A Quick Guide to Cryptocurrency-related Regulators and Companies in Singapore


Since 2017, Singapore Monetary Authority has published a “Guide to Digital Token Offerings” in which they explain in a very clear and detailed way the regulatory framework of digital assets. The MAS distinguishes between utility tokens, payment tokens, and security tokens. It continues to provide clear guidelines on cryptocurrencies for companies to operate by.

Important Regulators to Know

Important Regulators to KnowQuick Description
Monetary Authority of SingaporeCentral bank of Singapore
Singapore ExchangeSingapore’s defacto and full service equities, fixed income and derivatives trading exchange

List of crypto-related companies and exchanges

Temasek holdingsKyber Network

comment: most crypto projects in Singapore are not native Singaporeans, they come to operate due to regulator transparency and friendliness

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