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26.04.2019
China Construction Bank Corporation (CCB) received a licence to carry out financial services at the Astana International Financial Centre. CCB is authorised to carry on the banking services and capital market operations through its Astana Branch in the AIFC. CCB is second largest bank in the world by total assets and is the first fully authorised branch of a foreign bank in the AIFC.
22.04.2019
The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Financial Services Commission (FSC) and Financial Supervisory Services (FSS) of Republic of Korea.
The MoU was signed by Mr. Mukhtar Bubeyev, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the AFSA, Mr. Yong Beom Kim, the Vice Chairman of the FSC and Mr. Kwang-yeol Yoo, the First Senior Deputy Governor of the FSS.
02.04.2019
The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) has entered into the Agreement with the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NBRK) in relation to mutual co-operation.
The purpose of the Agreement is to establish framework conditions for cooperation of two regulatory authorities.
19.02.2019
The Astana Financial Services Authority (“AFSA”) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) with the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency of Turkey (“BRSA”) in support of regulatory cooperation in banking industry. The signing ceremony was held in Istanbul, Turkey on 12 February 2019.
01.02.2019
The Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN) is a newly-formed alliance of 28 financial regulators and organisations committed to: (1) collaborate and share experience of innovation in respective markets; (2) exchange of knowledge and lessons learned in RegTech related matters; (3) provide firms with an environment to test cross-border solutions.
26.11.2018
Membership of the Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) in the BSCEE will allow alignment of banking regulatory framework of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) with the standards of the Basel Committee in the field of regulation and supervision of the banking services market.
08.11.2018
Agreement provides a framework for co-operation, information sharing and referrals in fintech innovations area between the AFSA and Bank of Lithuania. Agreement provides a framework for co-operation, information sharing and referrals in fintech innovations area between the AFSA and Bank of Lithuania.
10.10.2018
World Investor Week is a week-long, global campaign promoted by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to raise awareness on the importance of investor education and to highlight the various initiatives of securitiesregulators in this critical area.
14.09.2018
Parties agreed to promote cooperation in supervision of cross-border banking and insurance establishments in their respective jurisdictions and facilitate supervisory information sharing between the CBIRC and the AFSA
04.07.2018
The signing ceremony took place on July 4, 2018 in the backdrop of the launch of the Astana International Financial Centre by the President of Kazakhstan Mr. Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev.
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