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GBG & Webinar

Reducing Fraud Risks in SME Lending and Microfinancing

Date: 16 July 2020

Time: 2:00pm SGT


About this webinar

Small medium enterprises (SMEs) and microbusinesses make up over 90% of the private sector, yet, globally and in APAC, bankability and accessing to finance are their biggest challenges.

Banks, credit unions and digital lenders are reticent due to the growing fraud in SME lending and microfinancing, the lack of readiness to manage digital and mobile loan application and transaction channels, made worse with an uplift in scams due to COVID-19.

How can financial institutions and non-bank lenders better manage digital verification, data analytics and assess credit worthiness to reduce fraud risks and false positives in their digital onboarding and loan repayment process?

Webinar Insights
mobile and online fraud

How lenders and borrowers are adjusting to digital and mobile mode of SME lending and microfinancing

Corona effect

SME lending fraud cases and learnings such as shell companies, CEO fraud


Managing digital verification, data analytics and asymmetric credit information to better identify and qualify SME loans during digital onboarding


Scaling fraud risk management

Internal fraud

Leveraging third party sources for better due diligence on corporate entity

Dao Gia Hung, Deputy Head of SME Banking Division, VPBank

Dao Gia Hung is currently working as Deputy Head of SME Banking Division – Vietnam Prosperity Joint-Stock Commercial Bank. He is in charge of Micro enterprises (those with annual revenue of below 40 billion VND). He aims to drive VPBank Micro SME becoming the sole bank for Micro enterprises, providing tailor-made product package for this potential customer portfolio.

Hung was previously the Deputy Head of Risk Management Division – VPBank. From 2009 to 2011, he acted as Head of Retail Credit Underwriting Center at Techcombank.

Aside from work, he is also keen on sports. He is an enthusiastic triathelte.


Irene Liu, Consulting Partner, PWC

Irene is a Partner with PwC’s Southeast Asia Consulting (Singapore) and has more than 20 years of relevant experience both in the banking industry as well as a financial services consultant supporting mainly banks in their regulatory compliance journey, be it supporting the GSIBs and DSIBs in their BCBS 239 compliance journey, in helping the regional banks to set up their data governance offices or even in the latest LIBOR reform projects. In the recent few months, she has been busy with looking at how to support the SME ecosystem in order to ensure their survival in these tough times, through exploring a nationwide centralised lending platform


Stephen Su, Head of Solutions, GBG

For over fifteen years Mr. Su has worked with financial institutions across Australia and South East Asia to address complex challenges; from providing solutions for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (regulatory compliance) to detecting complex patters of organised fraud. As GBG’s Head of Solutions, APAC he leads a customer facing team to provide innovative solutions that deliver real results for a variety of business requirements.


Join Dao Gia Hung, Deputy Head of SME Banking Division from Vietnam Prosperity Joint-Stock Commercial Bank, and Irene Liu, Consulting Partner, PWC and Stephen Su, APAC Head of Solution in GBG, to discuss the state of SME lending and microfinancing, fraud measures and solutions to manage SME lending and microfinancing digital onboarding requirements and fraud risks.

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