Singapore vs. London: Who Wins the Fintech Title?

According to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Singapore is not far from surpassing London to claim the title of top fintech hub of the world.  The ACCA’s September report noted ... Read More

Singapore and South Korea sign cooperation agreement in FinTech

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Korean Financial Services Commission (KFSC) today signed a cooperation agreement to foster greater cooperation in FinTech. The signing took place at ... Read More

MAS: Falcon Bank to Cease Operations due to serious failures in AML controls

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today that it is withdrawing the merchant bank status of Falcon Private Bank Ltd, Singapore Branch (Falcon Bank) for serious failures in ... Read More

FXecosystem Announces Asia Expansion

FXecosystem, a leading provider of institutional and retail FX outsourced connectivity services, announces expansion into Asia, with the opening of its regional headquarters in Singapore and a point of ... Read More

Asia Closes In On UK In Forex Market Dominance

For weeks now, analysts have warned that the U.K.’s dominance in FX trading is waning. Now, for the first time in more than a decade, the U.K.’s share of ... Read More

KKR Expands Asia Pacific Leadership Team With New Appointments in China, Korea, and Singapore

KKR today announced that the firm is making important additions to its private equity investment team in Asia, specifically a change in leadership in China and the addition of new senior investment ... Read More

Fintech ‘crucial to Singapore’s status as Asian finance hub’

The explosion of financial technology, or fintech, will allow millions of unbanked Asians to have easy access to financial services – and Singapore has a role to play in ... Read More
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Global law firm Reed Smith launched a Formal Law Alliance in Singapore

Global law firm, Reed Smith, today announces a substantial, further investment in Singapore with the launch of a Formal Law Alliance (FLA) with Singapore law practice, Resource Law LLC. ... Read More

Singapore leads Hong Kong in race to be Asia’s fintech hub

Singapore has pushed ahead of regional rival Hong Kong in the race to emerge as Asia’s financial technology (fintech) hotspot. State funding, light-touch regulation and a recent move to allow ... Read More

Bitcoin exchange Quoine raises $20m venture investment

Quoine, a Singapore-based Bitcoin exchange, has closed a $20 million funding round, leveraging off the large opportunity for Bitcoin in the Japanese market, led by venture capitalists (VCs) and other ... Read More
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