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hoolah Welcomes MAS’ Decision to Review Buy Now Pay Later Schemes

Singaporean buy now, pay later (BNPL) platform hoolah issued a statement welcoming the decision of the Monetary Authority of Singapore to review the sector over growing concerns for consumers’ financial welfare. The Singaporean regulator had previously stated that it would be

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MAS Mulls Regulating BNPL Schemes Amidst Concern of Rising Consumer Debt

Amidst the popularity of buy now, pay later (BNPL) solutions, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has raised growing concerns over consumers being trapped in unseen debt leading to potential financial difficulties. The boom in the BNPL solutions have prompted

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MAS and SGX Raises Red Flag Amidst US’ GameStop Trading Frenzy

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) have urged the public to be on heightened alert to the risks related to trading in securities incited by online discussion forums and social media chat groups. MAS and

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Singapore Police and MAS Launch Probe Into Crowdfunding Platform CoAssets

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the Singapore Police Force have launched a joint investigation into various companies under the CoAssets Group for possible offences under the Penal Code and the Securities and

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SGX Ties up With Temasek to Develop Blockchain-Based Digital Asset Infrastructure

Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Temasek announced that they have entered into a joint venture (JV) to advance digital asset infrastructure through the use of blockchain. SGX said in a statement that the JV is set to be Asia Pacific’s first

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MAS Revises Tech Risk Guidelines Amidst Heightened Cyber Attack Threats

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a revised Technology Risk Management guidelines in light of the recent spate of cyber attacks dominating the headlines. The revised guidelines focuses on addressing technology and cyber risks in financial institutions (FIs)

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Mastercard Pilots Cloud Payment Acceptance Solution on Smartphones

Mastercard has partnered with NMI and Global Payments Inc. to launch its first live Cloud Tap on Phone pilot with Computer Engineering Group (CEG), a California based independent IT services provider. Its software is hosted on Microsoft’s Azure Cloud platform.

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Digital Securities Firm Propine Graduates From MAS’ Fintech Sandbox

Propine, a Singapore-based end-to-end securities services firm catering for digital securities services to institutional clients, has become the first independent digital asset custody service provider to graduate from the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) Fintech Regulatory Sandbox.  Since its admission

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StanChart Inches Closer to Singaporean Digibank After New Classification by MAS

Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited (SCBSL) has been awarded enhanced Significantly Rooted Foreign Bank (SRFB) privileges by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), indicating that it is making moves for a second digital-only bank after its launch of Mox. The

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