Facilitating electronic cash

Shaikh Shahrukh

21 January, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Facilitating electronic cash

A Stored Value Facility (SVF) is a kind of prepaid e-cash or card that can be used within the scheme of the SVF issuer.

The Payment Systems (Oversight) Act (PS (O) A) and its related regulations govern the issuance and management of SVFs guided by Monitory Authority of Singapore (MAS).

This concept similar to electronic money or e-money only difference is the purpose of use. E-money is used for buying or selling goods and transactions worldwide.

While it can be exchanged for fiat currency and might be considerable equivalent value as per issuer policy, it is much more conveniently controlled and appropriated by computerized banking systems and automated processing.

To provide secure SVF's and tremendous commerce experience that's suitable for everyone the British company Moneycox Holdings Limited set their sister concern firm in Singapore like MSN Private.

The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) has granted MSN Private’s two Singapore Standard Industrial Classification (SSIC) code for doing business within the sector.

With the entry, the company will be able to issue SVF currently the threshold limit stands at $30 million. Moreover, provide e-commerce services to ensure smooth operation of its marketplaces across globally, alongside working on other payment services for consumers within the guideline, including Singapore.

This is a second one initiative after PayPal and might be they are advancing with similar way due to same consumer advisory found on both providers website '' The (trading name) payment service is regarded as a stored value facility under Singapore law.

(Company name), the holder of the (Trading name) stored value facility, does not require the approval of the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Moneycox Holdings Chief Executive Shemul Ahmed said, “Singapore started FinTech journey that’s scoping startups; earlier the SG government imagined a smart financial centre where innovation and technology are pervasive. So the regulatory environment and the benefits of its very helpful for an entrepreneur, we straight to gaining this opportunity of open banking,”

Monetary Authority of Singapore Managing Director Ravi Menon presented an in-depth on financial technology styled "Singapore FinTech: Innovation, Inclusion, Inspiration" at Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 on 12 November 2018.

The Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) is the biggest annual gathering of the global FinTech community, 40,000 participants from more than 100 countries.