Selected Issues in Regulation and Supervision of Fintech


Selected Issues in Regulation and Supervision of Fintech (SIFR) is a 5-day course that focuses on the prudential and conduct regulation and supervision of technology driven innovation in financial services (fintech). It is designed to give participants an overview of the key issues globally in relation to fintech regulation, tailored to local needs. The course is delivered by the Financial Regulation and Supervision Division (FR) of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department (MCM) and draws on the IMF/WB Bali Fintech Agenda, IMF publications on fintech, and work done by global standard setting bodies. It is the flagship fintech course offering of the FR division, constantly evolving, and has been delivered to training institutes globally over several years. The target audience is mid-senior level participants, with experience in one or more of the following areas: financial sector regulation and supervision, financial stability, technology, crypto assets, big tech, and big data. The course covers a broad syllabus including sandboxes and innovation hubs, blockchain and crypto assets (including stablecoins), machine learning and regtech / suptech, regulation and supervision of e-money, banking-as-a-service and BigTech. The course does not cover payments or market infrastructure such as payment systems, FMIs, or CBDCs. It also does not cover financial integrity matters including AML and CFT (please visit other IMF course offerings for these topics).

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Course Details

Start: 20240513May 13
End: 20240517May 17

Language: English

Sponsoring Organization: JVI/IMF

Admin Arrangements

Application Deadline: February 25, 2024

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