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Digital financial services advancing financial inclusion in ASEAN region

Joint study by University of Cambridge and the Asian Development Bank Institute reveals how individual consumers, households and small businesses use digital finance channels to access credit or raise funds in five ASEAN countries. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance…

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Read about the ASEAN Access to Digital Finance Study.

Regulatory Genome Project announces new participants

The Regulatory Genome Project (RGP) announces four new participants: the Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Invesco and Northern Trust.  The Regulatory Genome Project (RGP), a pioneering initiative to reduce fragmentation in how information about regulatory requirements is shared…

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Regulatory innovation in Indonesia

New programme to collaborate with financial services regulators in Indonesia and help create a more enabling regulatory environment for fintech, is announced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. Hunter Sims The Cambridge Centre for…

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Fintech regulation in MENA

Study reviews MENA region fintech regulatory landscape and wider digital financial services challenges. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, has today published the report from its Fintech Regulation in the Middle…

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Launching Middle East and Africa Fintech Regulation report.

World Economic Forum: How to beat the three challenges to building inclusive digital financial services

An article on the World Economic Forum website co-authored by Bryan Zhang, Hunter Sims and Herman Smit from Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, outlines a series of collaborations aiming to address main challenges in digital finance. “The COVID-19 pandemic has…

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Credit Collections & Rik Magazine: New study highlights progress in fintech regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the Cambridge Judge Business School today published the report of findings from its “Fintech regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa” study, which provides one of the first overviews of the regulatory landscape in the…

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Finextra: CCAF, World Bank, World Economic Forum launch second Covid-19 fintech impact study

The survey is aiming to collect information and from firms globally to gain insights into fintech performance during coronavirus pandemic. Bryan Zhang, Executive Director of the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), explains: “Our previous Rapid Assessment Study provided a…

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Social mission

Professor Muhammad Yunus, who won a Nobel Prize for pioneering microcredit in Bangladesh, tells the CJBS Perspectives video series on leadership about how he was inspired to provide financial services to the excluded. Professor Muhammad Yunus, who won the Nobel…

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Fund management

Diversity in the asset management industry improves perspective and decision making, Hanneke Smits, CEO of BNY Mellon Investment Management, says in a Cambridge Judge Business School interview. The investment management sector needs to broaden its recruitment intake and ensure that…

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Hanneke Smits talking about diversity and fund management.

Business Weekly: Cambridge-Singapore alliance to speed fintech research and commercialisation

New research agreement signed by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the Cambridge Centre for Advanced Research & Education in Singapore (Cambridge CARES) establishes an Asia-Pacific-focused collaboration for the acceleration of tech-enabled…

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