Monetary Authority of Singapore
When Singapore introduced its Personal Data Protection Act, for a heavily regulated sector like the financial services industry, it was just another box to tick on a long list of compliance and regulatory requirements -- but that list is about to get longer, reports Benjamin Cher.
‘Insider trading’ is an issue of high public interest, and given recent media reports and commentary on the subject, SGX’s Tan Boon Gin writes about how the Singapore bourse approaches the matter.
Settling bills between friends seems to be enough of a problem that many startups have tried to tackle the issue, and even the banks are coming in. Singaporean startup Kashmi thinks it has a singular solution.
Equity crowdfunding platform FundedHere has been launched in Singapore to facilitate equity-based funding and venture debt for startups in the region from as low as S$5,000 (US$3,700) each, even as regulators in both Singapore and Malaysia look to facilitate such platforms.
Asean stock exchange authorities and regulators have agreed have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a Streamlined Review Framework for the Asean Common Prospectus.