Singapore Exchange (SGX) is Asia’s leading and trusted securities and derivatives market infrastructure, operating equity, fixed income, currency and commodity markets to the highest regulatory standards. It also operates a multi-asset sustainability platform, SGX FIRST or Future in Reshaping Sustainability Together (sgx.com/first).
SGX is committed to facilitating economic growth in a sustainable manner. With climate action as a key priority, SGX aims to be a leading sustainable and transition financing and trading hub.
Headquartered in AAA-rated Singapore, SGX is Asia’s most international, multi-asset exchange, with about 40% of listed companies and over 80% of listed bonds originating outside of Singapore. SGX is also the world’s most liquid international market for the benchmark equity indices of China, India, Japan and ASEAN. For more information, visit www.sgx.com.
The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) plays an active role in promoting and representing the interests of the banking community in Singapore. In doing so, ABS works closely with the relevant government authorities towards the development of a sound financial system in Singapore. Since its establishment in 1973, ABS has promoted common understanding among its members and projected a unifying voice on banking issues. It has brought its members closer together through various guidelines and banking practices as well as the support of projects of mutual benefit to face the challenges of the financial and banking community in Singapore. Today, ABS has a membership of more than 150 local and foreign banks. More information on ABS is available on the website: www.abs.org.sg.
The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) is the regulator of business registration, financial reporting, public accountants and corporate service providers; it also facilitates enterprise. We provide a trusted and vibrant environment for businesses to thrive and flourish, and contribute towards making Singapore the best place for business.
For more information, please visit: www.acra.gov.sg
The Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) is the lead agency that spearheads the development of Singapore’s accountancy sector with the vision of developing Singapore into a leading global accountancy hub. SAC is working to achieve this by deepening the skills of the accountancy talent pool; developing the industry; and creating a hub and exchange by building Singapore into a centre for thought leadership. It is a statutory body under the Ministry of Finance.
Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and related services. During its 175-year history, our organization has grown tremendously in both scale and capabilities. Deloitte currently has approximately 330,000 people in more than 150 countries and territories, and serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Yet, our shared culture and mission—to make an impact that matters—remains unchanged. This is evident not only in Deloitte’s work for clients, but also in our WorldClass ambition, our WorldClimate initiative and our ALL IN diversity and inclusion strategy.
Founded in September 1987, CFA Society Singapore (formerly known as the Singapore Society of Financial Analysts – SSFA) is a professional society that brings together practitioners in the investment and fund management industry in Singapore.
Its principal objective is to promote and uphold professional standards and ethical practice in financial analysis and investment management in Singapore.
CFA Society Singapore is the first CFA Member Society of CFA Institute to be established outside North America and, today, it is the 7th largest member society of CFA Institute with more than 4,000 members.
CFA Society Singapore is a founding member of the Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS).
The Society runs a whole host of programmes for members, CFA candidates, and also the investment community, including Professional Development talks and seminars, Networking sessions, CFA information sessions and examination review classes, and Career Development talks.
CPA Australia is one of the largest professional accounting bodies in the world, with more than 168,000 members in over 100 countries and regions, including more than 8,500 members in Singapore. CPA Australia has been operating in Singapore since 1954 and opened our Singapore office in 1989. Our core services include education, training, technical support and advocacy. CPA Australia provides thought leadership on local, national and international issues affecting the accounting profession and public interest. We engage with governments, regulators and industries to advocate policies that stimulate sustainable economic growth and have positive business and public outcomes.
Find out more at cpaaustralia.com.au.
The Financial Markets Association of Singapore (FMAS) is an organisation formed in 1973 and affiliated to ACI-FMA, the global umbrella body of financial markets associations. FMAS is at the forefront of setting standards for the financial markets’ professionals in Singapore with a strong focus on the domestic agenda. Our history has been inextricably linked with Singapore’s emergence as a leading financial centre in the world. The FMAS adopts a progressive focus on our efforts to promote the association’s key objective of fostering collaboration within the financial market ecosystem. For more information visit https://fmasg.org.sg/about-page/our-history/
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Singapore is the only professional body dedicated to the advancement and development of the internal audit profession in Singapore. For more than 40 years, we have been advocating the interests of the profession and remain committed to raising the profile and standing of the internal audit profession and developing the knowledge, skills and expertise of internal auditors. Representing more than 2,500 members, we enhance technical excellence through The IIA's International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics.
IIA Singapore is an affiliate of IIA Global. As an affiliate, this means that our members are concurrently members of IIA Global and have exclusive access to content, resources and benefits issued by IIA Global. Our members belong to a global community of more than 200,000 professionals in nearly 200 countries and territories who share a common vision to advance their professional growth in internal auditing and add value in their organisations.
The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) is the national accountancy body of Singapore. ISCA’s vision is to be a world-class accountancy body of trusted professionals, contributing towards an innovative and sustainable economy. There are over 32,000 ISCA members making their stride in businesses across industries in Singapore and around the world. world.
Established in 1963, ISCA is an advocate of the interests of the profession. Possessing a Global Mindset, with Asian Insights, ISCA leverages its regional expertise, knowledge, and networks with diverse stakeholders to contribute towards Singapore’s transformation into a global accountancy hub.
ISCA is the Designated Entity to confer the Chartered Accountant of Singapore - CA (Singapore) - designation.
ISCA is a member of Chartered Accountants Worldwide, a global family that brings together the members of leading institutes to create a community of over 1.8 million Chartered Accountants and students in more than 190 countries.
For more information, visit www.isca.org.sg.
The Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) was formed on 22 September 1997. It is a national representative body of investment managers spearheading the development and growth of the industry in Singapore.
By fostering high standards of professionalism and promoting exemplary practice among members, IMAS seeks to set the benchmark for the investment and fund management industry in Singapore.
It also serves as a forum for members in discussions as well as a collective voice where representation is needed on behalf of the investment management industry, facilitating training for its members, and contributing towards investor education.
For more information, visit the IMAS website at www.imas.org.sg.
Run by IROs for IROs, IRPAS is a voluntary commitment by a team of IR veterans united by the same dedication to build a community for fellow IR practitioners. It aims to empower members through education, professional development and networking initiatives, and to promote the sharing of IR knowledge and practices through internal research and partnerships with leading institutions and IR societies around the world.
IRPAS was established in 2006 by leading IROs, supported by the Singapore Exchange (SGX), with the primary objectives of championing IR best practice, enhancing professional competencies and elevating the overall standard of the IR profession in Singapore.
IRPAS’ members comprise representatives from companies across sectors listed on the Mainboard and Catalist of the SGX, as well as private organisations, financial communications advisors and service providers from around the region. IRPAS seeks to represent the views of its members and provide the platform to facilitate dialogue between IROs, regulators and the wider investment community.
The Securities Association of Singapore was formed in 2001 by the retail stockbroking companies in Singapore with the primary objectives of promoting the securities and investment industry and establishing a sound industry structure.
Over the years, its membership has grown in size which includes foreign/institutional stockbrokers and leading CFD providers from the securities and investment industry. The new CFD chapter aims to promote CFDs investment among investors and uplift the high industry standards through public education.
The SAS provides a strong platform for members to actively engage regulators, policy makers and other players in the securities industry on strategic, regulatory, technology and operational issues that affect the industry.