Connected With Latham

Episode 13 – Fintech Focus: How Did Singapore Solidify Its Position as a Leading Fintech Hub in 2020?

av Connected With Latham | Publicerades 12/18/2020

In 2020, Singapore solidified its position as a leading center of fintech innovation, as the country continued to advance legislation and regulations to facilitate innovation and hosted the world’s largest fintech event in December. From new payment services and digital bank regimes to the launch of a crypto-asset trading platform by a major bank, Singapore saw traditional financial institutions playing an increasingly important role in fintech innovation. In this episode of Connected With Latham, part of our “Fintech Focus” series, Hong Kong counsel Simon Hawkins, Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Task Force, speaks with Singapore partner Farhana Sharmeen about what we learned from Singapore in 2020, and what we can look forward to in 2021.   This podcast is provided as a service of Latham & Watkins LLP. Listening to this podcast does not create an attorney client relationship between you and Latham & Watkins LLP, and you should not send confidential information to Latham & Watkins LLP. While we make every effort to assure that the content of this podcast is accurate, comprehensive, and current, we do not warrant or guarantee any of those things and you may not rely on this podcast as a substitute for legal research and/or consulting a qualified attorney. Listening to this podcast is not a substitute for engaging a lawyer to advise on your individual needs. Should you require legal advice on the issues covered in this podcast, please consult a qualified attorney. Under New York’s Code of Professional Responsibility, portions of this communication contain attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each representation. Please direct all inquiries regarding the conduct of Latham and Watkins attorneys under New York’s Disciplinary Rules to Latham & Watkins LLP, 885 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022-4834, Phone: 1.212.906.1200

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