Cryptocurrency exchanges, also known as digital currency exchanges or cryptoexchanges, are essentially businesses that allow customers to trade cryptocurrencies or digital currencies for other assets including conventional fiat money or different digital currencies.
October 19, 2018
European organisations have been preparing for some time to comply with the European Union’s new data protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which applies to all organisations in the EU.
May 16, 2018
This chapter examines how digitizing the energy value chain through the use of blockchain and other DLT has the potential to revolutionize the energy industry...
March 07, 2018
Companies providing critical infrastructure services in Singapore would have new cybersecurity compliance obligations under recently released draft legislation.
August 09, 2017
A significant amount of attention is being paid to the disruptive potential of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and many businesses are making huge investments in DLT-enabled products and/or services.
July 11, 2017
Our global blockchain team has published a global legal and regulatory guide titled ‘Unlocking the blockchain’.
April 06, 2017
Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs has announced amendments to the Republic’s cybersecurity laws, i.e. the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act (CMCA), after a series of high-profile cyberattacks in recent years.
March 23, 2017
Singapore’s financial regulator, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has launched guidelines for its FinTech Regulatory Sandbox, which is now open for applications.
November 17, 2016
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has on 27 July 2016 introduced the new Guidelines on Outsourcing (Outsourcing Guidelines) to financial institutions following extensive industry and public consultation which commenced in the later half of 2014
July 29, 2016
Fintech is driving innovation in financial services globally and changing the nature of commerce and end-user expectations for payments and financial services. Regulators, financial institutions and investors are showing growing interest in FinTech development. It has been reported that global investment grew to US$19 billion in 2015, with US$13.8 billion invested into venture capital -backed FinTech companies , while in Asia Pacific, FinTech investment was a US$3.5 billion in the first 9 months of 2015, near 4 times that of 2014.
May 10, 2016