Brazilian Central Bank advances with open banking, which is set to bring unprecedented transparency – and competition – to retail banking
Inter-American Development Bank also wants to make cross-border fintech activity easier
Financial regulator updates KYC/AML rules, plans new fintech licensing system
“No need” to do it sooner, says industry association
Five months in, no companies have requested approval to operate under Mexico’s Fintech Law
Andres Fontao, co-founder and managing partner at Finnovista, identifies the growth areas for LatAm fintech this year
Mexico’s CoDi payments system is designed to help small businesses get paid electronically
Ahead of Mexico’s change in government, startups complain about delays while the central bank assures continuity
A regulatory change makes it easier for Brazil’s digital lenders to tap international investors
Latin American banks should make better use of emerging tech to boost cyber resilience, says Organization of American States
Big Tech could cause “truly important destabilizing effects”, warns González Rosas
Startups will need to be strategic and spend more to comply with new rules – but the specifics of the fintech law will drive investment
Planned rules to track credit card receivables centrally could drive competition, tech in Brazil’s payments system
New regulations for debit and credit card transactions in Mexico aim to encourage tech innovation
Central Bank of Chile proposes easier market access for new payment cards, makes back-up plan for clearing system
Regulators allow Argentina’s insurance companies to invest in startups via venture capital funds
Brazilian payments companies told to strengthen cyber defenses | Secondary regulations for Mexican payments companies released
Clearer definition of fintech rules would help startups, say industry specialists
A 1-minute tour of the state of fintech regulation in Latin America
Banco do Brasil is trialing APIs for third party developers
Secondary regulations on APIs and open banking are a priority, says CNBV’s Carlos Orta
The vice-president for regulatory policy discusses fintech in Mexico
Lenders can seek authorization to operate independently – but now face tougher tax and accounting rules
Salaries paid through digital wallets generate a regulatory question, says deputy governor of Argentina’s central bank
The risks – or not – of tech innovation in financial services
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