The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published new guidelines pertaining to digital token offerings. The document provides additional clarity on the regulatory requirements for intermediaries that facilitate them, while highlighting the reporting obligations of entities offering capital markets products that are not classified as securities.
MAS Publishes New ICO Guidelines
The guidelines state that offerings of digital tokens are categorized as “capital markets products” under the Securities and Futures Act (SFA). The document also states that MAS will determine compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Countering Financing of Terrorism (CFT) requirements for offerings of capital markets products.