How Singapore eases city traffic with contactless payments

Taking public transportation in Singapore is a different experience than most cities around the world. Recognized for its smart-city achievements, its one of the early adopters of contactless payment ... Read More

Singapore Drafting AML Regulations Around Cryptocurrency

Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, who also serves as Minister in Charge of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has revealed that MAS is in the process of ... Read More

Singapore warns of potential risks of virtual currency-related investment schemes

The Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have observed the emergence of initial coin (or token) offerings (ICOs), and other investment schemes involving digital ... Read More

Singapore FinTech Festival to return this year

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today announced the second edition of the Singapore FinTech Festival, to be held in Singapore from 13 to 17 November 2017. Organised in ... Read More

International law firm launch an alliance with a law firm in Singapore

Ashurst launches Formal Law Alliance with ADTLaw in Singapore The alliance, which has received approval from the Legal Services Regulatory Authority of Singapore, will operate under the name Ashurst ... Read More

Baltic Exchange outlines bold plans to enhance maritime leadership role

Development of post-trade digital maritime market infrastructure Move into LNG and container indices Enhancement of regulatory role Change of data distribution policies Newly appointed Baltic Exchange Chief Executive Mark ... Read More
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Singapore and Malaysian Law Firms launch Fintech practice

The surge of financial technology into the mainstream in both Singapore and across the border in Malaysia has encouraged two prominent regional law firms to establish dedicated fintech practices.  ... Read More

Singapore and France bolster FinTech ties with cooperation agreements

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today signed cooperation agreements with the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR) and the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) of France ... Read More

ayondo is scheduled to list at a valuation of $158 million in Singapore

ayondo ( ) is a FinTech company within social trading with CFD and Spread Betting as a part of its offering. Stefan Willebrand was the original founder of ... Read More

Ex-DBS trader gets jail in a scheme to defraud CFDs providers in Singapore

Mr Tey Thean Yang Dennis (Tey) was today sentenced to a total of 16 weeks’ imprisonment as a result of a conviction arising from a joint investigation conducted by ... Read More
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