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Open Banking in Chile: Security and APIs, keys to success

Chile is taking note of its neighbors’ experiences in developing an open banking law

23 November, 2020
Financial inclusion in Mexico: Digital payments struggle to take off

Informal economy, high cash usage, and slow digital payments take-up hinder financial inclusion in Mexico

16 November, 2020
Open banking moves ahead in Chile; Citi Ventures invests in Mexico

 #TopNews: Here are the key stories of the week on digital banking and fintech in Latin America 

6 November, 2020
Visa Acquires YellowPepper; Afterbanks comes to Latam; Fintechs in Colombia grow

#TopNews: Here’s the key stories in digital banking and fintech in Latin America this week

30 October, 2020
Crowdfunding in Colombia, on the rise thanks to more flexible regulations

Colombia’s regulator aims to make crowdfunding platforms more like capital markets for SMEs, through a new regulation

28 September, 2020
Does Peru need a Fintech Law? Banks say yes – but startups aren’t so sure

Peru Fintech Law: BBVA Peru is concerned about the regulatory vacuum of Peruvian fintechs, says Claudia Ganoza, Open Innovation manager

21 September, 2020
Mexico will lose economic force without more fintechs

OPINION: The administrative stoppage due to Covid-19, and heavy regulatory requirements will cause the death of several fintechs

2 September, 2020
Digital payments on the rise in Colombia; Regulatory challenges in fintech; and more

#BuenasFuentes: The most important news of the week on digital banking and fintech in Latin America 

28 August, 2020
This week in digital banking and fintech: Argentine fintechs in regulatory spotlight; Nequi launches freelancer loans; New rounds for Dapp and Joinkey

#TopNewsHere is the LatAm digital banking and fintech news this week that you need to know 

13 June, 2020
Digital banking and fintech webinars: Cybersecurity; Machine Learning; and more

Here are the best webinars and online events in the digital banking and fintech sector in Latin America, from June 15 to 19 

12 June, 2020
Digital banking and fintech webinars: Apps in 7 min. with Low-Code; Key tech for KYC/AML; and Fintechs in Guatemala

Here are the best webinars and online events in the digital banking and fintech sector in Latin Americafrom June 8 to 12 

4 June, 2020
Brazilian open banking moves ahead despite data law postponement

Brazilian lawmakers have delayed data protection laws but are pushing ahead on open banking regulations.

18 May, 2020
Digital banking and fintech news wrap: Open Banking advances in Brazil, Ualá and Mercado Libre take off, Google and Gates promote digital payments

Top News: Key LatAm digital banking and fintech stories this week

8 May, 2020
Mexico’s Fintech Law: Open banking rules delayed

Mexico’s new Fintech Law is already set to be changed, while specific open banking rules could take up to another year to be defined

28 February, 2020
Mercado Libre gets closer to becoming a bank, targets credit growth

Mercado Pago is applying to become a financial institution in Chile, IFPE in Mexico, says Chile CEO Matias Spagui

24 February, 2020
Brazilian banks face triple hurdle in open banking: Itaú’s Schettini

Brazilian banks face a series of challenges to deal with open banking, says Márcio Schettini, retail banking head at Itaú

16 December, 2019
CoDi usage builds as banks grapple with payment processing speeds

Mexicans made 39,000 payments through CoDi in the first month of operations, with half of those through one bank, according to the latest statistics.

4 November, 2019
Brazil gets closer to QR-based instant payments

Brazil’s official instant payments-system based on QR codes is taking shape, even as banks and fintechs develop their own apps

28 October, 2019
Mexico’s fintech law makes waves as global partners seek opportunities

“Fintech is going to eat Latin America” says founder of British startup

23 September, 2019
With open banking plan, Brazil takes aim at big banks

Brazilian Central Bank advances with open banking, which is set to bring unprecedented transparency – and competition – to retail banking

13 May, 2019
IDB to quantify fintech’s inclusion goals, boost regional fintech coordination

Inter-American Development Bank also wants to make cross-border fintech activity easier

22 April, 2019
Colombia moves on bank risk regulation, fintech licensing

Financial regulator updates KYC/AML rules, plans new fintech licensing system

8 April, 2019
Mexican fintechs plan last-minute license requests

“No need” to do it sooner, says industry association

25 February, 2019
Empty queue for Mexico Fintech Law registrations

Five months in, no companies have requested approval to operate under Mexico’s Fintech Law

11 February, 2019
The four key LatAm fintech trends for 2019

Andres Fontao, co-founder and managing partner at Finnovista, identifies the growth areas for LatAm fintech this year

10 January, 2019

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