Financial Policy and Regulatory Strategy

Finance Forward Volume III Issue II

To formulate informed strategies, individuals and institutions aim to understand the recent trends, driving forces and issues within the context of their work. However, in the current globalised world with its intrinsic interconnectivity and complex systems we suffer from the dilemma of an increasing amount of information available and a diminishing amount of time available to absorb it.  Enter Finance Forward, which approaches the field…

Finance Forward Volume III Issue I

History teaches us that many times breakthroughs in science, art, business and technology originate not in finding exactly what we’re looking for, but through serendipity – that combination of accidents and sagacity that leads us to discover new ideas in places we were not looking – or perhaps where we were looking for something else.   The Finance Forward series has embraced this concept by…

Standards Setting Bodies (SSBs) and Financial Inclusion (2011)

The Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) commissioned a study to investigate the challenges and opportunities to financial inclusion faced by five different developing countries in applying international standards as set by five main Standards setting bodies (SSBs). The countries covered in the study were Brazil, Kenya, Mexico, the Philippines and South Africa while the SSBs considered include the Basel Committee on Bank Supervision (BCBS),…

Finance Forward Volume I

With Finance Forward, Cenfri takes a wide-angle view of the forces shaping inclusive financial services in Africa. In this environmental scanning document, we present a snapshot of important ideas emerging in the business, economic, social, technological, physical and political spheres during the second quarter of 2010. Finance Forward identifies four major themes and follows them through several interconnected environments and issues. Drawn from a robust…

Finance Forward Volume II

We are happy  to present the second edition of Finance Forward, an environmental scanning document which looks at forces shaping inclusive financial services in Africa (and beyond).   The benefit of periodically scanning the business, economic, social, technological, physical, and political environments in the background of the “system” of financial inclusion is that we can continue to monitor and understand the implications of further developments…

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Financial Policy and Regulatory Strategy

Finance Forward Volume III Issue II

To formulate informed strategies, individuals and institutions aim to understand the recent trends, driving forces and issues within the context of their work. However, in the current globalised world with its intrinsic interconnectivity and complex systems we suffer from the dilemma of an increasing amount of information available and a diminishing amount of time available to absorb it.  Enter Finance Forward, which approaches the field…

Finance Forward Volume III Issue I

History teaches us that many times breakthroughs in science, art, business and technology originate not in finding exactly what we’re looking for, but through serendipity – that combination of accidents and sagacity that leads us to discover new ideas in places we were not looking – or perhaps where we were looking for something else.   The Finance Forward series has embraced this concept by…

Standards Setting Bodies (SSBs) and Financial Inclusion (2011)

The Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) commissioned a study to investigate the challenges and opportunities to financial inclusion faced by five different developing countries in applying international standards as set by five main Standards setting bodies (SSBs). The countries covered in the study were Brazil, Kenya, Mexico, the Philippines and South Africa while the SSBs considered include the Basel Committee on Bank Supervision (BCBS),…

Finance Forward Volume I

With Finance Forward, Cenfri takes a wide-angle view of the forces shaping inclusive financial services in Africa. In this environmental scanning document, we present a snapshot of important ideas emerging in the business, economic, social, technological, physical and political spheres during the second quarter of 2010. Finance Forward identifies four major themes and follows them through several interconnected environments and issues. Drawn from a robust…

Finance Forward Volume II

We are happy  to present the second edition of Finance Forward, an environmental scanning document which looks at forces shaping inclusive financial services in Africa (and beyond).   The benefit of periodically scanning the business, economic, social, technological, physical, and political environments in the background of the “system” of financial inclusion is that we can continue to monitor and understand the implications of further developments…

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