Events

Cenfri hosts Regulating for Innovation webinar

Cenfri hosts a webinar on Regulating for Innovation at 14:00 (GMT+2) on 23rd October 2017 to key market facilitators within the financial sector.   For regulators, the dual implications of innovation make it a critically important but challenging topic to address. Regulators with a mandate to encourage market development and sectoral growth are obliged to encourage innovative providers and products that help to drive this market development and enhance consumer value. However, regulators are also required to limit systemic and consumer protection risk. Since innovation is new by nature, it can be difficult or impossible for regulators to identify and…

Cenfri participates in 7th Insurance Distribution Conference

Insurtech influence across emerging markets at the Cover conference in Cape Town on 1 September 2017.   The business of microinsurance is hard. Microinsurance delivery has proven to be nearly impossible, and the challenges that insurers are facing are different from those experienced in the traditional insurance business in developed economies. Such challenges include:   imperfect or inadequate knowledge of the consumer inadequate access to the consumer non-traditional consumer needs low literacy levels or inexperienced insurance consumers inappropriate operational cost structures and/or small value premiums   Despite almost two decades of focus on the underinsured and uninsured, microinsurance is reaching just…

Regional workshop on money laundering and terrorist financing: GIABA

Cenfri recently participated in the Inter-Governmental Action against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) regional workshop on money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) risk assessment for financial institutions and designated non-financial businesses and professionals (DNFBPs) in Senegal.   The workshop was targeted at senior officials responsible for anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) compliance in financial institutions and DNFBPs of ECOWAS member states. 

Inclusive insurance business models for Africa regional conference

Cenfri recently participated in the 4th Inclusive insurance business models for Africa regional learning sessions in Kigali, Rwanda.   The event was a combination of high-quality training and plenary sessions aimed at sharing insights on inclusive insurance business models that are making access to low-income market segments in Africa possible.   Around 100 international and regional participants and experts exchanged experiences and discussed key themes within inclusive insurance business models. 
 
Events

Cenfri hosts Regulating for Innovation webinar

Cenfri hosts a webinar on Regulating for Innovation at 14:00 (GMT+2) on 23rd October 2017 to key market facilitators within the financial sector.   For regulators, the dual implications of innovation make it a critically important but challenging topic to address. Regulators with a mandate to encourage market development and sectoral growth are obliged to encourage innovative providers and products that help to drive this market development and enhance consumer value. However, regulators are also required to limit systemic and consumer protection risk. Since innovation is new by nature, it can be difficult or impossible for regulators to identify and…

Cenfri participates in 7th Insurance Distribution Conference

Insurtech influence across emerging markets at the Cover conference in Cape Town on 1 September 2017.   The business of microinsurance is hard. Microinsurance delivery has proven to be nearly impossible, and the challenges that insurers are facing are different from those experienced in the traditional insurance business in developed economies. Such challenges include:   imperfect or inadequate knowledge of the consumer inadequate access to the consumer non-traditional consumer needs low literacy levels or inexperienced insurance consumers inappropriate operational cost structures and/or small value premiums   Despite almost two decades of focus on the underinsured and uninsured, microinsurance is reaching just…

Regional workshop on money laundering and terrorist financing: GIABA

Cenfri recently participated in the Inter-Governmental Action against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) regional workshop on money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) risk assessment for financial institutions and designated non-financial businesses and professionals (DNFBPs) in Senegal.   The workshop was targeted at senior officials responsible for anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) compliance in financial institutions and DNFBPs of ECOWAS member states. 

Inclusive insurance business models for Africa regional conference

Cenfri recently participated in the 4th Inclusive insurance business models for Africa regional learning sessions in Kigali, Rwanda.   The event was a combination of high-quality training and plenary sessions aimed at sharing insights on inclusive insurance business models that are making access to low-income market segments in Africa possible.   Around 100 international and regional participants and experts exchanged experiences and discussed key themes within inclusive insurance business models. 
 

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