Quand les IMFs créent une banque

Vendredi 8 juin

Monsieur Alou Sidibé, Directeur Général de la Confédération des Institutions Financières d’Afrique de l’Ouest (CIF), était ce vendredi 8 juin à Luxembourg. Il a présenté aux membres InFiNe.lu et aux membres SOS Faim le projet de La FINAO, la Financière d’Afrique de l’Ouest développé par la CIF. La FINAO est la première banque […]

Face to face with InFiNe.lu members: Sandrine Chabrerie & Claire de Boursetty, ACA

An interview with Sandrine Chabrerie, Director of European Affairs, and Claire de Boursetty, Legal Policy Advisor, ACA

1.Could you tell us more about your background?  What are your current responsibilities within ACA?
Sandrine Chabrerie (SC):  I studied law and have spent entire career in the insurance sector. I have been at ACA for three years. Before that, […]

Le Social Business ou l’entrepreneuriat de l’utilité sociale

Mardi 29 mai, Eric Campos, CEO de la Fondation Grameen Crédit Agricole (FGCA), a présenté la conception du social business défendue par FGCA dans son Livre Blanc « Social Business ou Entrepreneuriat de l’utilité sociale ». Il a répondu aux questions de Jérémy Del Rosario, manager de microlux et des membres InFiNe.lu

Pour ouvrir la discussion, Jérémy Del […]

Field trip to Kashf Foundation, winner of the 2016 European Microfinance Award

InFiNe.lu, co-organiser of the European Microfinance Award with e-MFP and the MAEE, was in Pakistan last month to pay a visit to Kashf Foundation, the winner of the 2016 European Microfinance Award on “Microfinance and Access to Education”.

Kashf Foundation won the 2016 Award in recognition of its education finance programme for low cost private schools. […]

InFiNe.lu met the Delegation from the Republic of Niger

On Tuesday 29th May 2018, a delegation from the Republic of Niger visited the House of Microfinance and met with ADA and InFiNe.lu representatives. H.E. Ms Nicole Bintner – Bakshian, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Niger, welcomed the delegation. This visit was in the framework of the 11th Luxembourg-Niger Partnership Commission. It […]

InFiNe.lu met the Minister of Economy, Finance and Development of Burkina Faso

On Thursday 3 May 2018, H.E. Ms Hadizatou Rosine Coulibaly, Minister of Economy, Finance and Development of Burkina Faso visited the House of Microfinance to discuss with ADA, InFiNe.lu, Luxembourg Microfinance and Development Fund. She underlined the importance of partnerships with Luxembourg and digital innovations to support the development of inclusive finance.

It was the opportunity […]

Face to face with InFiNe.lu members: Jean-Louis Perrier, Suricate Solution SA

An interview with Jean-Louis Perrier, Co founder and Partner, Suricate Solution SA

Could you briefly describe your background?

I hold an MSc in Computer Science and an MBA from HEC Paris. My professional experience is mainly in ICT (Information and Communications Technology), fraud and operational risk management, and financial services.

My partners and I created Suricate Solutions […]

The Global Findex Database 2017: Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution is out

The Global Findex Database 2017: Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution presents key findings from the Global Findex Database. The Global Findex Database provides an insight on how adults save, borrow, make payments, and manage risk in 140 economies around the world. In addition, for the first time, the report features data on mobile […]

The Paradoxal Case against Interest Rate Caps for Microfinance – and How Fintech and RegTech Resolve the Dilemma, a new publication from the University of Luxembourg

Prof Dirk Zetsche and Tsany Ratna Dewi, University of Luxembourg – Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, have published a new article analysing the impact of interest rate caps on microfinance institutions. Introducing the taxonomy of soft, mezzo and hard interest rate caps they take a stance against hard interest rate caps arguing that the […]

Carte Blanche Michel Maquil on RTL Radio about investing from abroad in microfinance funds domiciled in Luxembourg

In his last Carte Blanche Michel Maquil talks about investing from abroad into microfinace funds domiciled in Luxembourg.

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