Category: MAS

Singapore Seeks Detailed Information From Crypto Firms Ahead of New Regulations, Report Unveils

Financial authorities in Singapore are taking steps toward increased oversight in the crypto space with the city-state’s central bank reportedly asking companies to provide additional information about their activities and assets. Ahead of a possible broadening of the applicable rules, the......

Crypto Lender Hodlnaut Pauses Withdrawals — Company Cites Market Conditions, Despite Recent Crypto Rally

On August 8, the crypto exchange and lending platform Hodlnaut announced that the company has paused withdrawals, token swaps, and deposits. Hodlnaut joins a slew of crypto firms that have frozen withdrawals during the last three months, leaving customers little hope......

Troubled Crypto Hedge Fund 3AC Reprimanded by Singapore’s Monetary Authority, Liquidators Eye Su Zhu’s Properties

On Wednesday, it was reported that the crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) was liquidated by a British Virgin Islands court and following the alleged liquidation, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has reprimanded 3AC for misleading regulators. Furthermore, reports......

Singapore’s Central Bank: We Want to Be a Responsible Global Crypto Hub

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country’s central bank and the regulator of the crypto sector, says that its licensing process for digital asset service providers needs to be stringent. “It needs to be because we want to be a......

100 Companies Fail to Obtain Crypto Licenses in Singapore Due to Tough Regulation

More than 100 companies that applied for a license to offer crypto services in Singapore have either been turned down or withdrawn their applications. “Cryptocurrencies could be abused for money laundering, terrorism financing, or proliferation financing due to the speed and......