SVCA Advocacy White Paper Repository & Other Related Documents

2021

SVCA Response to SGX Consultation on SPAC
SVCA is pleased to submit the following feedback to the consultation paper on SGX’s proposal to introduce a primary listing framework for Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”) in Singapore to list on the Mainboard of SGX SPACs

2020

SVCA Response to MAS Questionnaire on Singapore Limited Partnership Regime
MAS and ACRA are conducting a review of the Singapore Limited Partnerships regime. SVCA provided feedback on the current process and procedures in a limited partnership, under Singapore law.

Discussion with MAS on COVID-19
SVCA held a discussion with MAS on how the industry, and SVCA members, are coping with the COVID-19 situation and gave suggestions from our members on how MAS (or the Singapore government more broadly) might specifically help the fund management industry at this time.

2018

S13X and Knowledgeable Employee Exemptions by SVCA Advocacy Subcommittee

The SVCA Advocacy Subcommittee identified two issues to bring up to MAS during regular feedback meetings. The SVCA Advocacy Subcommittee wrote the two papers, the S13X Paper and the Knowledgeable Employee Exemption paper to campaign and advocate for the PE/VC industry. 

S13X Paper by SVCA Advocacy Subcommittee
S13X Response Paper by SVCA Advocacy Subcommittee
Knowledgeable Employee Exemption by SVCA Advocacy Subcommittee

In July 2018, MAS has published their guidelines on employee investments on the MAS website. Link to the revised guidelines HERE

February 2018

SVCA Feedback on Proposed Outward Re-domiciliation Framework

MAS sought SVCA's comments on several questions regarding a proposed outward re-domiciliation framework. The SVCA Advocacy Subcommittee's reply is as per the link above.

2017

SVCA Response to S-VACC Consultation Paper 2017

MAS sought responses from the Private Equity & Venture Capital industry on the S-VACC. SVCA's response is linked below. The S-VACC is now known as the Variable Capital Company (VCC) act. 

2016

SVCA’s Discussion Paper for Venture Capital Fund Management Companies

SVCA wrote to MAS to advocate for VC fund management companies in Singapore, the issues they face and proposals to amend and enhance the existing regime for VCFMCs.