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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

On 24 May 2018[1], the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) issued a media release stating that it has issued warnings to 8 digital token exchanges and an initial coin offering Read more

October 12, 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 24 May 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) announced that it has issued a warning to eight (8) digital token exchanges (also known as cryptocurrency exchanges) in Singapore Read more

May 25, 2018

Authors: Quek Li Fei, Mike Chiam, Samuel Ling, and Adrian Toh.   Introduction In previous articles in this on-going series of articles on cryptocurrencies, blockchain and Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”), we discussed how 10 different Read more

May 9, 2018

In previous articles in this on-going series of articles, we discussed crypto currencies; block chain, smart contracts and ICOs, including how the Monetary Authority in Singapore regard ICOs. This article Read more

December 1, 2017

Introduction In our previous articles (which can be accessed here and here), we introduced cryptocurrencies (with a focus on Bitcoin) and highlighted some legal, regulatory and tax issues relating to Read more

September 1, 2017

Introduction In this second article of a three-part series, we introduce initial coin offerings (“ICO”) – including the components of an ICO, a brief overview of the ICO process, the Read more

September 1, 2017

Short introduction: In the first article of this two-part feature, we introduced cryptocurrency with a focus on some noteworthy recent developments concerning Bitcoin. The first article can be accessed here. Read more

August 19, 2014