Taiwan regulators in tight spot on structured products

Taipei’s tight spot


Dealers and distributors are crying foul of new product approval processes in Asia. While regulators in Taiwan are not alone in receiving criticism for imposing tough new rules for structured products, Taipei is drawing extra fire for its apparent inconsistency when it comes to vetting structured products.

Taiwan's Ministry of Finance and its integrated regulator, the Financial Supervisory Commission, are keen to ensure best practice levels of consumer and investor protection are in force on the