Talking Heads: Crypto’s Maturity & Singapore’s Regulatory Landscape ft. Independent Reserve CEO Adrian Przelozny
Established in Australia in 2013, Independent Reserve is Singapore’s first licensed cryptocurrency exchange, having been granted approval by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to operate as a regulated provider for digital payment token (DPT) services in October 2021.
We sat down with Adrian Przelozny, CEO and co-founder of Independent Reserve, to discuss the maturity of the crypto ecosystem, how more traditional finance institutions are getting involved, and Singapore’s evolving regulatory approach to cryptocurrencies.
Key talking points:
- There’s now a much higher correlation between crypto assets and traditional investments
- Institutional adoption is increasing
- The industry is moving at a faster-than-expected pace
- MAS regulations aimed at protecting retail investors might be “counterintuitive”