of our regulatory cooperation, MAS is actively
involved in technical assistance initiatives through
collaboration with central banks and financial
MAS organised the inaugural and second run of
the MAS Regional Banking Supervisors’ Training
Programme in May and November 2005 respectively.
The two runs of the training programme were well-received
by participants from 12 countries. MAS organised
the third run of this training programme in May
MAS also provided trainers and speakers for programmes
organised by the Southeast Asian Central Banks
Centre for training, the Asian Development Bank,
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Financial Regulators
Training Initiative and the International Monetary
Fund-Singapore Training Institute (IMF-STI).
In December 2005, MAS helped the APG conduct a
training workshop on anti-money laundering and
counter-terrorism financing for officials from
APG countries. The workshop was held at the IMF-STI
and co-hosted by the IMF-STI and MAS. In addition,
we hosted study visits and attachments and provided
resource persons for assessment programs like the
Financial Sector Assessment Programme (FSAP).
To promote capacity building and enhance regulatory
cooperation in the securities arena, MAS hosted
the Capital Markets Seminar, a regional training
programme for securities regulators, in August
2005. From 2007 onwards, MAS will work with the
Toronto Centre to host a joint Regional Securities
Markets Regulation Leadership Program.