MAS issues Response to feedback on proposed changes to MAS 105 Appointment of Custodians and Fund Managers by insurers

The transitional period of one year is given for insurers to implement the requirements, including time required to re-negotiate existing contracts.

Fundraising basics for start-ups: a legal perspective

This article seeks to highlight certain legal pointers as a broad guide and framework for start-ups and founders to be aware of when approaching fundraising exercises.

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MAS launches US$5b kitty to woo fund managers to drop anchor here

MAS launches US$5b kitty to woo fund managers to drop anchor here

For access to this stash, fund managers must either commit to deepening their presence or to setting up a major one in Singapore.

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Monetary Authority of Singapore announces tax framework for Variable Capital Companies

This announcement details the manner in which the Resident Fund Scheme of s13R and the Enhanced-Tier Fund Scheme of s13X of the Income Tax Act are to be extended to VCCs.

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Launch of the Venture Capital Investment Model Agreements

The VIMA comprises a pragmatic set of standard-form model documents that have been calibrated to balance the interests of both the investor and the company.

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Note on the VCC: A game-changer for Singapore’s funds industry

This Note by the Second Minister for Finance, Indranee Rajah S.C., summarises how the VCC framework will benefit the Singapore asset management industry, as well as local service providers.

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Updates to MAS’ Guidelines on Licensing, Registration and Conduct of Business for Fund Management Companies

FMCs may now carry on business in fund management with its employees who are not accredited investors subject to safeguards.

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Vic is coming to town – The Singapore Variable Capital Companies Framework

The VCC is an entirely new legal structure that provides an attractive alternative to existing fund or collective investment scheme structures.

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MAS issues Guidelines on Liquidity Risk Management Practices for Fund Management Companies and revised CIS Code with changes for money market funds

FMCs have a transition period of six months to enhance their systems and set up processes for ongoing LRM and stress testing. 

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