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Aleksey Muratov: "Fintech“ Association will start the work in Russia in 2017

The Association of Financial Technologies was created in Russia. As Сhairman of the Board of International Public Movement Change the World Together (CWT) Aleksey Muratov said, organization meeting of "Fintech” Association was held on December 28, in Moscow.

According to Muratov, the founders included representatives of "Sberbank", VTB, Alfa Bank, "Gazprombank", Bank "Opening", QIWI and Public Company "National system of payment cards". "At the meeting discussed the process of Association legal registration were discussed, and also its charter, founding members, Supervisory Board have been approved and the General Director’s candidacy was confirmed who Sergei Solonin became. It can be argued that the Association legalization "has entered the final stage." Soon, the documents will be sent to the state registration. "Fintech" will start work in January 2017," Aleksey Muratov said.

 He also noted that the activity of Association members will focus on the study and introduction of the most advanced technologies, including blockchain, open interfaces (open API), remote authentication, and also on the creation of a common space for the payments of physical and legal entities and many other things. "According to the shareholders, in Russia it is necessary to create a new technological environment for the appearance of the growth capacity of financial market. That is why the technological development of the financial and related markets is one of the priority direction of "Fintech“ Association," Aleksey Muratov.

Chairman of the Board of Change the World Together expressed confidence that the interest of such great Russian campaigns in financial technology development says that next year Bitcoin will come to a new stage of development in the Russian Federation. "The creation of "Fintech” Association is the key to productive technologies development that will allow to create a unified, safe space for payments of individuals and legal entities payments in Russia," Aleksey Muratov summed up.

Source: CWT News

  • December 30, 2016 3:27 PM MSK