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"We have made a conscious decision to adopt fintech"
H.E. Rasheed M. Al-Maraj, governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, in his keynote address during the Middle East & Africa Fintech Forum 2017 discusses the efforts of the central bank to enhance the quality and competitiveness of services in the financial sector through fintech.
IFRS 9: A convergence between accounting and risk management
The International Financial Reporting Standards 9 is a forward-looking model that will force the finance and risk departments of various financial institutions to determine how expected losses will arise during the lifetime of the loan. However, the road towards its full adoption by January 2018 appears to be a tough one.
Relooking the transaction banking value proposition
The combination of slowing global economic growth, record low interest rates, increasing costs of regulatory compliance, and pace of financial disruption that demands greater investments is making many transaction banks relook their business propositions and operating models.
Singapore’s fintech journey – where we are, what is next
Ravi Menon, managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, talks about the general principles guiding the regulator towards the creation of a Smart Financial Centre during the Singapore Fintech Festival - Fintech Conference 2016