Regulatory Updates December 2021

24 December 2021 – Form 1A - Application for a Capital Markets Services Licence for Fund Management Company Form for…
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Singapore’s new fund structure – requirements for the Variable Capital Company (VCC)

Singapore introduced an alternative fund framework, Variable Capital Company (VCC),  to encourage more funds to be domiciled in Singapore and…
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Compliance obligations under the new Payment Services Act

The Payment Services Act (“the Act”) came into force on 28 January 2020 providing new framework for the regulation of…
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Getting set up in Singapore - what are the jurisdictional advantages for fund managers?

Are you a regulated fund manager looking to get setup in Singapore and take advantage of its jurisdictional advantages? Find…
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Payment Services Act updates - Payment Services Bill

Strengthening AML/CFT Controls of Digital Payment Token (DPT) Providers The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently released an infographic setting…
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Licensing Guide - Payment Services Act (PSA)

  Introduction Payment Services Act (PSA) came into effect in Singapore on 28 January 2020 and it streamlines payment services…
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Internal audit and independent assessment for Payment Services Licence holders

  New Payment Services Act (“Act”) came into effect 28 January 2020. Along with the Act, the Monetary Authority of…
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Response to feedback received on MAS consultation paper - Payment Services Act 2019

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”) released a consultation paper on 23 December 2019 on proposed changes to the Payment…
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Payment Services (Amendment) Bill

The Payment Services Act came into force in January 2020. It was released on 4th January 2021 that the Payment…
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Strengthening AML/CFT controls of Digital Payment Token (DPT) providers

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) recently released an infographic setting out recent international developments and MAS’ supervisory expectations on…
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Payment Services Act updates

As Singapore's new Payment Services Act came into effect in January 2020, Argus Global hosted a timely event to discuss…
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APAC Monthly Newsletter, November 2021

MAS Regulatory Updates - Highlights   30 November 2021 – Compliance Toolkit for Approvals, Notifications and Other Regulatory Submissions to…
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CIMA Guidance on The Appointment, Duties, and Responsibilities of Anti-Money Laundering Officers

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority recently issued a reminder regarding the duties and responsibilities of Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officers (“AMLCOs”),…
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Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Guidance on The Appointment, Duties, and Responsibilities of Anti-Money Laundering Officers

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority recently issued a reminder regarding the duties and responsibilities of Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officers (“AMLCOs”),…
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APAC Monthly Newsletter, October 2021

  Articles & Events Summary   Wishing all our clients and friends good health and prosperity. Happy Diwali from our…
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Recent Updates to the List of FATF-Identified Jurisdictions

November 4th | 2021FATF updated their Jurisdictions under Increased Monitoring on October 21st, 2021. The list covers high-risk jurisdictions with…
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Regulatory Compliance Solutions in Singapore

We were delighted to have the opportunity of introducing the Argus team to our colleagues and friends at Waystone, and…
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