The DFS Observatory At Columbia University

Welcome! The Digital Financial Services Observatory is housed by CITI at Columbia University Business School in New York. It is funded by the Gates Foundation.

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued a new AML/CFT sanctions regime. The regime outlines tougher sanctions against financial institutions and top officials in case of money laundering infraction.

Uganda Communications Commission

Almost twenty years have passed since MTN Uganda began operating under its National Telecommunications Operator license (NTO), which is set to expire on October 20th of 2018.

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