Cryptocurrency

May 9, 2018

Regulating Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Singapore

Introduction April 2018 In previous articles in this on-going series of articles on cryptocurrencies, blockchain and Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”), we discussed how 10 different jurisdictions around […]
July 31, 2018

CNP BCI Team taking part in panel discussion on “How to Successfully Navigate the Fintech/Blockchain Regulatory Framework” today

Colin Ng & Partners LLP’s (“CNP”) Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offerings (“BCI”) team represented by partner, Mr Quek Li Fei, associate, Mr Adrian Toh and […]
October 2, 2018

CNP Partner Quek Li Fei and Associates speak at Blocfest Conference in Kuala Lumpur

Colin Ng & Partners LLP (“CNP”) is proud to announce that partner Mr Quek Li Fei and associates in CNP’s BCI (Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Initial Coin […]
October 12, 2018

Regulation of ICOs in Singapore

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 […]
February 22, 2019

The State of Global Cryptocurrency Regulation: Southeast Asia

Following or in spite of the general downward plunge in cryptocurrency value from the first quarter of 2018, termed by some as the “Great Crypto Crash”[1], […]
February 28, 2019

MAS halts Security Token Offering in Singapore, Issues Warning on Websites Soliciting “Cryptocurrency” Investments

On 24 January 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) warned a digital token issuer (the “Issuer”) not to proceed with its securities token offering in […]
April 26, 2019

The case for and against cryptocurrency ETFs in Singapore

What are ETFs? Exchange Traded Funds (“ETFs”) are listed funds that track an underlying basket of assets that typically share a similar investment profile[1], which can […]
June 19, 2019

Update to E-Payments User Protection Guidelines

On 25 April 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) updated the E-Payments User Protection Guidelines (“Guidelines”). The Guidelines set out MAS’ expectations of any responsible […]
August 22, 2019

MAS to issue digital banking licences

On 28 June 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS“) announced that it will issue up to five (5) new digital bank licences. The five (5) […]