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Below you will find a listing of conferences in the area of innovative payments and regulation that the EMA sponsors or supports.

EMA Consumer Duty Training for e-money and payments firms 


The Consumer Duty rules apply from 31 July 2023. The rules set down a higher standard of conduct towards consumers and represent a positive cultural shift for our sector. 

This training series is the capstone to our implementation plans. Each session focuses on different aspects of the Consumer Duty and is aimed at different stakeholders within our business. 

The training sessions will include examples and analysis specific to the e-money and payments business. 

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Finnovex West Africa: A Timely Discourse on Leveraging Technologies for Accelerated Financial Inclusion

Backbase, SmartStream, Apollo Fintech, Network International L.L.C, Quipu, Suretree, InPay and NeoSoft Technologies were all well-represented at the 2nd Annual Edition of the Leading Summit on Financial Services Innovation and Excellence within the West African Region, to spearhead the conversation on what the future holds as it relates to driving financial inclusion within the West African region.

The Summit commenced from the 26th – 27th October 2021 and was held online via the host’s virtual platform, which witnessed the attendance of 1000+ CEOs, CDO’s, COO’s, CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, CRO’s Senior Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors, and Heads of departments from the Banking and FI industry.

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend Finnovex West Africa Summit – 26th & 27th October 2021

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Exibex welcomes you to the 2nd Edition of Leading Summit on Financial Services Innovation and Excellence within the West African Region, where the best minds in the Banking and Financial Services Industry converge. They are all set to witness the presence of 25+ industry visionaries, who would share case studies for you to learn from and exemplify exceptional organizational friction points, innovations, and accomplishments.

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Thaer Sabri at IFW 2020

Thaer Sabri, CEO of the EMA, will be joining a panel on Open Banking and PSD2 at the Istanbul Fintech Week 9 – 13 November 2020 (Online):

Open Banking, PSD2 and beyond

Wednesday 11 November 12:00pm

Open banking has become a widespread topic in banking and payments. PSD2 has paved the way for banks to open their APIs and share data. The panel will discuss if this will help boost the ecosystem by empowering entrepreneurs and bringing cost efficiencies.

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