MFTransparency presents at IDLO Responsible Regulation Event, Rome
On November 12, 2009, MFTransparency presented at the International Development Law Organization Conference. The event was entitled “Responsible Regulation: Lessons and Innovations in Microfinance from the Developing World”, and held in Rome, Italy.
International Development Law Organization (IDLO) network of jurists, bankers and representatives of microfinance institutions (MFIs) from the developing world joined together to discuss the lessons learned on regulation and legislation of microfinance as a means of poverty alleviation. The conference focused on the impact of existing domestic commercial law and regulations on the provision of financial services to the poor, as well as how to best protect consumers, many of whom are illiterate.
MFTransparency’s Chuck Waterfield presented on The Importance of Consumer Protection Efforts in the Transition Phase of Microfinance.
Event Presentation – download in English
The Importance of Consumer Protection Efforts in the Transitional Phase of Microfinance
Chuck Waterfield, 12 November 2009
IDLO Responsible Regulation Event, Rome, Italy