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Seminar organized by: Sorbonne Assas - International Law School

Starts: Thursday 22th April 2021 From 05 PM to 08 PM - Singapore Time, GMT+8

Duration: 180 Minutes

Location: INSEAD Asia Campus, 1 Ayer Rajah Ave, Singapore 138676 or ONLINE

Format: Seminar

This seminar is for lawyers and other professionals who wish to attain an overview of the payments industry, by setting out how the industry operates; who are the stakeholders in the value chain; what are the common legal and regulatory themes in Singapore and across Asia-Pacific which may encourage or discourage certain businesses or technical models.

The payments industry is at the forefront of financial services innovation, as both consumers and businesses continue to seek frictionless, inexpensive yet safe ways to pay for goods and services or to move funds from person to person. The explosive growth in the e-commerce industry has ensured that online payments similarly grown in tandem to support the flow of funds between consumers and merchants. While fintech is not new, the past 10 years or so have seen an explosion of different ways to pay and the growth of new stakeholders which form the value chain of the payments eco-system.

Meanwhile, regulators and central banks are siting up and taking note of the evolution of the payments landscape, which to date has operated under light-touch regulation in many markets across Asia-Pacific. This is set to change as scandals such as the Wirecard incident bring the industry under greater scrutiny globally.

This seminar will provide a practical introduction to the functioning of payments eco-system, discuss the way that it is regulated in Singapore and across Asia-Pacific, and review the scope for technological innovation versus regulatory developments.

This will be an interactive session, allowing participants to learn not only from the instructor, but also hopefully from each other.






CPD points: 2.5 Public CPD Points
Practice area: Banking and Finance
Training category: Intermediate – some prior knowledge required

SILE Attendance Policy: Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points are reminded that they must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For participants attending the face-to-face activity, this includes signing in on arrival and signing out at the conclusion of the activity in the manner required by the organiser, and not being absent from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. For those participating via the webinar, this includes logging in at the start of the webinar and logging out at the conclusion of the webinar in the manner required by the organiser, and not being away from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to for more information.

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Seminar Fees*
Full seminar : SGD 270 or EUR 180
The price remains the same for In-person or Online attendance.
A "Certificate of Participation" will be issued by University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas for all attending participants.

The seminar will grant 2.5 CPD Public points for those complying with the attendance policy.

* Net fees, include conference materials and tea break

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