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Updates on fund management, capital markets and the SIBOR scandal

Loo Choon Chiaw, Nicholas Chang and Amy Han
Loo & Partners

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has been kept very busy the whole of last year reviewing many important issues, including those concerning fund management, risk based capital (RBC) adequacy requirements of capital markets services (CMS) licensees, admission criteria of Mainboard aspirants, over-the-counter derivatives, short selling practices, the process relating to the submissions and determination of the Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (SIBOR), holding public consultations on the pertinent issues affecting the securities, financial and futures industries and introducing new regulatory frameworks and measures in strengthening the industries. The brief updates herein attempt to inform the readers of some of those issues reviewed and frameworks or measures introduced.

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