Regulating Transformational Branchless Banking: Mobile Phones and Other Technology to Increase Access to Finance

Categories : Regulation and Payment System Governance, Regulation of Digital Financial Services



This paper discusses issues related to regulation of branchless banking targeting the unbanked poor. Based on research from seven countries in Asia, Africa, Central Asia, Europe and Latin America, it observes that policymakers and regulators in developing and transition economies are increasingly embracing transformational branchless banking.