Knowledge Highlights 7 February 2020

The fourth quarter of 2019 was marked with new schemes, regulations and pro-business public policy measures in Singapore. We are pleased to provide an infographic of these public policy developments and their potential commercial impact on the following:

  • Green Finance: Launch of S$2 billion Green Investments Programme by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
  • International Trade: Implementation of EU-Singapore free trade agreement (“FTA”) and upgraded Singapore-New Zealand FTA
  • Banking: Impending amendments to Banking Act to strengthen compliance obligations
  • Healthcare: New Healthcare Services Bill to increase regulatory oversight in Singapore
  • Transport: Ban of electric scooters from footpaths

To view the Q4 2019 Review, please click here.