Senior officials at an SGX RegCo symposium said the regulator will take a more active role in protecting investor interests through greater enforcement action and whistleblower protection.
The APAC RegTech Network seeks to enhance cross-border collaboration on regtech education and implementation across the region.
Moody's says Singapore performs better than other banking systems in a high stress scenario. The new report also looks at banks' digitisation push.
From within the sandbox, iSTOX is currently onboarding the first batch of issuers and investors who will participate in issuance and trading of digitised securities starting in 4Q 2019.
A Wolters Kluwer survey has revealed that 76% of Singapore banks are in the 'data gap analysis' stage in their preparation for MAS 610/1003.
The steering group will identify best practices, monitor trends and emerging issues, and collaborate on initiatives to promote strong culture and conduct.
MAS is consulting on proposals to consolidate regulation of merchant banks under the Banking Act, and to move them to a licensing regime.
MAS is using artificial intelligence tools for risk detection and market surveillance, while also working to strengthen protections against cyber risk, data breaches and AI-based discrimination.
SGX will introduce a 10-minute 'trade at close' session starting from 3 June. The session will allow participants to execute orders at the closing price of a security.