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Financial Sector Policies

Selected Issues in the Regulation of Fintech (SIFR)

Invitation

Session No.: CE 20.05

Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait

Date: February 9-13, 2020 (1 week) New dates

Primary Language: English

Interpretation Language: Arabic

    Target Audience

    Financial regulators and supervisors responsible for monitoring, regulating and supervising fintech activities and entities.

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    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to have regulatory and supervisory experience at least in one financial sector (such as banking, securities or insurance).

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    Course Description

    This course, presented by the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, explains selected issues related to regulation and supervision of fintech activities and entities. The course covers recent developments of relevant international standards as well as other international best practices. The presentations are also built on case studies to enhance the effectiveness of the course. Participants are invited (and should be prepared) to share their own experiences and views on this topic.

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    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

    • Monitor relevant fintech development in its own jurisdiction and abroad. 
    • Identify and handle regulatory and supervisory challenges related to fintech activities and entities.
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