Who We Pay for LankaPay

Full doc.x with images at bottom. Arvind Subramaniam recently made statements in the Central Bank about rebuilding the social contract. He put forth a narrative of reform whereby he called for the building of trust in government institutions. The statements also coincided with the revelation to the general public that…

In Support of Digital Banking

The Central Bank governor at his recent statement at the Digital Banking summit stated that he felt like a charlatan when asked to speak about technology. He is right. This is not because, as he attributes it, of his recent acquisition of a smartphone but rather due to his regulatory…

Independence

Subject: Independence From: [email protected] To: [email protected]; [email protected] Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018, 5:27:41 PM GMT+5:30 This message contains blocked images. Show images or Always show images Dear Visa and BookMyShow, I write to you following a failure to place a discounted transaction on your site. As you may know, this…

A License Raj

Sri Lankan Banking and Finance can be categorised as a license raj. This is not because institutions are regulated by the central bank but rather that the capacity to conduct business is contingent on one obtaining a license. For the NBFI sector, usually understood as the Finance companies, are heavily…