SGX RegCo chief Tan Boon Gin wants to hardcode a whistleblowing policy into the Listing Rules to make compliance mandatory. A consultation will be launched in June.
MAS looks to private banks’ boards and senior management to ensure the effectiveness of policies, processes, controls and systems in sales and advisory practices, and to shape the staff behaviour.
Relief will be provided on SME property loans, import facilities and retail mortgage loans. The announcement comes after a DBS employee tested positive for Covid-19.
A new IMF-MAS paper presents data sources and methods that can be used to analyse and assess cyber risk, illustrated with applications to Singapore.
The introduction of AI will help isolate unusual activity by learning from historical trading patterns and filtering out noise.
S&P Global Market Intelligence believes digital banking contenders Sea and the Grab-Singtel consortium are the most likely to gain coveted digital bank licences in Singapore.
94 companies required to use quarterly reporting are issuers with audit concerns, 6 have outstanding regulatory concerns, and 9 are named under both categories.
DBS was able to cut the trade financing processing time from about a week to under one working day, yielding greater operational efficiencies for trade partners.
MAS asks financial institutions to ensure business continuity and warns that cyber threat actors are taking advantage of the novel coronavirus situation to conduct email scams, phishing and ransomware attacks.
The extension is for issuers whose principal place of business or significant operations are in China, and whose audits have been affected by coronavirus-related measures.