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On 30 November 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued an updated Guide to Digital Token Offerings (the “2018 Guide”). You may access the 2018 Guide on the MAS Read more

December 5, 2018

On 22 May 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued two (2) consultation papers to improve market operators’ business flexibility when establishing new centralized trading facilities and speed to Read more

November 26, 2018

On 14 November 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) released a consultation paper “Sandbox Express” as part of its actions after reviewing its experience gained from the FinTech Regulatory Read more

November 20, 2018

Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”) and cryptocurrencies have been very much in the news and in many media and social media channels lately for various reasons. You may have read about Read more

October 26, 2018

Introduction The Companies Act (Cap.50) of Singapore (the “Act”) has recently undergone various legislative amendments pursuant to the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017. Some of these amendments came into effect on Read more

September 28, 2018

FMCs may now carry on business in fund management with its employees who are not accredited investors subject to safeguards Introduction On 3 July 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore Read more

September 28, 2018

The Stamp Duties (Amendment) Bill (“Amendment Bill”) was read for the first time in Parliament on 6 August 2018. The main proposed change is to introduce a new Part VIIIA Read more

September 28, 2018

In light of the latest revisions to the Additional Buyers’ Stamp Duty (“ABSD”) regime significantly increasing the ABSD liabilities for ownership of second and subsequent residential properties which were announced Read more

September 27, 2018

In a previous article of our on-going discussions on cryptocurrency in Singapore, we introduced the process and potential legal and regulatory ramifications of an initial coin offering (“ICO”)[1]. With blockchain-based Read more

September 27, 2018

On 10 September 2018, the Variable Capital Companies Bill (“Bill”) was moved for the first reading in Parliament paving the way for an alternative form of corporate vehicle under Singapore Read more

September 27, 2018