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Singapore’s Top Fintech Legal Firms and Lawyers in 2022

Chambers and Partners, an independent research company delivering rankings and insights into providers of legal services, has released its selection of Singapore’s top fintech law firms and individual lawyers for 2022. These law firms and professionals were selected based on

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Singapore Fintech Report 2022: Fintech Reaches Critical Mass in Singapore

In Singapore, the COVID-19 pandemic has acted as a catalyst for fintech adoption, driving demand for digital payment capabilities, virtual banking experiences and buy now, pay later (BNPL) arrangements. Consumers and businesses are signing up en masse to digital banking

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Asia’s Top 10 Largest Fintech Exits Announced in 2021

In 2021, global fintech exits reached new heights, totaling 724 transactions comprising mergers and acquisitions (M&As), initial public offerings (IPOs) and mergers with special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC), data from CB Insights show. Though Europe and the US accounted for

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Year End Message to Our Readers – Offline From 23rd December to the 2nd January

Fintech News Singapore would like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year. We will be taking a break from the 23rd December 2021 to the 2nd January 2022. Until

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Fintech in Singapore: 2021 in Review

In 2021, Singapore continued to pursue its ambition to become a world leader in fintech innovation, multiplying initiatives to foster green fintech, explore opportunities related on central bank digital currency (CBDC), and lay the foundation for open finance. Leading fintech

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Singapore Exchange Mandates Climate and Board Diversity Disclosures From 2022

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has unveiled a roadmap which will require companies to provide climate reporting as well as setting board diversity policies beginning from next onwards. All issuers must provide climate reporting on a ‘comply or explain’ basis in

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Nium Recognises Its COO Pratik Gandhi as a Co-Founder

Singapore’s payment unicorn Nium announced that it has elevated its Chief Operating Officer, Pratik Gandhi to Co-Founder. Pratik joined Nium as Chief Business Officer in May 2016 as the company began building its global business operations. In his role as

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What is Behind the Metaverse Boom?

The metaverse, a concept referring to a shared virtual environment that people access via the Internet, has become one of the hottest business trends this year, building on the accelerated shift to digital channels, growth of the augmented reality/virtual reality

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MAS Mulls Supervisory Actions Following DBS’ Two-Days Service Disruption

The Monetary Authority of Singapore said that it will consider appropriate supervisory actions after DBS Bank conducts an investigation following the disruption of its digital banking services that lasted for two days. According to Bloomberg’s report, Marcus Lim, Assistant Managing

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