Tag "MAS"

Smartfunding Awarded CMS Licence By Monetary Authority Of Singapore

SmartFunding Pte. Ltd. has been granted the full Capital Markets Service Licence for Dealing in Securities by the MAS, effective from 3 November 2017. The company launched its P2P lending platform in early 2016 and made its application to the

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Singapore’s Roadmap For A Leading Global Financial Centre In Asia

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) released the industry transformation map (ITM) for financial services, which outlined growth strategies by business lines, programmes for upgrading skills, and an agenda for continuous innovation and technology adoption. 2   Speaking at the launch

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Economic Possibilities Of Blockchain Technology for Singapore

Economic Possibilities of Blockchain Technology” – Keynote Address by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore, at Global Blockchain Business Conference  in Vizagcity on 9 October 2017: I am delighted to be here in Andhra Pradesh – the land

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MAS And ABS Lead Consortium To Harness Blockchain Technology For More Efficient Inter-Bank Payments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) announced today that the consortium which they are leading has successfully developed software prototypes of three different models for decentralised inter-bank payment and settlements with liquidity

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Parliamentary Question On The Use Of Cryptocurrency In Singapore And Measures To Regulate Cryptocurrency And ICO’s

Question: To ask the Minister for Finance (a) how prevalent is the use of cryptocurrency in Singapore; and (b) what measures will MAS introduce to regulate Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament: Answer by Mr

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MAS Announces Finalists for the Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the finalists for the 2017 Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards. The Global FinTech Hackcelerator and FinTech Awards are among the highlights of this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival, which will take place in

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Singapore and Japan establish FinTech Cooperation Framework

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan announced the establishment of a Co-operation Framework to enhance FinTech linkages between both countries. The Framework enables MAS and FSA to refer FinTech companies in their

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MAS Conclusion about Distributed Ledger Technology in Securities Settlement and Cross Border Payments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the successful conclusion of the proof-of-concept project to conduct domestic inter-bank payments using distributed ledger technology (DLT). The project, in partnership with R3 and a consortium of financial institutions, was first announced on 16

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OurCrowd an Equity Crowdfunding Opens Singapore Office and Appoints new MD

OurCrowd, an equity crowdfunding, announced that it has opened an office in Singapore, its seventh worldwide, to serve the growing community of Asian investors interested in funding early stage high-growth companies. It has appointed Denes Ban, a successful entrepreneur and

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FS-ISAC and MAS Establish APAC Intelligence Centre For Analysing Cyber Threat Information

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that they will collaborate to establish an Asia Pacific (APAC) Regional Intelligence and Analysis Centre to encourage regional sharing and analysis of cybersecurity

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