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The Singapore Variable Capital Company – a game changer for global asset and wealth managers

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Launched in January 2020 by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the Singapore Variable Capital Company (VCC) has been termed as a game changer for the global asset and wealth management industry.

At the one year mark since the launch of VCC, HSBC hosted a ‘live’ discussion on 28 January with a panel of thought leaders from DMS Governance, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, PwC Singapore and Withers KhattarWong to discuss:

  • Latest updates to the VCC framework
  • How the VCC compares with other global fund structures
  • Regulatory, legal, tax, and accounting implications of a VCC
  • Other practical considerations when launching a VCC

To download more information on the Singapore VCC, click here.

Discussion Highlights

  • 00:00s – Update on the VCC framework and its future enhancements by the Monetary Authority of Singapore by Elean Chin, Head, Insurance, Funds and Infrastructure Finance Division, Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • 24:09s – Panel discussion and Q&A moderated by Christine Masters, Director, ASEAN, Business Development, Asset Owners & Managers, Markets & Securities Services, HSBC alongside

  - Connie Wong, Executive Director, DMS Governance
  - Elean Chin, Head, Insurance, Funds and Infrastructure Finance Division, Monetary Authority of Singaporee
  - Anuj Kagalwala, Partner, Asset & Wealth Management Tax Leader, PwC Singaporee
  - Daniel Yong, Partner, Withers KhattarWong

  • 1:05:06s – Closing by HSBC