Financial inclusion, innovation and regulation – meeting the challenges of policy reform and capacity building, 2013

This Forum focused on specific themes reflecting current opportunities and challenges including: mobile and branchless banking, retail payment systems, remittances, legal frameworks for secured lending, financial identity and data flows, innovative institutional frameworks and financial education and consumer protection. Forum participants discussed these themes within the context of addressing critical issues which are currently hindering efforts to achieve greater financial inclusion in the region, and developed recommendations for APEC economy financial regulators and policy makers.

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