Tag: Malaysia

Malaysia’s ACSR to consult on ISSB Standards for enhanced sustainability reporting

The Advisory Committee on Sustainability Reporting (ACSR), led by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and supported by the Ministry of Finance, is set to hold an online public consultation next month. This event will focus on the integration of the sustainability disclosure standards by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) within Malaysia.

Funding Societies raises major funding to boost MSME financing in Southeast...

Funding Societies, a leading Southeast Asian FinTech company, has recently secured a substantial investment from Khazanah Nasional Berhad and CGC Digital Sdn Bhd. 

Navigating the labyrinth of FATCA and CRS compliance in the APAC...

In a recent post by TAINA Technology, the company dug deeper into remaining compliant with FATCA and CRS compliance in APAC.

Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad launches digital banking app

Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad has launched a fully cloud-native digital banking platform, Be U.

BNM teams with banks, law enforcement agencies to combat financial fraud

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has teamed with a number of key stakeholders in the financial industry and legal world to take on financial fraud and scams.

Malaysian FinTech Payd scores $1.7m

Malaysia-based financial wellbeing platform Payd has reportedly bagged $1.7m for its seed round, which will help it grow its Southeast Asian operations.

Malaysia’s BNM reveals five-year blueprint to transform its FinTech sector

The Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has unveiled a five-year blueprint to help develop the country’s FinTech industry.

Singapore and Malaysia foster financial synergies with payments linkage

Singapore and Malaysia are set to begin a phased linkage of their two payment systems to support faster transactions between the two countries.

Shariah-compliant crowdfunding platform Ethis Global bags pre-Series A

Shariah-compliant crowdfunding platform Ethis Global has raised RM 6.8m ($1.6m) in its pre-Series A round.

InsurTech startup Ouch! said to raise $364,600 in funding

Malaysia-based InsurTech Ouch! has reportedly raised $364,600 in a funding round that will better position it for growth.

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