News, Comment & Analysis results for Monetary Authority of Singapore

Compliance
21 July 2016

Singapore Uncovers "Control Failings" At Banks Amid Probe Of Malaysian Dirty Money

Authorities in Singapore have uncovered control lapses and other shortcomings at a number of...

Compliance
14 June 2016

Singapore Regulator Grows More Teeth In Fight Against Dirty Money

The MAS is creating a new unit dedicated to stamping out money laundering, coming shortly after it...

Compliance
24 May 2016

Singapore Regulator Removes BSI Bank's Merchant Banking Licence For "Gross Misconduct", AML Breaches

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has stripped a firm of a merchant banking licence for the first...

Compliance
18 April 2016

Singapore's FAIR: A New Approach To Continuous Professional Development

Singapore's regulators are planning to mandate content for the continuing professional development...

Banking Crisis
14 April 2016

Singapore Turns On The Monetary Hosepipe

The jurisdiction is trying to bolster economic performance following downward revisions to growth...

People Moves
14 May 2015

Neuberger Berman Joins Trend Of Investment Firms Hiring Ex-Central Bankers

The investment house has appoined a former Monetary Authority of Singapore senior figure to its...

Banking Crisis
29 January 2015

January's Forex Drama Continues As Singapore Dollar Drops After Surprise MAS Statement

In what has already been a volatile month in the currency markets, the Monetary Authority of...

Compliance
10 November 2014

Singapore Returns Around S$10 Billion To Banks In Rate Manipulation Investigation

Singapore’s financial regulator has returned about S$10 billion ($7.72 billion) in temporary...

Compliance
29 September 2014

Singapore Takes Industry Views On Proposals To Ease FATCA Act Pain

Singapore’s policymakers are consulting the financial industry on proposed rules to assist firms...

Family Office
9 September 2014

Singapore Said To Consider Clarifying Legal Status Of Family Offices, No Specific Rules Planned - MAS

Singapore’s financial regulator and central bank is looking at how to place family offices on a...

Comment & Analysis results for Monetary Authority of Singapore