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  • News Headlines – 17-18 Feb 2021

    [Hong Kong] New speech by Ashley Alder: Climate change and finance: What’s next for global regulators?

    SFC News, 18 Feb 2021

    The Chief Executive Officer of SFC Mr Ashley Alder delivered a speech at the Climate Risk and Green Finance Regulatory Forum 2021. He talked about the urgent need to retool the financial system to address the threat of climate change.

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    [Singapore] Essential bank staff in Singapore to get Covid-19 jabs

    Business Times, 18 Feb 2021

    The Singapore government will be offering Covid-19 vaccines to essential bank staff in the financial sector over several phases. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) confirmed that workers involved in "critical operations" have been invited to indicate their interest to be vaccinated. These are key workers involved in operations that enable the continued delivery of essential financial services and support, such as cash withdrawals and deposits, treasury management and payments.

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