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Crypto Exchange Upbit Gets Full Licensing in Singapore
Upbit said it is "poised to expand [its] range of offerings," having acquired a MPI license.
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How Singapore's Stance on Digital Assets Compares to Other Places
How Singapore's Stance on Digital Assets Compares to Other Places
Singapore has been trying to strike the right balance between regulation and innovation in crypto, but how does the country's approach compare with other regions in Asia? TRM...
How Singapore's Stance on Digital Assets Compares to Other Places

Singapore’s Approach to Crypto Regulation
Singapore’s Approach to Crypto Regulation
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently released the second and final tranche of responses as feedback on a consultation paper of proposed regulations for crypto se...
Singapore’s Approach to Crypto Regulation

Ravi Menon, Managing Director of MAS
'Cryptocurrencies Have Failed the Test of Digital Money,' MAS' Managing Director Says
Ravi Menon, the Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, said crypto has performed poorly as a medium of exchange or store of value.
Ravi Menon, Managing Director of MAS

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Singapore's Central Bank Releases Stablecoin Regulatory Framework
Stablecoins must hold minimum base capital 1 million Singapore dollars ($740,000) and provide redemption within no more than five business days of a request
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Singapore's MAS Orders Crypto Firms to Keep Customer Assets in a Trust by Year-End
The MAS has also restricted crypto service providers from facilitating lending and staking of tokens by their retail customers.
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Ripple Obtains In-Principle Approval for Major Payments Institution License in Singapore
Authorities in Singapore have awarded 190 Major Payment Institution Licenses, with 11 going to Digital Payment Token companies.
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Central Banks Introduce CBDC, Stablecoin Standards With Amazon, Grab Running Trials
Central Banks Introduce CBDC, Stablecoin Standards With Amazon, Grab Running Trials
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has proposed standards for using digital money, including central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and tokenized bank deposits, on a d...
Central Banks Introduce CBDC, Stablecoin Standards With Amazon, Grab Running Trials

NY Fed, Singapore Regulator Verify CBDC Use for Cross-Border Payments
NY Fed, Singapore Regulator Verify CBDC Use for Cross-Border Payments
Central bank digital currency (CBDC) systems operating on different types of networks can be used for cross-border and cross-currency payments, according to a new report publi...
NY Fed, Singapore Regulator Verify CBDC Use for Cross-Border Payments