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November 17, 2017
Global FinTech Hackcelerator and 2017 FinTech Award winners announced at Singapore FinTech Festival
November 16, 2017
Singapore financial regulator issues guidance on application of securities laws to digital token offerings
November 16, 2017
MAS signs FinTech Co-operation Agreement with the central bank of the Republic of the Philippines

IFC, MAS and ASEAN Bankers Association introduce Industry FinTech Sandbox as part of ASEAN Financial Innovation Network

Priyankar Bhunia
November 16, 2017
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Discussion on regulatory insights and the value of regulatory sandboxes at the Singapore International FinTech Festival 2017

Dean Koh
November 16, 2017
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IP Australia working with two universities to create world’s first trade mark database platform

Dean Koh
November 16, 2017
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S$27million Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Grant from MAS for financial and research institutions

Priyankar Bhunia
November 15, 2017
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Singapore FinTech Journey 2.0 is about a diverse ecosystem, open architecture, international links, talent, conducive regulations, cybersecurity

Priyankar Bhunia
November 14, 2017
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MAS seeks to strengthen financial sector cybersecurity through collaboration with FS-ISAC and ABS

Priyankar Bhunia
November 14, 2017
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MAS and ABS release source-code of successful blockchain prototypes for inter-bank payments from Project Ubin

Priyankar Bhunia
November 14, 2017
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Updates on Singapore's FinTech Regulatory Sandbox- 30 applications received, first graduation in August 2017

Priyankar Bhunia
November 14, 2017
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SWIFT releases discussion paper on use of financial messaging standard, ISO 20022, for unifying FinTech ecosystem

Priyankar Bhunia
November 13, 2017
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China and Australia sign agreement on fintech cooperation

Dean Koh
November 7, 2017
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Researchers from NUS working on defending cryptocurrency against future attacks by quantum computers

Priyankar Bhunia
November 3, 2017
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Singapore’s Financial Services Industry Transformation Map aims to create 1,000 net FinTech jobs annually

Priyankar Bhunia
October 30, 2017
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ASIC expands FinTech cooperation network into continental Europe through agreement with Swiss regulator

Priyankar Bhunia
October 30, 2017
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Protecting data, not devices

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Expert Opinion

Bridging the divide between data-haves and have-nots through data philanthropy

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Expert Opinion

EXCLUSIVE - Data for good - What does a multinational financial services company have to do with a non-profit fighting trafficking?

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
Expert Opinion

Cyber Insurance Market to triple in wake of Recent Cyber Breaches, as explained by David Barton of Forcepoint

David Barton
October 28, 2017
Expert Opinion

Monetary Authority of Singapore appoints first Chief Cyber Security Officer

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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DLT-based cross border trade finance infrastructure to be first collaboration under Singapore-Hong Kong FinTech cooperation agreement

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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Enhanced FinTech regulatory sandbox in Australia to have wider range of eligible products and services and longer testing timeframe

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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Financial Markets Authority in New Zealand to grant exemption for personalised robo-advice

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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SWIFT gpi service surpasses 2 million cross-border payment transactions; next phase of development to include additional digital services

Dean Koh
October 28, 2017
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Preliminary results for SWIFT’s blockchain PoC demonstrate potential for real-time liquidity monitoring and reconciliation of Nostro accounts

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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EXCLUSIVE - Innovating for the future of cross-border payments in collaboration with banks and FinTech startups

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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Singapore exploring use of blockchain to link National Trade Platform to trade platforms in other countries

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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MAS’ Cyber Security Advisory Panel discusses strategies to enhance cyber resilience of Singapore’s financial sector at inaugural meeting

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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Consortium led by MAS and ABS develops software prototypes for decentralised inter-bank payments using blockchain technology

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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Seven initiatives to be launched by Hong Kong Monetary Authority to prepare Hong Kong’s move into a new era of Smart Banking

Dean Koh
October 28, 2017
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Consortium of banks, together with IMDA Singapore, completes proof-of-concept for ASEAN’s first industry KYC Blockchain

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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Australian Securities and Investments Commission issues guidance for issuers of Initial Coin Offerings

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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All SingPass users to have MyInfo profiles by December 2017 in step towards enhanced National Digital Identity

Priyankar Bhunia
October 28, 2017
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Monetary Authority of Singapore forms international advisory panel for cybersecurity

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Monetary Authority of Singapore signs FinTech cooperation agreement with Securities Commission Malaysia

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Australian government introducing legislation to remove double taxation of digital currency

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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LTA to trial mobile payment modes for public transport from Q1 2018; Visa and NETS to join ABT pilot in June 2018

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Using advanced smart cards to deliver secure multipurpose identification credentials

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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RegTech innovation and adoption- Impact, drivers, barriers

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
Expert Opinion

MAS and IMDA to lead industry taskforce for developing a common QR code for Singapore

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Financial regulators from Hong Kong and Dubai enter into FinTech cooperation agreement

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Vietnam to start scrutinising legal framework for official recognition of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Singapore government seeking e-payment solutions for micro-payments at hawker centres and coffee shops

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Accelerating drive towards cashless society in Singapore – A snapshot of recent initiatives

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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IMDA Singapore signs MOIs with financial institutions and telcos to provide SMEs easier access to digitalisation technologies

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Singapore aims to achieve fully cashless public transport system by 2020

