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Open banking and debt crowdfunding: Saudi takes action

The Central Bank of Saudi Arabia (SAMA) has finalized regulations for debt crowdfunding activities following a six-month market consultation period initiated in July 2020,...

Indonesia embraces securities crowdfunding as it turns to tech to develop capital markets

Starting 2021 on a productive note, the Indonesian Financial Services Authority, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK), has officially introduced securities crowdfunding to the Republic as...

Malaysia one step closer to Islamic digital bank dream

Joining its regional peers, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has finally entered the challenger banking race with its long-awaited digital banking regulations. The new licensing framework,...

Central Bank of Oman enters fintech playground with sandbox

The Central Bank of Oman (CBO) has followed in the footsteps of its peers by launching its Fintech Regulatory Sandbox, as the Sultanate gears...

Oman’s CMA plans Islamic crowdfunding platform and Takaful blockchain project

Oman’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) is exploring new fintech initiatives including implementing distributed ledger technology for the Takaful and insurance sector as well as...

UAE banking regulator sets up dedicated fintech unit

Polishing its steely determination to place itself on the global fintech map, the UAE’s central bank has inaugurated a dedicated fintech department tasked with...

Pakistan takes digital asset lead

Pakistan is taking the digital asset lead in South Asia, making its position clear in a regulatory consultation paper, as the Islamic Republic intends...

ADGM amends regulations to support fintech solutions

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has amended its regulatory framework governing the provision of money services in...

Going live: Pakistan to test non-banking fintech solutions in sandbox

Almost eight months in the making, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is finally allowing its first cohort to test solutions in...

Iran’s new capital market taskforce to address tech infrastructure

Iran’s newly minted Capital Market Consultative and Advisory Taskforce, established by the Iranian Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO), will house a dedicated technology and...

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