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Are Singapore Virtual Currency Exchanges Regulated by the Futures & securities Act?

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued a statement clarifying that the offer or issue of digital tokens in Singapore will be regulated by the MAS, if the digital tokens fall within the definition of “securities” regulated under the security laws. MAS’s position is not to regulate virtual currencies. MAS has observed that the function of digital tokens has evolved beyond just being a virtual currency.


Has the Legal Sector Tech Revolution in Singapore Come at a Price?

Rapid advances in technology and the higher demands and increasingly complex international clients are forcing Singapore-based Lawyers to transform the way they work. An example of this is the huge of growth of Wi-Fi on airplanes, with many cities now providing coverage free of charge including on metros and trains.


ACRA Update: RFAs Compliance with Singapore Companies Act

All Singapore Registered Filing Agents (RFAs) were sent a friendly reminder from ACRA regarding ensuring all entities are acting in compliance with Singapore legislation.


The Classification of Digital Tokens As Per Singapore Regulations

According to the Singapore regulations the digital tokens can be classified as “securities” or as “utilities”. The real nature of the digital token identifies the rights attached to it and the terms of its regulation.


How to Set-up a Beneficial ICO in Singapore

Singapore is a key cryptocurrency industry player, positioning itself as a global hub for cryptocurrency and blockchain-based companies and start-ups. Singapore provides a well-regulated legal framework as well as all the benefits of a stable financial centre with a reliable reputation, excellent banking system and low tax rate.


How to Successfully Fundraise Using Initial Coin Offerings

There are many different cryptocurrencies in the market of online trading, (Litecoin, Namecoin, Peercoin are just some examples of names) however the largest and most famous in the investment world is Bitcoin.


How to Write a Legally Binding Will According to Singapore Legislation

If you have dependents such as children, elderly parents, or simply people you care about in your life and want to look after them after your death, a will gives you peace of mind that your assets will be distributed according to your wishes. Technically speaking, anyone can write a will for themselves…


Singapore Variable Capital Company VCC: New Features & Benefits

The introduction of the VCC is a significant positive for the Singapore funds industry. Its aim is to retain Singapore as an attractive business destination and to keep investors wishing to domicile locally.


How Initial Coin Offerings Differ from Initial Public Offerings

Since the hectic and intense ecosphere of the cryptocurrency ventures conception, a new sphere has caught investors’ attention from all over the world, being coined ICOs or Initial Coin Offerings.