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Indian securities market regulator constitutes committee to explore FinTech and RegTech opportunities and challenges

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Australian Securities and Investments Commission investing in data analytics and digital investigation capabilities

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Monetary Authority of Singapore establishes Payments Council to promote e-payments

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Monetary Authority of Singapore to regulate issue of digital tokens which function as securities

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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MAS working with group of banks in Singapore to build joint KYC utility for countering money laundering and terrorism financing

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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MAS introduced ‘SGD-on-ledger’ concept for Blockchain-based interbank payment system PoC

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Independent review commissioned to recommend best path to Open Banking regime in Australia

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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EXCLUSIVE - In conversation with Sophie Gilder, Head of Blockchain at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Bank of Thailand and Monetary Authority of Singapore sign FinTech Cooperation Agreement

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Integrated system from OJK Indonesia to speed up licensing for listed banks’ Bonds and Sukuk Issuance

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Public-private alliance launched by Singapore Police Cybercrime Command

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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White paper published by World Economic Forum looks at Blockchain governance challenges

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Association of Banks in Singapore announces service to enable nearly instant fund transfer using mobile number or NRIC/FIN

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Malaysia’s ANGKASA upgrading IT infrastructure to deliver expanded, always-on payment services across multiple devices

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Financial Services Authority of Indonesia sets up FinTech Advisory Forum

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Australia and Japan establish framework for co-operation on FinTech innovation

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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SWIFT launches industry challenge to develop overlay services that leverage its global payments innovation platform

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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ADB-Bank of Thailand pilot project leverages online social networks to promote financial literacy for youth on first job

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Financial regulators from Australia and Hong Kong sign agreement on FinTech cooperation

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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EXCLUSIVE - Innovations at the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the global FinTech ecosystem

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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World Bank report highlights role of Agent Banking in Malaysia's successful financial inclusion push

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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IMDA signs MOI with Singapore Exchange for easing access to capital markets for IMDA-accredited companies

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Dubai Financial Services Authority introduces ‘Innovation Testing Licence’ for FinTech firms

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Australian Securities & Investments Commission to set up RegTech industry liaison network

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Monetary Authority of Singapore and IFC to collaborate for establishing and developing ASEAN Financial Innovation Network

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Australian government announces several measures for promoting FinTech innovation and growth

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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IMDA Singapore signs MOIs with three leading local banks to provide IMDA-accredited companies with access to innovative banking sector projects

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Dubai government to implement citywide Blockchain-based payments platform

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Indian government launches biometric-enabled digital payment platform for merchants

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Building talent pool, developing proofs-of-concept, bilateral agreements- FinTech initiatives by Hong Kong government

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Hong Kong Monetary Authority develops Blockchain proof-of-concept for Trade Finance in partnership with industry

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Vietnam central bank establishes Steering Committee on FinTech

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Six questions from Australian financial services regulator for entities using or planning to use Blockchain technology

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Financial Services Authority of Indonesia issuing regulations to support OECD’s Automatic Exchange of Tax Information

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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EXCLUSIVE - Building and nurturing the FinTech start-up ecosystem in Indonesia - Strategy and plans at Mandiri Capital

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Monetary Authority of Singapore and Abu Dhabi Global Market to cooperate for nurturing FinTech innovation

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Monetary Authority of Singapore sets up new Data Analytics Group

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Initiative announced to explore Blockchain based trade finance and logistics solution in Dubai

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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New mobile payment system launched in Thailand as part of National E-payment initiative

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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EXCLUSIVE - Integrated Smart Card through collaboration with banks in Indonesia

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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MAS announcements on FinTech Regulation - Striking the right balance

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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MAS announces proof-of-concept project to use blockchain technology for inter-bank payments

Priyankar Bhunia
October 18, 2017
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Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan explains the Fourth Industrial Revolution, how Singapore is part of the leading pack of Smart Nations and connected communities

Jacqueline Kelleher
October 18, 2017
Expert Opinion

PM Turnbull establishes Expert Advisory Group to drive Australia as a leader in Fintech

Jacqueline Kelleher
October 18, 2017
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Payments across Social Networks in Myanmar, through first Social Payments Platform

Jacqueline Kelleher
October 18, 2017
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Australia Prime Minister Turnbull will deliver on Fintech Committee and Digital Identity framework

Jacqueline Kelleher
October 18, 2017
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Prime Minister Turnbull is planning to fund tech research group Data61

Jacqueline Kelleher
October 18, 2017
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Technology aiding Government’s goal for Singapore to become a global accountancy hub

Mohit Sagar
October 18, 2017
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Philippines President Benigno Aquino signs in modernisation plan for weather bureau

Jacqueline Kelleher
October 18, 2017
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Cyber Security front of mind for Directorate of General Tax / Ministry of Finance, Indonesia

Mohit Sagar
October 18, 2017
Expert Opinion

Hong Kong Financial Secretary welcomes future Fintech Innovation

Jacqueline Kelleher
October 18, 2017
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2 Factor Authentication feature introduced to better secure the SingPass service

Cheryl Toh
October 18, 2017
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Smart Villages: Malaysia’s Prime Minister seeks out opportunities for iComm to be expanded to rural areas

Cheryl Toh
October 18, 2017
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Security Firms join hands to form Cyber Threat Alliance, driving collaborative protection

Jacqueline Kelleher
October 18, 2017
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