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Examining the financial regulation of consumer-facing fintech in India

The excitement around fintech in India is palpable. This enthusiasm can be attributed to fintech’s potential as a market-led solution to the policy objective of financial inclusion. Fintech can expand the reach of formal finance by offering users personalized financial products in an economically viable manner. Unsurprisingly then, regulation of fintech is central to financial inclusion.

Fintech regulation must prevent and mitigate risks while also preserving the potential for financial inclusion. To understand if the regulation of fintech in India meets these objectives, it is important to analyze the existing regulatory regime. Recent research aims  identified how fintech is regulated in India and make recommendations for improvement. You can read a summary blog post or the more detailed research paper to find out more.

Sarah Corley
Sarah is Deputy Director at DFI and is responsible for developing the DFS profession and providing opportunities for capacity building outside of our online course provision. She has over 20 years of experience within the learning and capacity development within the development and health sector, and is passionate about being a catalyst for change.

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