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CDCROP: FTX CEO Sam-Bankman-Fried (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
There Was No Cause to Add FTX to Investor Alert List Before Collapse, Singapore's MAS Says
The Monetary Authority of Singapore told CoinDesk it was not possible to prevent Singapore users from directly accessing overseas service providers, and warned regulations don’t protect against risky speculative trades.
CDCROP: FTX CEO Sam-Bankman-Fried (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Singapore cityscape (Unsplash)
Singapore Approves In-Principle License for Crypto Fund Manager Hashkey
The license from the central bank will allow Hashkey Capital's local arm to conduct fund management services.
CDCROP: Singapore cityscape (Unsplash)

CDCROP: Circle Chief Strategy Officer Dante Disparte (left) and Chief Executive Officer Jeremy Allaire (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Singapore Grants Stablecoin Issuer Circle In-Principle License to Offer Payment Products
Circle received its approval shortly after fellow stablecoin issuer Paxos received its own license.
CDCROP: Circle Chief Strategy Officer Dante Disparte (left) and Chief Executive Officer Jeremy Allaire (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

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Stablecoin Issuer Paxos Receives Operating License From Singapore Regulator
Paxos is the latest company to secure a license in Singapore, allowing it to offer blockchain or crypto services to local businesses.
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CDCROP: Monetary Authority of Singapore MAS Building (Shutterstock)
Singapore Central Bank Proposes Stablecoin Rules to Rein In Crypto Sector
In a separate document, the Monetary Authority of Singapore said it's also considering measures to limit retail investors without access to professional advice from engaging in crypto markets.
CDCROP: Monetary Authority of Singapore MAS Building (Shutterstock)

Brian Armstrong, CEO and co-founder of Coinbase, speaks at Consensus 2019. (CoinDesk)
Coinbase Gets Singapore Digital Payment Token License
Coinbase joins Crypto.com and DBS Vickers as major institutions with a DPT license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
Brian Armstrong, CEO and co-founder of Coinbase, speaks at Consensus 2019. (CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Singapore cityscape (Unsplash)
Crypto Unit of Japan's SBI Wins Capital Markets License in Singapore
SBI Digital Markets, a subsidiary of the digital asset arm of SBI Holdings, can now offer crypto securities and derivatives trading services to Singapore customers.
CDCROP: Singapore cityscape (Unsplash)

Tharman Shanmugaratnam, minister in charge of the Monetary Authority of Singapore says the central bank is assessing the merits of a stabelcoin regulatory regime. (Handout/Getty)
Singapore's Central Bank to Consult Public on Stablecoin Regulations
The MAS is reviewing rules to deal with the risks of stablecoins, the minister in charge of the bank said.
Tharman Shanmugaratnam, minister in charge of the Monetary Authority of Singapore says the central bank is assessing the merits of a stabelcoin regulatory regime. (Handout/Getty)

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'Singapore-based' Crypto Firms Leading Market Meltdown Were Not Regulated, Central Bank Chief Says
Troubled companies like Three Arrows – reported by the media as being based in Singapore – have "little to do" with local crypto regulations, said the head of the Monetary Authority.
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Singapore's Central Bank Weighs Further Safeguards on Retail Crypto Trading
The Monetary Authority of Singapore may introduce rules on the use of leverage in crypto transactions.
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