The services provided by financial institutions in Peru have been transforming very quickly with the launch of fintech companies and the ability of foreign financial institutions to freely and significantly participate in the financial market (for example, they don't need to be granted any license to make loans in Peru). Regulators have been forced to make substantial efforts to anticipate the permanently innovative services these technology-heavy financial companies have been providing, which do not require significant brick-and-mortar assets to raise funds or human resources to analyze their clients' financial condition and risk profile. In practice, capital requirement has been replaced as the central criteria to assess the soundness of a financial institution by the analysis of the business model that each financial institution develops in an increasingly segmented market — notwithstanding the important work provided by banks and other financial institutions
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