The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a digital payment token license to local fintech company FOMO Pay, according to a Wednesday press release.
- FOMO Pay can now provide payments services using digital currencies, including CBDCs and crypto tokens, the statement said.
- MAS also issued a domestic money transfer and a merchant acquisition license to FOMO Pay.
- Following the 2019 Payment Services Act, Singapore is seen as a beacon of favorable crypto regulation, while countries like China and the U.S. are clamping down on the industry.
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