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HKMA to Rename ‘Virtual Bank’ to ‘Licensed Digital Bank’

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is set to replace the term “virtual bank” with “licensed digital bank” for the eight branchless lenders operating in the city to boost public confidence and eliminate negative connotations associated with the term. This

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Taiwan’s First Virtual Banks: The Progress So Far

In July 2019, the Financial Supervisory Commission of Taiwan (FSC) gave its approval for the establishment of three virtual banks, though none of them have launched yet. Line Bank, a consortium led by Japan’s Line, was amongst the three companies

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