MAS conducted thematic inspections on the AML/CFT name screening frameworks and processes of selected financial institutions in 2021. The paper sets out MAS’ supervisory expectations and good practices, areas for improvement, and illustrative examples observed from the inspections. Financial institutions should benchmark themselves against the supervisory expectations and good practices in the paper.
Published Date: 18 November 2021
Residential Mortgage Pricing and Disclosure Practices - Observations and Supervisory Expectations from Thematic Inspections
MAS conducted thematic inspections on the residential mortgage pricing and disclosure practices of large mortgage lenders over 2020 and early 2021. The paper highlights good practices observed from the inspections, and sets out MAS’ supervisory expectations in the areas of (i) transparency; (ii) consideration of customer’s interests; and (iii) accountability and product governance over the mortgage lending business.