Types of Deposit-Taking Institutions
Find out about the different types of deposit-taking institutions and their permitted activities.
Deposit-taking institutions in Singapore operate as full banks, wholesale banks, merchant banks or finance companies. Find out about the regulations, updates and licensing for such institutions.
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Risk-based capital adequacy requirements for reporting finance companies incorporated in Singapore.
Risk-based capital adequacy requirements for reporting merchant banks incorporated in Singapore.
Risk-based capital adequacy requirements for reporting banks incorporated in Singapore.
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.
This consultation paper sets out MAS’ proposed revisions to the Guidelines on Corporate Governance for Designated Financial Holding Companies, Banks, Direct Insurers, Reinsurers and Captive Insurers which are incorporated in Singapore. MAS is proposing these revisions taking into account international standards and industry good practices.