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ACRA Amendment adopts FATF recommendation Corporate service providers must conduct due diligence checks Registered FAs and registered QIs must comply with fit and proper requirement Failure to comply will result Read more

June 1, 2015 In this video, we discuss the licensing requirements for setting up a Fund Management Company (A/I FMC or RFMC category) by Partner, Amit Dhume

June 1, 2015

The hedge fund investment industry is maturing. The alternative investment sector, which has grown approximately 10% a year since the financial crisis, is positioned to continue along this growth path Read more

April 1, 2015

Introduction On 22 September 2014 the Ministry of Finance (“MOF”), Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) and the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (“IRAS”) proposed the draft Income Tax (International Tax Read more

October 1, 2014

Introduction On July 21, 2014, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) published a consultation paper in which it outlined their proposed additional regulatory safeguards to protect investors in the capital Read more

August 1, 2014

Introduction In an information paper (“Information Paper”) dated June 2014, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) sought to outline some of the policies, procedures and controls that were required for Read more

August 1, 2014

Introduction On April 16, 2014, Singapore, Australia, Korea, New Zealand, the Philippines and Thailand released a Consultation Paper (“Consultation Paper”) to seek views from the public on the implementation of Read more

August 1, 2014

On 5 May Singapore and the United States signed an agreement to enable Singapore based financial institutions to more easily comply with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”). Read more

May 1, 2014

Introduction On 1 February 2014, amendments to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) Notice on Minimum Entry and Examination Requirements for Representatives of Licensed Financial Advisers and Exempt Financial Advisers Read more

January 1, 2014

Introduction With effect from 1 July 2013, new regulations have come into force that affect closed-end funds. Previously, closed-end funds were specifically excluded from the definition of “Collective Investment Schemes” Read more

August 1, 2013