MAS Bill Set to Enhance Investigative and Supervisory Powers

The Financial Institutions (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, or FIMA Bill, aims to enhance the abilities of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to enforce its regulatory regime and supervise capital markets Financial Institutions (FIs).

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MAS Revises FAA and SFA Competency Requirements

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has finalised its revision of competency requirements for representatives conducting regulated activities under the Financial Advisers Act 2001 (FAA) and the Securities and Futures Act 2001 (SFA).

MAS has now published its finalised response that addresses questions and feedback given concerning the 2020 Consultation Paper.

Finalised revisions will replace the current FAA Notice and SFA Notice and come into effect on 01 April 2024.

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