MAS Proposes Revisions to the Competency Requirements for Representatives Conducting Regulated Activities under the Securities and Futures Act and Financial Advisers Act
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 5 minutesOn 12 December 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued a consultation paper inviting comments on proposed amendments to the competency requirements for appointed representatives under the Securities and Futures Act (Chapter 289) (the “SFA”) and the Financial Advisers Act (Chapter 110) (the “FAA”). The amendments relate to the Capital Markets and Financial Advisory […]

MAS Issues Regulatory Guidelines for FinTech Solutions Sandbox
Fintech,Legal Updates,Startups

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 […]

MAS Proposes Changes to Payments Regulatory Framework and Establishment of a National Payments Council
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 7 minutesMAS Proposes Changes to Payments Regulatory Framework and Establishment of a National Payments Council This 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 […]

MAS Issues New Guidelines on Outsourcing Risk Management with Guidance on Cloud Services
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 12 minutesMAS Issues New Guidelines on Outsourcing Risk Management with Guidance on Cloud Services This 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 […]

MAS Proposes Enhanced Requirements for Protection of Client Moneys and Assets held by Capital Markets Intermediaries
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 9 minutesMAS Proposes Enhanced Requirements for Protection of Client Moneys and Assets held by Capital Markets Intermediaries This 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 […]

Afterword on Amendments to the Companies Act (From a SGX-Listed Issuer Perspective)
Legal Updates

Reading Time: 3 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 […]

MAS Proposes Legislative Amendments to Enhance the Resolution Regime for FIs
Legal Updates

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 […]