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10 April 2013

Mis-selling and Investor Protection in Asia Pacific (Video)

Flush with cash, investors in Asia Pacific are chasing after high-yield investments. This demand, in turn, has fueled the growth of risky, complex financial products. Some are sold outside the purview of financial regulators, potentially putting investors and the larger market at risk.

Even after implementing precautionary measures based on lessons learnt from the Lehman Brothers minibond debacle, Asia-Pacific regulators are struggling to close gaps in investor protection. At the recent “Mis-selling of Financial Products: Investor Rights and Protection Forum” in Hong Kong — co-organized by CFA Institute and the Institutional Investor Educational Foundation — regulatory experts, lawyers, and investment professionals discussed the scope and limitations of recent regulations and measures, addressing investor rights and responsibilities.

About the Author(s)
Padma Venkat, CFA

Padma Venkat, CFA, is former director of capital markets policy at CFA Institute. She is responsible for promoting CFA Institute standards, policies, and positions in the Asia-Pacific region.

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