Singapore

May 1, 2014

FATCA Implementation in Singapore and implications for Singapore fund managers

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 […]
December 1, 2017

How Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”) are regarded or regulated in various countries

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 […]
January 3, 2018

Brexit: Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Brexit update We survey recent developments in the Brexit saga from a macro perspective and speculate on the macro implications for Singapore. We also address the […]
July 6, 2018

CNP’s partner, Kenn Lim, featured in Singapore Business Review on views on Venture Capital

Colin Ng & Partners LLP’s (“CNP”) partner, Mr Kenn Lim, provided insights on Singapore’s Venture Capital (“VC”) scene to the Singapore Business Review (“SBR”) recently. He […]
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 […]
January 29, 2019

CNP BCI Team contributed an article on “Regulation of ICOs in Singapore” in Baker Tilly’s update “The Salient Point”

CNP BCI team, partner Mr Quek Li Fei and associates Mr Mike Chiam, Mr Adrian Toh and Mr Samuel Ling co-authored the article on “Regulation of […]
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 […]