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Financial Sector Policies

Virtual: Selected Issues in the Regulation of Fintech (SIFR)

Apply online by September 27, 2024 Deadline extended

Session No.: AT 24.28V

Location: Ebene, Mauritius

Date: November 11-15, 2024 (1 week)

Delivery Method: Virtual Training

Primary Language: English

Interpretation Language: French Portuguese

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    Target Audience

    Mid- to senior-level officials working in the regulation, supervision and oversight, and financial stability departments at regulatory authorities and in positions with similar responsibilities.

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    Qualifications

    Participants should have experience in regulation, supervision, and oversight (conduct and prudential) and interest in, or experience of, better understanding the impact of new technology in financial services. 

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    Course Description

    This course, presented by the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, is designed to be interactive by using a combination of lectures, case studies, and panel discussions. The course focuses on global developments in the regulation and supervision of technology enabled innovation in financial services, the use of new institutional arrangements such as innovation hubs and sandboxes, the growth of supervisory and regulatory technology (RegTech/SupTech), the implications of BigTech in financial services, regulating crypto assets including stablecoins, the regulation of e-money, and discussions on Open Banking. The course includes practical case studies providing participants with the opportunity to put learnings into practice through group exercises and presentations.

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    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants should be better placed to understand the regulatory and supervisory implications of technology enabled innovation in financial services.

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