On July 18, 2013, the Singapore Ministry of Finance announced that it was modifying its Exchange of Information (EOI) regime in a variety of ways, including issuing a notice that it intended to conclude an “intergovernmental agreement” (“IGA”) with the U.S.
Sustainability reporting is the publication of environmental, social and governance information in a comprehensive and strategic manner that reflects the activities and outcomes across these three aspects of an organisation’s performance.
A 2012 global-fraud survey conducted by ACI Worldwide, a global provider of electronic payments solutions for financial institutions, retailers, and processors, showed that one in four respondents said that they have been victims of credit, debit or pre-paid card frauds over the last five years.
If you have a startup in Singapore, ignore the business plan, financial projections, valuations, and statistics (for now) – look at yourself – are you the kind of CEO that investors will want to spend $1 million USD to have coffee or champagne with?
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) ushered in a new era for the Asian capital markets in February by issuing a consultation paper on the proposed regulation of over the counter (OTC) derivatives.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore's proposal to introduce rules for covered bond issuance would be positive for Singaporean banks if enacted, as issuing covered bonds would allow them to potentially diversify their funding base and lengthen their debt maturity profile, Fitch Ratings says.
With all the innovation in technology and business in and around Singapore, as well as new consumer behaviour, it’s sometimes difficult to separate what will shape the future of payments from what is just hype.
Last month, accountants and finance professionals from all over Singapore gathered at the ACRA Public Accountants’ Conference “Transitioning from Value Protection to Value Creation” to discuss the latest issues facing the profession.