Posts Tagged ‘MAS’
Fintechist Monetary Authority of Singapore ICOs

Monetary Authority of Singapore Warns the Public About Cryptocurrency ICOs

by JP Buntinxon August 10, 2017
Digital tokens have quickly become the new rage in the financial sector. Particularly cryptocurrency ICOs are of great concern to regulators. Companies raise millions of dollars without licensing or regulatory requirements to adhere to. The Monetary Authority of Singapore warns consumers to exercise caution when dealing with these tokens. It will not be the last […]
Fintechist Fidor MAS Education Singapore

Fidor and MAS Launch an Educational Fintech Effort in Singapore

by JP Buntinxon August 3, 2017
Not too long ago, we mentioned how Singapore may lose the fintech hub crown to Canada. That will not change overnight, though. Especially not if German direct bank Fidor has a say in the matter. Fidor will launch a base in Singapore and spend half a million euros on training students. It is evident the […]

Fintechist_Singapore Switzerland Fintech Treaty

Singapore and Switzerland Sign Treaty To Bolster Fintech Innovation

by JP Buntinxon September 13, 2016
A new agreement between Singapore and Switzerland will focus on Fintech regulation. Regulators from both countries decided to cooperate, allow startups to flourish. Regulation in the fintech sector can be a good thing, but too many startups are encumbered by strict guidelines. This new agreement should alleviate some of those concerns. The Monetary Authority of […]