Anti-Bribery & Money Laundering in Singapore’s Financial Landscape
Singapore’s Money Laundering Scandal
Singapore, known for its fiercely guarded reputation as a global financial hub and growing asset management centre, is currently entangled in one of the most substantial money laundering scandals globally, with a staggering S$2.8 billion (US$2 billion) in seized assets. Entangling nearly 10 financial institutions on its web, which include some of the biggest local and international banks.
Banks Tighten Client Scrutiny
In response, Singaporean banks have instated stricter client scrutiny protocols, highlighting the urgency of combating illicit financial activities.
Scrutiny on Family Offices
Family offices, responsible for managing the wealth of affluent families, have also found themselves under scrutiny due to potential connections with some of the accused. Consequently, the Monetary Authority of Singapore is reviewing its internal processes for awarding tax incentives to family offices and has warned that they will tighten them where necessary.
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