Brazilian central bank overhauls fintech regulation

Fintech

The Central Bank of Brazil (BCB) issued a new set of fintech regulations covering payment firms on March 11, its first update to key rules for the sector in nine years.

The BCB intends for the new rules to spur competition in the space and rein in riskier business structures.

The central bank said the new regulations had become necessary in the years since the bank’s major regulatory update, issued in 2013. Fintech firms have since extended into novel lines of business accompanied by new risks

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@centralbanking.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@centralbanking.com to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: