News

July 2020

The Association of Bank Supervisors of the Americas published the report Regulatory Considerations and Supervisory Practices for Financial Technological Innovations which provides regulators with guidelines on how to handle these innovations, known as FinTech. ICC is proud to have assisted ASBA in producing this report as well as the previously published Global Fintech Regulation and Supervision Practices. Additionally, ASBA published the report Consumer Protection in the new Environment of Financial Technological Innovation: Regulatory and Supervisory Considerations, completing the set of documents delving in this area.

May 2020

Maximir Álvarez participated as a speaker in a virtual conference called by the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas to discuss  possible scenarios for the financial systems of the hemisphere as a consequence of measures to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. Our President, Ramón Rosales also attended the event, joining over 60 officials from supervisory agencies from Latin America.

April 2020

The Association of Bank Supervisors of the Americas began offering our newsletter on regulatory actions in the framework of the pandemic on its website, in its Recommended Readings Covid-19 section.

March 2020

ICC started to distribute a newsletter covering the regulatory actions taken by financial authorities in jurisdictions outside the Americas to our network of officials at financial supervision authorities. More information in our homepage.

December 2019

The Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas (ASBA) has just published a document (Global Fintech Regulation and Supervision Practices) containing a survey, prepared by ICC, of practices followed by financial authorities regarding FinTech activities.

November 2019

We congratulate our colleague Guillermo Romano on becoming Head of the Financial System Supervision Authority of Bolivia.

October 2019

Ramón Rosales, President of ICC attended the XXII Annual Assembly and XIV High-Level Meeting of the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas, held in Lima, Peru.

June 2019

Maximir Alvarez was invited to present the advances in Latin America and the Caribbean on FinTech regulation at the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas and the Bank for International Settlements’ Policy implementation meeting on managing technological innovation. Mexico City.

November 2018

Maximir Alvarez attended the European Microfinance Week in Luxembourg. Among the topics discussed in the yearly gathering of organizations interested in microfinance, was the use of technological innovations to fuster faster and wider financial inclusion, and issue we at ICC are following closely.

October 2018

Ramón Rosales, President of ICC attended the XXI Annual Assembly and XIII High-Level Meeting of the Association of Supervisors of Banks of the Americas, held in The Bahamas in late October. This year event was particularly focused on FinTech, including solutions for regulators and supervisors (SupTech).

February 2018

Ramón Rosales, President of ICC, and Luis Echarte, from SIC Desarrollo, during a presentation to the authorities of GuateInvierte and Anacafé, of the main strategic guidelines to relaunch GuateInvierte, a financial support scheme for rural producers in Guatemala.

 

 

 

 

December 2017

Ramón Rosales, President of ICC initiating activities to support the relaunching of GuateInvierte, a financial support scheme for rural producers in Guatemala, in consortium with SIC Desarrollo. Anacafé’s General Manager, Evelio F. Alvarado, and GuateInvierte’s Executive Director, Jose G. De León and Luis Echarte, from SIC Desarrollo, appear in the images, among others. (December 5, 2017)

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November 2017

ICC was present at the XX Annual Assembly of the Association of Banking Supervisors of the Americas (ASBA), held in Asunción, Paraguay from November 14 to 17, 2017 Asunción, Paraguay. Likewise our President, Ramón Rosales took part in the XII High Level Meeting organised by the ASBA, the Financial Stability Institute, the Banking Supervision Committee of Basel and the Central Bank of Paraguay.

September 2017

ICC was present at the 21st Inter-American Dialogue conference, organized by CAF and the Organization of American States, in Washington DC, United States. CAF Conference image

 

June 2017

ICC was present at the 5th European Research Conference on Microfinance, in Portsmouth, United Kingdom. Report

May 2017

Training sessions for ADEL Morazan employees, whom will be operating the MEGA credit guarantee scheme, under the program Greater Access to Credit Program for Rural Productive Initiatives in the Eastern Zone of El Salvador.
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