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COSMIC Platform Goes Live in Singapore to Combat Financial Crime

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has officially rolled out the COSMIC platform, a digital initiative aimed at bolstering the defense against money laundering, terrorism financing, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The system, which became operational today

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Citi Establishes Two New Wealth Advisory Centers in Singapore

Citibank Singapore has expanded its footprint in the country with the opening of two new wealth advisory centers, marking the bank’s enhanced commitment to the island-state as a crucial hub for its wealth management operations. The inauguration of the center

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810,000 Failed Logins, 2.5M Transactions Affected by DBS and Citi’s Service Disruption

The impact of the DBS and Citibank digital banking disruption on 14 October was wide, with up to 810,000 attempts to access the digital banking platforms of both banks failing between 2.54 pm and 4.47 am the following day. Approximately

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MAS to Take Supervisory Action Against DBS and Citibank After Service Disruptions

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has instructed DBS Bank and Citibank to investigate why they were unable to fully recover their systems within the set timeframe during a recent banking services disruption. MAS requires all banks to have in

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MAS Fines Citi, DBS, OCBC, and Swiss Life Following Wirecard Probe

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has imposed penalties amounting to S$3.8 million in total on Citibank, DBS Bank, OCBC, and Swiss Life for breaching its Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) requirements. MAS discovered these breaches

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Singapore Passes MAS’ Bill on ‘COSMIC’ to Gather Info on “Red Flag” Customers

The Singapore parliament has passed the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) bill to establish the COSMIC platform. COSMIC is a secure digital platform for financial institutions to share with one another, information on customers who exhibit multiple “red flags” that

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Meet the 65 Finalists at the SFF Global Fintech Awards 2022

The SFF Global Fintech Awards 2022, presented by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and supported by PwC Singapore, is themed “Embracing Digital, Charting the New Normal”. 223 submissions were received across nine award categories,

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SME Lender Validus and Citi Set Up US$100 Million Securitisation Facility

Southeast Asian SME growth financing platform Validus and Citibank announced the establishment of a US$100 million securitisation facility. This will be collateralised by SME loans originated by Validus in Singapore. In March this year, Validus announced that it had inked

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Meet the 8 Startups Selected for Singapore’s Government Backed Blockchain Accelerator

Tribe Accelerator, a blockchain accelerator backed by Enterprise Singapore, announced the onboarding of new partners to its program. Despite having launched only last year Tribe Accelerator has already garnered the support of multiple government and corporate partners, including AXA, BMW

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Singapore’s Path to Digital Economy Still Facing Some Roadblocks

Use of mobile banking has overtaken physical branch interactions by 15% during the past 12 months, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Singapore Retail Banking Satisfaction Study. It is clear that Singapore’s Smart Nation journey to digitally transform its banking

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