Mr. Shlomo Ben-Ami, Vice-president of the Toledo International Center for Peace
Mr Shinobu Makagawa, Director General or Mr Kengo Kato, Deputy Director General, Bank of Japan
Mr Junichi Nakajima, Deputy Commisionner, Vice Commissioner for Strategy Development and Management or Director General, Financial Services Agency of Japan
Digital financial services can help unlock financial inclusion challenges. It is undeniable that emerging new players such as start-ups have enabled easy access to payments and credit. There is a growing risk, however, that people overspend and drown in a sea of debt. Socially-oriented financial institutions like savings banks have for centuries promoted savings, seeing it still relevant in a digital age and still a gateway to sustainable financial inclusion.
What’s the best way to promote household savings given the change of customer behaviour in a digital age?
How can regulation keep pace with tech breakthroughs?