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Peer2Peer Finance News | March 21, 2019

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Jonathan Segal

The ultimate IFISA guide

March 15, 2019 |

Unsure about about transfers, tax and how many IFISAs you can have? Fear not, Marc Shoffman presents our comprehensive guide to IFISA investing…

PEER-TO-PEER LENDING is already well known for helping investors beat paltry savings rates and now it even … Read More

The Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 2018

November 1, 2018 |

The 2018 Peer2Peer Finance News Power 50 demonstrates just how much this multi-billionpound industry has achieved over the past year.

Our definitive annual list of the 50 most influential people in the UK’s P2P sector includes the head of the … Read More

A Rocky Road

August 10, 2018 |

IN THE TWO YEARS since the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) commenced its post-implementation review of the peer-to-peer lending industry, so much has changed. Whereas a mere handful of P2P platforms had full FCA authorisation in 2016, now the vast majority … Read More

Collateral closure puts living wills into question

June 8, 2018 |

THE COLLAPSE of peer-to-peer lender Collateral has shined a spotlight on the role of living wills in the event of a platform failure.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) gained court approval last month to replace Collateral’s administrator Refresh Recovery with … Read More

P2P lenders prepared for new data rules

June 5, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending platforms have welcomed the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and confirmed that their processes meet with the new EU standard.

“We welcome any measures which safeguard personal information, and very much see GDPR as a significant … Read More

M&A: The real deal

March 23, 2018 |

After years of speculation, M&A activity in the peer-to-peer lending sector has failed to materialise. Peer2Peer Finance News finds out why it’s taking so long 

Traditionally, as a new market matures it becomes ripe for mergers and acquisitions (M&A), but the … Read More

The role of retail

March 23, 2018 |

Individual investors are the lifeblood of the peer-to-peer lending industry. But will they get pushed aside by City institutions as platforms pursue serious scale? 

Retail investors are the foundation on which today’s thriving peer-to-peer lending industry was built. The whole … Read More

Competition regulator confirms P2P business lenders exempt from APR rules

August 2, 2017 |

NEW pricing rules on business loans will not apply to peer-to-peer lenders, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed.

From today, all providers of unsecured loans and overdrafts worth up to £25,000 to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), will … Read More

Personal data: Handle with care

July 20, 2017 |

Jonathan Segal (pictured), partner at law firm Fox Williams, delves into the upcoming changes to data rules that peer-to-peer lenders should be aware of…

In this increasingly data driven world, personal data is becoming ever more valuable. But every valuable … Read More