Mehmet Kerse

Mehmet Kerse works with CGAP’s policy team on digital financial services regulation and supervision. He has 13 years of experience in financial regulation and supervision and consumer protection. He began his career as a bank supervisor in the Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency of Turkey and previously worked on anti-money laundering and combatting the financing of terrorism projects for the World Bank. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner.

He has a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Bilkent University.

By Mehmet Kerse

Research

Safeguarding Rules for Customer Funds Held by EMIs

This Technical Note focuses on nonbank e-money issuance, with a detailed look at maintaining customer funds in bank accounts, diversifying funds across several banks to reduce the concentration risk, and the option of placing them in other safe, liquid assets.