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Digital lenders seek clarifications from RBI on end-use cases, APR

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Subrata Panda Mumbai
Digital lenders are planning to seek clarifications from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on ambiguities pertaining to operational aspects of the digital lending guidelines, to ensure a seamless implementation of norms. 

Industry body Fintech Association for Consumer Empowerment (FACE) is looking to approach the regulator to get a clear understanding of the use-cases where exceptions would be allowed, wherein money does not go into the bank account of borrowers directly. “A clear understanding of permissible end-use cases for digital lending will address the ambiguity,” Sugandh Saxena, CEO, FACE, told Business Standard.

The industry is also looking to get a

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First Published: Aug 24 2022 | 6:58 PM IST

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