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Can MAS equity grant lift market malaise?

Can MAS equity grant lift market malaise?

MAS wants to bring sexy back to Singapore's small- and mid-cap stock universe by funding more research initiatives and subsidising fresh hires and re-hires at equity research desks.

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Reminder: Crypto currencies are not legal tender

Reminder: Crypto currencies are not legal tender

Singapore's Ministry of Law has reiterated that crypto currencies are not legal tender and businesses should do due diligence before accepting this form of payment.

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Banking Act changes on enhanced safeguards, corporate governance and risk management controls for banks

This article highlights the key changes which came into force on 30 Nov 2018.

SGX RegCo sets out expectations of listed companies conducting ICO

SGX RegCo’s main concern is how the issuer safeguards its own interest and that of its shareholders when it conducts an ICO.

MAS releases updated Guide to Digital Token Offerings

The Guide provides general guidance on the application of the securities laws in relation to offers or issues of digital tokens in Singapore.

MAS releases new FEAT Principles to promote responsible use of artificial intelligence and data analytics

The document sets out 14 principles for firms to consider when assessing existing or developing new internal frameworks to govern the use of AI and data analytics.

Morality & legality of crypto currencies and ICOs

The writer seeks to find a balance between mitigating enterprise failure risk and financial loss to the public consumer with reasonable protection to the consumer.

ABS issues Guidelines for Cyber Security Exercises

Known as the Adversarial Attack Simulations Exercises Guidelines or “Red Teaming” Guidelines, the Guidelines provide financial institutions with best practices and guidance on planning and conducting Red Teaming exercises to enhance their security testing.

MAS issues MAS Notice 637 with changes relating to eligible collateral, interest rate risk in the banking book, and holdings of TLAC liabilities

MAS Notice 637 (Amendment No. 2) 2018 further includes widening the scope of eligible collateral relating to commodities and equity for credit risk mitigation purposes, revising the risk weight for unrated exposures to public sector entities under the standardised approach for credit risk and more.

New resolution regime for FIs in Singapore

The MAS Act has been amended with effect from 29 Oct  to strengthen and enhance the powers of the MAS to resolve distressed FIs in an orderly manner.

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