Petitioner says central bank, securities regulator refusing to take responsibility for bitcoin regulation by not defining as currency or commodity
Ravi Menon sets out raft of initiatives including new Payment Services Bill, technology risk management guidelines, machine readable forms.
MAS executive director says ICOs could be an example for securities markets; Malaysia to consider secondary market for digital assets.
Financial Investment Association says Chain ID is a world first, authentication only has to be performed once every three years.
Regulator says current laws are hindering development of financial technology sector; aims to promote ‘full scale digital economy’.
Report suggests AI and machine learning could create new systemically important players, warns on opacity, audit difficulty.
Why fintech (financial technology) sandboxes aren’t necessarily the child’s play they’ve been made out to be by banks and disrupters alike.
Decision to work together on distributed ledger, other fintech initiatives belie reputed rivalry between two financial centres.
Central bank suggests financial market supervisors use of technology is one of the highest priorities in global regulation.
Commercial and central banks are urgently trying to vault ahead of bitcoin, fearful the technology could overtake them.