We are pleased to invite you to an upcoming public lecture that will be hosted by Bank Negara Malaysia, in conjunction with the Tun Ismail Ali Chair (TIAC).

The public lecture will be delivered by Prof Thorsten Beck from Cass Business School, London, on ‘Looking Beyond Banks: Alternative Finance, Competition and Regulation’. Details of the event are as follows:

Date: 28 November 2017, Tuesday
Time: 10.00am – 12.00 noon
Venue: Forum, Sasana Kijang
Admission: Free
*Please register online at https://tiac.typeform.com/to/hameVr

Abstract:
In the lecture, Professor Beck will cover the efforts by developed and emerging markets to develop non-bank financial intermediaries to address funding gaps and challenges of financial inclusion. Often driven by financial innovation, this ranges from crowd-funding platforms as alternative to banks and capital markets to mobile money as new payment technology. While providing additional competition and possibly increasing financial system efficiency, they also pose challenges for regulators and possibly monetary policy makers. The lecture will be based on recent research and policy work in this area.

For reference, we have attached the event poster. Should there be any further queries please do not hesitate to contact us at tiac@bnm.gov.my

Public Lecture_Poster

 

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