Program in Fintech Law

Learn all about the law governing the trillion-dollar financial technologies sector with this 3-month digital mode course from Asian School of Cyber Laws.

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Course details

    Course fee
    Rs. 4,500

    Next batch
    The next batch is FINTECH-A1:
    Starts: 1-Jan-2020
    Ends: 31-Mar-2020

    Last date for receipt of online application forms (inclusive of fees and documents) is 30-Nov-2019.

    Eligibility
    Graduate in any discipline.

    Courseware
    Course material is provided in digital form - videos, case studies, checklists and documents.

    Mode
    Digital mode.

    Certification
    Awarded by Asian School of Cyber Laws™.

    Course credits
    This is a 3 credit course and students are expected to finish this in 45 hours.

    Assessments
    100 mark online assessments. Score at least 70% to pass.

    Course Syllabus

    • Understanding Finance
      + Money: cowry shells to bitcoin
      + Banking & Financial Services
      + Insurance industry
      + Securities & Capital Markets

    • Technology that underpins fintech
      + Encryption and cryptography
      + Blockchain and distributed ledgers
      + Digital currencies and tokens
      + Smartphones
      + Artificial intelligence
      + Open APIs
      + IoT, Big Data and predictive analytics

    • Legal & Regulatory issues
      + Fintech Regulators - RBI, SEBI, IRDAI
      + Other Regulators
      + Banking & Financial Services Law
      + Securities Law
      + Insurance Law
      + Regulatory Sandboxes
      + Data Privacy Law

Target Audience

  • Lawyers
  • Finance professionals
  • Law, commerce & MBA students
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Startups

Did you know?

  • Financial technology (Fintech) is new tech that improves and automates the delivery and use of financial services. Use cases include Retail payments, Money transfer services, Marketplace lending, Digital KYC, Financial advisory services, Wealth management services, Digital identification services, Smart contracts, Financial inclusion products, Cyber security products.

  • Goldman Sachs estimates the worldwide fintech sector to be worth $4.7 trillion.

  • There are more than 12,000 fintech startups worldwide.

  • 88% of legacy banking organizations fear losing revenue to fintech companies in areas such as payments, money transfers, and personal loans. (PWC)

  • Half of banking customers globally are now using fintech firms (Capgemini)

  • India has 1.2 billion mobile phones and 490 million Internet subscriptions.

  • India's digital transformation is estimated to create $1 trillion of economic value in 2025, sustaining 60-65 million jobs.

  • The Government has set a goal of achieving a $5-trillion economy by 2024-25.

  • More than 318 million bank accounts have been opened under the Government’s financial inclusion program.

  • The Government of India has identified blockchain use cases in the following sectors: Academic, Agriculture, BFSI, Healthcare, Land records and Trade invoicing.