Tag "Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)"

Lessons From Singapore’s Fintech Sandbox

The past few years have seen the introduction of the fintech sandbox from regulators around the globe. Singapore introduced its version of the fintech  sandbox in June 2016, and since then there were more than 30 application from fintech startups

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Lithunia: A Window to The EU For Asian Fintech Companies?

Lithuania is set to boost innovation for financial technology (“FinTech”) companies as Britain’s upcoming exit from the European Union (“EU”) intensifies the race for alternative trading hubs in the region. The Bank of Lithuania has shaped a new regulatory framework

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Singapore Fintech Festival: World’s Largest Fintech Festival Happening This Week

Organised by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), in partnership with The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) and in collaboration with SingEx Holdings, the second edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival kicked off today. The week-long event promises to

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2017: All You Need To Know

Singapore Fintech Festival returns this year to bring together fintech players, policy makers, financial industry leaders, venture capitalists, investors, tech entrepreneurs and academics for a week-long event dedicated to fintech and digital finance. The second edition of the Singapore Fintech

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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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Singapore and Chongqing Explore New Frontiers for Financial Connectivity and Innovation

Financial regulators and private sector participants from Singapore and Chongqing discussed , at the second Singapore-China (Chongqing) Financial Conference (SCFC) in Chongqing, opportunities for deeper financial collaboration between the two cities. The areas discussed include financing infrastructure projects under the

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Singapore Financial Watchdog Proposes New Rulings To Facilitate Growth Of Robo-Advisors

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s financial watchdog and central bank, has proposed several regulatory changes aimed at boosting the growth of robo-advisors in Singapore and support innovation in financial services. The new proposals were presented in a

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MAS Unveils New Moves To Boost Fintech Sector in Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced a series of moves to boost fintech development in the city-state and strengthen ties with other Asian countries. This came shortly after MAS wrapped up its inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival, during which the

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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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Singapore’s Crowdfunding Scene

In Asia, crowdfunding is still relatively new and in early stages of development when compared with the likes of Europe or North America. In Singapore, however, crowdfunding appears to have taken off, becoming a popular way for entrepreneurs to raise

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