic and engaging event bringing together the leading public and private sector actors from the UK, China and Southeast Asia to exchange knowledge and innovative practical techniques and solutions to tackle financial crime and related issues. A vibrant and vital interaction between policymakers, regulatory bodies, law


After a long week at Davos, there are a number of interesting conclusions from this year’s World Economic Forum.  China appears to have come out less of a worry than it was when it went in, with the IMF’s Christine Lagarde stating that the country is going through a transitional stage towards sustainable growth, and


Over the last week, regulators have been signalling that they will not be tolerating risky or illegal finance in 2016 any more than in the previous year.  Margin requirements are back on the table, along with bankers’ remuneration and fines – plenty of fines.  Despite this, the inquiry into the UK FCA’s scrapped banking review


China and peer-to-peer lending

JWG analysis. Peer-to–peer lending has grown at a rapid rate in China over the last two years, with more than 2000 peer-to-peer platforms in operation.  But the sector has been plagued by questionable sales techniques and rogue operators taking a fly-by-night approach and disappearing with customers’ funds.  In addition, regulators are worried that an industry