State team of specialists for regulating FinTech
Supporting development of innovative projects
The Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency (HANFA) has formed the regulatory Innovation Hub composed of a 9-member team dedicated to the issues of regulating financial innovations (FinTech). The team is led by Filip Šaravanja, a lawyer specialised in FinTech, and his deputy is Dorotea Benković. The key tasks of the fund will be to support development of innovative projects, help reduce time to market, reduce regulatory uncertainty, facilitate communication with the HANFA, and provide for a faster, simpler and individual approach to entities whose projects meet the set requirements.