Spencer Anderson is a senior report at IFR on the people and markets desk. Since joining in 2011 he has written extensively on banking regulation, tax issues and capital markets. He was previously with the Financial Times.
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A small group of asset managers is pushing for more protection for offshore holders of Chinese bonds in a sign that growing default fears are putting established funding structures under scrutiny.
Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission is toughening its stance on foreign banks marketing offshore securities in the country, after some tried to operate there without onshore licences.
Bankers are preparing for an onslaught of bank capital offerings from Asian financial institutions, as the first international issue of the year from China looms large.