Featured Product

    MAS Amends Notices Related to Residential Property Loans

    May 05, 2020

    MAS published amendments to Notices 632B, 645A, 825B, 831A, 1106B, and 1115A related to the residential property loans in Singapore. Additionally, MAS published amendments to Notices 642 and 1113 related to motor vehicle loans, along with amendments to Notices 635, 827, and 1109 related to unsecured credit facilities to individuals. The amendments shall take effect on May 06, 2020. Notices 825B, 827, and 831A apply to all finance companies in Singapore; Notices 632B, 635, 642, and 645A apply to all banks in Singapore; and Notices 1106B, 1109, 1113, and 1115A apply to all merchant banks in Singapore.

    Notice 632B sets out the rules for banks when granting residential property loans, including limits on loan amount, conditions for loans, and tenure of credit and refinancing facilities. Notice 825B sets out the requirements for finance companies to comply with when granting new and refinanced residential property loans, including loan-to-value (LTV) limits and loan tenure rules. Notice 1106B sets out rules for merchant banks when granting residential property loans to individuals and non-individuals. Notices 645A, 831A, and 1115A set out requirements on computing the total debt servicing ratio (TDSR) for property loans for banks, finance companies, and merchant banks, respectively. Notices 642 and 1113 set out rules for banks and merchant banks, respectively, when granting motor vehicle loans to individuals, including loan tenure and LTV limits. Notices 635, 827, and 1109 set out requirements on granting an unsecured non-card credit facility to an individual for banks, finance companies, and merchant banks, respectively.

     

    Effective Date: May 06, 2020

    Keywords: Asia Pacific, Singapore, Banking, Securities, Residential Property Loans, Merchant Banks, Debt Service Ratio, LTV, MAS

    Related Articles
    News

    UK Government to Set Out Rules on Wind-down of Critical Benchmarks

    HM Treasury notified that, after considering all responses, the government intends to bring forward further legislation, when the Parliamentary time allows, to address issues identified in the consultation on supporting the wind-down of critical benchmarks.

    May 07, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EIOPA Launches Stress Test for Insurance Sector in EU

    EIOPA launched the 2021 stress test for the insurance sector in EU.

    May 07, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    UK Authorities Publish Third Edition of Regulatory Initiatives Grid

    UK authorities jointly published the third edition of Regulatory Initiatives Grid setting out the planned regulatory initiatives for the next 24 months.

    May 07, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EC Consults on Regulation on Non-Financial Sustainability Disclosures

    EC is requesting feedback on the proposed Commission Delegated Regulation on the content, methodology, and presentation of information that large financial and non-financial undertakings should disclose about their environmentally sustainable economic activities under the Taxonomy Regulation.

    May 07, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    OSFI Outlines Prudential Policy Priorities for Coming Months

    OSFI has set out the near-term priorities for federally regulated financial institutions and federally regulated private pension plans for the coming months until March 31, 2022.

    May 06, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BIS Announces TechSprint on Innovative Green Finance Solutions

    Under the Italian G20 Presidency, BIS Innovation Hub and the Italian central bank BDI launched the second edition of the G20 TechSprint on the lookout for innovative solutions to resolve operational problems in green and sustainable finance.

    May 06, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ACPR Publishes Version 1.0.0 of RUBA Taxonomy

    ACPR published Version 1.0.0 of the RUBA taxonomy, which will come into force from the decree of January 31, 2022.

    May 06, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    EBA Proposed Regulatory Standards for Central Database on AML/CFT

    EBA proposed the regulatory technical standards on a central database on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) in EU.

    May 06, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    ECB Responds to EC Consultation on Crisis Management Framework

    ECB published its response to the targeted EC consultation on the review of the bank crisis management and deposit insurance framework in EU.

    May 06, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    News

    BCBS, CPMI, and IOSCO to Survey Market Participants on Margin Calls

    BCBS, CPMI, and IOSCO (the Committees) are inviting entities that participate in market infrastructures and securities markets through an intermediary as well as non-bank intermediaries to complete voluntary surveys on the use of margin calls.

    May 05, 2021 WebPage Regulatory News
    RESULTS 1 - 10 OF 6942