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Optimistic steps forward – IFLR’s Asia Fintech Special Focus 2021 launched


As Asia’s fintech industry develops as a global hotspot, IFLR brings you the sector’s latest developments

Click here to read all the chapters from the 6th IFLR Asia Fintech Special Focus 2021

As Asia’s fintech industry continues its growth from the past year, IFLR has partnered with leading advisors to provide insight into the sector’s latest developments.

With the highest number of fintech users in the world and a forecast to generate the most revenue in the fintech sector, the outlook for the Asia-Pacific region is certainly looking positive.

Krishna Ramachandra of Duane Morris & Selvam explores the rapid proliferation of digital currencies and considers a snapshot of things to come - beyond cryptocurrencies and blockchain.

Innovation in India’s financial and banking area over the last 12 months has seen the pace of new technologies increase. Anu Tiwari, Ritu Sajnani, Bharath Sridhar and Utkarsh Bhatnagar of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas discuss the significance of the digitalisation of banking and payment activities in these unprecedented times.

As the supervision of the payment industry is tightening in China, Jun Wan, Yingyu Xia and Yunzhou Li of Han Kun Law Offices consider the Chinese government’s plans for this area.

The article by L Badri Narayanan and Gaurav Dayal of Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan discusses the key factors that will play a major role in the scaling up of start-ups in India to help transform the landscape of the fintech sector.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been praised for its progressive approach towards regulation and new technologies and business models to create a stable financial services landscape. However, the RBI’s policy on data storage has not been as well received, as Probir Roy Chowdhury and Yajas Setlur of J Sagar Associates explain.

The Singaporean government has implemented initiatives to encourage the use and development of fintech by start-ups. Joshua Tan Heok Ping, Mary-Lisa Chua and Lim Wei Jie of JT Legal discuss the ever-changing playing field of fintech and explain why fintech companies need to be open to change.

We hope you enjoy reading the 6th IFLR Asia Fintech Special Focus 2021.

Click here to read all the chapters from the 6th IFLR Asia Fintech Special Focus 2021