MAS Fine Standard Chartered Bank and Coutts for 1MDB Related AML Breaches
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has implemented penalties of S$5.2 million and S$2.4 million on Standard Chartered, Singapore Branch and Coutts & Co, Singapore Branch for anti money laundering (AML) breaches. This is related to the 1MDB related flows through the banks.
MAS has served a notice of its intention to issue a Prohibition Order agasint Tim Leissner, a former director of Goldman Sachs (Singapore) for making false statements on behalf of Goldman Sachs (Asia) without its knowledge or consent.
News Source: MAS Press Release
About Monetary Authority of Singapore
Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is Singapore’s central bank, which was formed back on 1 January 1971. It promotes sustained, non-inflationary economic growth through appropriate monetary policy formulation and close macroeconomic surveillance of emerging trends and potential vulnerabilities. MAS manages Singapore’s exchange rate, foreign reserves and liquidity in the banking sector. It is also an integrated supervisor overseeing all financial institutions in Singapore — banks, insurers, capital market intermediaries, financial advisors, and the stock exchange.
- Origin : Singapore
- Assets : USD 385.12 billion
- Revenue : USD 1.89 billion
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Updated on 8th August 2016