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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 19, 2018

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Lord Turner

Has P2P gone mainstream?

September 12, 2017 |

It has been one year since Peer2Peer Finance News launched, becoming the UK’s first dedicated peer-to-peer lending magazine. And in hindsight, the launch of the industry’s first trade mag was the first sign that P2P was moving away from its … Read More

Bank of England Governor warns P2P growth could create “conventional risks”

January 26, 2017 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending sector could become vulnerable to similar risks facing banks as it grows, the Bank of England Governor has warned.

Mark Carney, delivering a speech on fintech in Germany as chairman of the Financial Stability Board, said while … Read More

Danger in the shadows

November 28, 2016 |

The controversial concept of ‘liquidity mismatching’ has divided the industry and grabbed the attention of the regulator. At what point does maturity transformation turn a P2P lender into an online bank?

When does a platform stop being peer-to-peer and start … Read More

Innovative Finance ISAs: The game changer

October 18, 2016 |

When the government first announced plans to launch the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) in mid-2015, it marked a turning point for the peer-to-peer finance sector. Once considered to be a fringe element of the financial market, this new ISA status promised … Read More