The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) requires parties to a Specified Derivatives Contract (SDC) to report to a licensed trade repository or licensed foreign trade repository.
What needs to be reported?
The MAS requires the following to be reported:
- interest rate derivative contracts
- credit derivatives contracts
- foreign exchange contracts (with some exemptions)
which is traded or booked in Singapore.
Currently, there is no requirement for CFD derivatives to be reported.
Brokers that deal in the Israeli Shekel derivative have reporting obligations to the Bank of Israel. All non-Israeli firms who hold a position above the threshold (USD15m in aggregate gross notional) are required to report all OTC Derivative on Shekel FX and rates.
For Further information on your Shekel reporting obligations, visit our Israeli Shekel page.
Information to be reported
Entities will be required to report date on transaction, counterparty and specific assets, including:
- parties to the contract
- contract type
- notional value
- settlement date
Who is required to report?
The following entities are required to report in accordance with the MAS regulations:
- banks in Singapore licensed under the Banking Act (Cap. 19)
- subsidiaries of banks incorporated in Singapore
- merchant banks approved as a financial institute
- licensed finance companies
- licensed insurers
- approved trustees
- capital markets services licence holders
- significant derivatives holders
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