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October 14, 2021

Global | Implementing the principle of "same activity, same risk, same regulation"

The principle of “same activity, same risk, same regulation” is key to achieve a level playing field for all providers of financial services. This Economic Watch analyses this principle, with a focus on the “same risk” element, and explores proposals on how to put it into practice.

January 14, 2019

Digital transformation and competition in the financial sector

Digital transformation has opened the financial services market to new kinds of providers with great disruptive potential, including big technology companies. This article explores how the scope of that integration is conditioned by regulation, data access rules and competition policy.

January 3, 2019

Digital transformation and competition in the financial sector

Digital transformation has opened the financial services market to new kinds of providers with great disruptive potential, including big technology companies. This article explores how the scope of that integration is conditioned by regulation, data access rules and competition policy.

November 16, 2017

Fintech: key regulatory challenges

Transformations in banking as a result of the new digital age are challenging financial regulation and supervision. Benefits and risks from the transformation of financial services. The European Banking Authority’s approach to FinTech. Among other issues.

August 28, 2017

New financial innovation policies in Europe

The importance of financial innovation is increasing in the eyes of the authorities and the media. This is due to the fact that new banking services that are emerging with the entry of new firms into the markets. However, it can also signal the appearance of new areas of risk, requiring closer supervision by the authorities.

January 18, 2016

Digital Economy Outlook. January 2016

In this issue we focus on: EU Digital Regulation Agenda: leveraging digital technologies to strengthen the Single Market; Digital onboarding of financial services: electronic identity as a key element; Internet usage in Spain: generational approach; Update on a European instant payment scheme based on credit transfers ; and…

May 5, 2014

Peru: Financial Inclusion Status in Households

In this note, we focus on the determinants of FI for Peruvian households.
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December 4, 2013

Factores de demanda que influyen en la Inclusión Financiera en México: Análisis de las bar…

Análisis de los factores socioeconómicos que, desde el punto de vista de la demanda individual, influyen en la decisión de no usar los servicios financieros formales de ahorro o crédito en México