MAS conducted a thematic review on selected financial institutions’ (FIs) implementation of Fairness Principles in their use of Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML). The paper highlights observations from the review of the FIs’ policies and governance frameworks to meet the Fairness objectives under the FEAT Principles, and their implementation effectiveness in actual AI/ML use cases. It sets out MAS’ recommendations, good practices and illustrative examples observed from the review.
Risk Management and Operational Resilience in a Remote Working Environment
MAS and The Association of Banks in Singapore jointly issued a paper on managing new risks that could emerge from extensive remote working arrangements adopted by financial institutions (FIs) amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The paper, “Risk Management and Operational Resilience in a Remote Working Environment” highlights possible risks to FIs in the areas of operations, technology and information security, fraud and staff misconduct, and legal and regulatory risks. It also examines the impact on people and culture that may be brought about by remote working. The paper suggests key risk management actions and examples of mitigating controls that FIs should benchmark themselves against.