News, Comment & Analysis results for Monetary Authority of Singapore

Technology
13 March 2017

Singapore Regulator Preps Blockchain Trial For Cross-Border Payments

Singapore's financial watchdog is looking to break fresh ground by using blockchain technology to...

Compliance
17 February 2017

Singapore Aims To Boost Venture Capital By Cutting Red Tape

The jurisdiction has set out plans to make venture capital a more vibrant sector. ...

Compliance
3 February 2017

Swiss Regulator Sanctions, Fines Coutts $6.5 Million Over AML Lapses Relating To 1MDB

The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority collaborated with the Monetary Authority of...

Compliance
6 January 2017

Former Falcon Private Bank Manager Faces 16 Charges Over Connection To 1MDB

Falcon Private Bank was ordered by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to shut down last October. ...

Compliance
2 December 2016

Singapore Punishes StanChart, Coutts For AML Lapses; To Ban Ex-Goldmans Director

The watchdog has acted against two banks and is to ban a former director of the US firm as...

Compliance
14 October 2016

STORY OF THE WEEK: MAS Closes Falcon Private Bank In Singapore; Branch Manager Arrested; Fines For Two More Private Banks

Undeniably, the decision by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to ban Falcon Private Bank from the...

Compliance
30 September 2016

Singapore Hails FATF Report Saying Dirty Money Controls Are "Strong"; Plays Down Critique

The Singaporean financial regulator reacts to a major report into its controls against dirty...

Tax
16 September 2016

Indonesian Tax Amnesty Hits Snag As Singapore Banks Share Data - Report

There are fears that data sharing by Singaporean banks of clients using a tax amnesty could deter...

Statistics
5 September 2016

Singapore Remains Asia's Top FX Centre; Turnover Shifts Eastwards - BIS

The centre of gravity of forex trading is moving eastward, figures show. ...

Compliance
26 July 2016

Enacting New Laws Is No Magic Bullet Against Dirty Money, Says Singapore Regulator

The head of Singapore's financial regulator expressed his regret for how the city has been affected...

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