Patrick Meagher

Patrick Meagher works with CGAP’s Inclusive Markets Team on the regulatory dimensions of financial inclusion, particularly digital financial services. He has extensive experience in providing legal and policy advice related to microfinance and small enterprise credit. He also has worked on public sector governance, where he has analyzed the frameworks of accountability in regulatory bodies, national and local public administrations, and transitional governments in the wake of conflict. Patrick has worked in nearly all regions of the world and with a diverse array of agencies and governments. He has written articles that have appeared in publications on law, economics, public policy, and international development. He holds a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School and degrees in philosophy and international relations.

By Patrick Meagher

Research

Basic Regulatory Enablers for Digital Financial Services

CGAP shows how an enabling regulatory framework that is based on four enablers has contributed to advancing digital financial services in 10 countries.
Research

Regulatory Framework for DFS in Côte d’Ivoire

This diagnostic provides an analysis of the regulatory framework for DFS in Côte d’Ivoire, including its coverage, conducive features, and gaps and obstacles. The paper also offers recommendations on how to address these issues.