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Capital Markets Intermediaries are licensed under section 82 of the Securities and Futures Act (Cap. 289) to carry out any or all of the regulated activities specified in the Second Schedule to the Securities and Futures Act. The regulated activities are:
(a) dealing in securities;
(b) trading in futures contracts;
(c) leveraged foreign exchange trading;
(d) advising on corporate finance;
(e) fund management;
(ea) real estate investment trust management;
(f) securities financing;
(fa) providing credit rating services; and
(g) providing custodial services for securities.
Any person who wishes to carry on a business in any regulated activity under the Securities and Futures Act in Singapore is required to hold a capital markets service licence, unless an exemption applies. The exemptions from the requirements to hold a capital markets service licence are provided in section 99 of the Securities and Futures Act and the Second Schedule to the Securities and Futures (Licensing and Conduct of Business) Regulations.