The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued a notification on the Guidelines for Digital Lending. As per the guidelines issued, it is reiterated by RBI that outsourcing arrangements entered by Regulated Entities (REs) with a Lending Service Provider (LSP)/ Digital Lending App (DLA) does not diminish the REs’ obligations and they shall continue to conform to the extant guidelines on outsourcing.
The REs are advised to ensure that the LSPs engaged by them and the DLAs (either of the RE or of the LSP engaged by the RE) comply with the guidelines contained in this circular. REs are given time till November 30, 2022, to put in place adequate systems and processes to ensure that ‘existing digital loans’ are in compliance with these guidelines.
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