Who is eligible?
For most awards, banks and non-bank financial institutions including insurance companies, credit companies, non-bank finance companies, internet finance companies, cards associations, with retail operations in the regions and countries listed below:
An increasing number of fintech companies, marketplace platforms and other alternative providers in Taiwan have been entering previously bank-related products and services. These companies will beassessed a long side financial institutions as far as you are able to make submissions based on the same submission kit attached to this document.
Will institutions that do not make a submission be considered?
We encourage all financial institutions to make submissions. However, regardless of your submission, The Asian Banker makes its own assessment based on previous interviews, industry observations and our own research. Institutions that do not make submissions risk not having complete descriptions of their programmes fully considered, but where we find worthy institutions, we will initiate our own enquiries.
Is the information submitted made available to the public?
All information submitted is treated in strictest confidence and used for evaluation purposes only. The Asian Banker publishes generic reports and normalised benchmarks that discuss trends and emerging best practices from the programme. Our published profiles of retail banks and generic reports can be found in the Retail Finance Working Group and the Financial Technology Working Group which is available through membership. However, we do not discuss any specific submission under any circumstances whatsoever.
When to submit?
To be considered for an award, a complete submission must reach us no later than 19th April 2019. You can submit your entries either inprint or electronic format.
For all financial data, please provide pro forma figures up to period for which audited figures are available. For full year figures, please strictly provide pro forma figures. The Asian Banker prefers electronic submissions to help protect our environment.