Read more about the by the MAS, Association of Banks in Singapore, the Life Insurance Association, the General Insurance Association and the Finance Houses Association of Singapore to help individuals and SMEs affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
MAS has a $125 Million support package for the financial and FinTech sectors to sustain and strengthen capabilities. This will position financial institutions and FinTech firms for stronger growth when the threat of COVID-19 recedes and economic activity normalises.
Singapore offers financial institutions a pro-business and cost-competitive environment, excellent infrastructure, and a highly skilled and cosmopolitan labour force. Find out what makes Singapore a .
Financial Services Industry Transformation Map
In Budget 2016, the Government launched the Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs), which drive transformation at the company, industry and economy-wide levels. The outlines our growth strategies by business lines, programmes for upgrading skills, and an agenda for continuous innovation and technology adoption.
Grants for Innovation
Get funding on proof-of-concepts, hiring, business development and more.
World's first open architecture platform for financial institutions to easily discover FinTechs, quickly design prototypes and rapidly deploy solutions.
Protect your intellectual property faster through the FinTech Fast Track Initiative, Patent Prosecution Highway and ASEAN Patent Examination Co-operation.
The Global Trade Connectivity Network (GTCN) is a cross-border DLT project to digitalise trade and trade finance.
An industry collaboration exploring the use of Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) for Central Bank Digital Currency.
Singapore FinTech Festival
The world's largest FinTech festival for the global FinTech community to connect, collaborate and co-create.
Sandbox relaxes specific regulatory requirements to enable live experiments of innovation within boundaries.
Business sans Borders
A collaborative AI-driven global solutions hub to foster SME digitalization.
Understand more about MAS' payment initiatives like SGQR, FAST, PayNow and UPOS.
MAS works with Tripartite partners to build a sustainable pipeline of professionals and leaders in the financial sector. Financial institutions can get support for hiring and training as well as support for workforce transformation, while finance professionals can tap on funding for skill and career development.
MAS and Enterprise Singapore announced that the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH) will expand to become the world’s first week-long round-the-clock, hybrid digital and physical event.
MAS revoked the Capital Markets Services (CMS) licence of Apical Asset Management Pte. Ltd. (AAMPL) on 28 July 2020, for serious breaches of MAS’ Anti-Money Laundering/Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) requirements. MAS has also reprimanded AAMPL’s CEO and Director Yeh Yin Yee and Director Bernard Kan Cheok Yin for failing to discharge their duties and functions of ensuring that AAMPL complies with all laws and rules governing its operations.
IBF and MAS have launched a skills map for family office advisors to deepen specialist skillsets in order to better serve Singapore’s growing family office ecosystem.
MAS has imposed a composition penalty of $1,100,000 on Asiaciti Trust Singapore Pte Ltd (ATSPL) for its failure to comply with MAS’ Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) requirements.
This consultation seeks views on the harmonised and expanded power to issue prohibition orders, the regulation of virtual asset service providers created in Singapore for anti-money laundering and countering of financing of terrorism purposes, the harmonised power to impose requirements on technology risk management, and the provision of statutory protection from liability to mediators, adjudicators and employees of an operator of an approved dispute resolution scheme.
- Consultation number:
- Start date:
- 21 July 2020
- Closing date:
- 20 August 2020