Fintech

Law relating to Fintech in startups (Technology in Finance). Topics include regulations (licenses required), data privacy, Anti-money-laundering and other aspects where law and Fintech intersect.

MAS Issues Regulatory Guidelines for FinTech Solutions Sandbox

Reading Time: 7 minutesOn 16 November 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued new Fintech Regulatory Sandbox Guidelines (the “Guidelines”), along with a set of Frequently Asked Questions on the same (“FAQs”). These set out the objectives and principles behind a regulatory sandbox approach (“Sandbox”) for the development and implementation of financial technology (“FinTech”) solutions, and are […]

FB Live Q&A Video — FinTech (Wan Hsi from Arrowgates LLC and Sam Hall from Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore)

Reading Time: 1 minutesIn case you missed it, here is the third episode in our series of FB live questions and answers with lawyers on AsiaLawNetwork! Topic in this event was “FinTech”. Lawyer Wan Hsi from Arrowgates LLC and Sam Hall from Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore were answering all your questions live, facilitated by Gebriel Denon The (CMO, Asia […]

A Practical Guide to the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

Reading Time: 9 minutesThere is probably a lot of personal data about you that has already been collected by commercial parties Today, vast amounts of your personal data can be collected and transferred to third party organizations. For example, data about your address, email, gender and age may be collected whenever you fill up your particulars in a sign-up […]

Facebook Live Q&A with Lawyers for Startups

Reading Time: 3 minutesAsiaLawNetwork is launching a series of FB Live Q&A with lawyers to answer questions that Startups might have. For the next 4 weeks, we will broadcast live on Facebook with various startup lawyers to answer your questions on starting up ranging from data privacy to raising funds and drafting contracts. You can sign up for […]

A Definitive and Practical Guide to the Regulatory Sandbox in Singapore

Reading Time: 13 minutesFinTech is on the rise globally There has been a surge in popularity and interest in FinTech all over the world. Not only are startups spearheading FinTech innovation, but many banks and financial institutions are also exploring the idea of FinTech and committing significant resources to it. FinTech also brings about new regulatory challenges However, […]

Lawyer Feature — Wanhsi Yeong from ArrowGates LLC

Reading Time: 3 minutesThis week we interview Wanhsi from ArrowGates LLC to get to know her better beyond her work as a lawyer. Wanhsi specializes in the practice area of FinTech and recently authored and article to help FinTech companies in Singapore navigate the fast-changing regulations around FinTech. What made you want to be a lawyer I didn’t […]

Fintech Regulation in Singapore — What you need to know, simplified

Reading Time: 20 minutesWe asked the FinTech startups in the alumni of Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore what burning questions they had for a FinTech lawyer and in this article, lawyer WanHsi Yeong from ArrowGates LLC simplifies and demystifies regulation around FinTech in Singapore, and offers practical advice for existing and aspiring FinTech entrepreneurs.  The 3 Regulatory Pillars of FinTech Where […]

MAS Proposes Regulatory Sandbox Approach for Fintech Solutions

Reading Time: 7 minutesThis article comes courtesy of Shook Lin & Bok LLP. One of the leading and full-service commercial law firms in Singapore with a strong Asian presence and global reach. They have close to a century of rich legal heritage with a number of partners who are eminent lawyers in their respective areas of expertise. They […]