Latham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm with more than 2,700 lawyers in its offices located in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. The firm has internationally recognized practices in a wide spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate and regulatory areas. Our success is grounded in our devotion to the collaborative process, which reaches across global offices and practices and draws upon our deep subject matter expertise, an abiding commitment to teamwork and a powerful tradition of creative lawyering.

MAS confirms regulatory approach for best execution and timeline for compliance. By Farhana Sharmeen and Marc Jia Renn Tan On 3 September 2020, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (the MAS) issued a response to feedback about its proposal for holders of a capital markets service license holders, banks, merchant banks, and finance companies that conduct certain regulated activities (Capital Markets Intermediaries) to establish policies and procedures and/or execute customers’ orders on the best available terms…
The guidelines aim to strengthen the accountability of senior managers in financial institutions. By Farhana Sharmeen and Marc Jia Renn Tan On 10 September 2020, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (the MAS) issued guidelines (the Guidelines) to strengthen the accountability of individuals who are employed by, or acting for or by arrangement with, financial institutions, and are principally responsible for the day-to-day management of key functions in financial institutions (Senior Managers), and to promote ethical…