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Peer2Peer Finance News | July 24, 2019

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Here’s what the industry thinks of the FCA rule changes

June 4, 2019 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA has released its long-awaited, updated rules for the peer-to-peer lending sector, which confirm the introduction of investor marketing restrictions.

Here’s the industry reaction so far – keep an eye out for rolling updates

RateSetter chief … Read More

P2P industry readies for investor marketing restrictions

June 3, 2019 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending platforms are gearing up for the introduction of appropriateness tests, in anticipation of the outcome of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) review into the sector.

The City watchdog is expected to release final rules on reform of the … Read More

P2PFA data does not reflect ThinCats’ total loanbook

April 12, 2019 |

THE LATEST release of Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) data has shone a light on the diversity of P2P lenders’ business models.

Peer2Peer Finance News was informed last month that ThinCats’ overall loanbook is understated by the P2PFA due to the … Read More

MarketInvoice confirms departure from P2PFA

March 7, 2019 |

MARKETINVOICE has confirmed it has left the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA).

The invoice finance and business loans P2P lending platform said it had decided to not renew its membership in December 2018 as its business was evolving with more institutional … Read More

P2PFA members lent out £9.5bn with unexplained absence of MarketInvoice

March 6, 2019 |

FRESH data from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association has shown that its platform members cumulatively lent out £9.5bn by the end of 2018 – a decline on the previous quarter due to the mysterious omission of MarketInvoice.

Figures from the trade … Read More

Should bank-style stress tests for P2P lenders reassure investors?

February 20, 2019 |

THE RESILIENCE of the peer-to-peer lending sector in a downturn has been debated since the industry’s fruition.

Trade body the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) requires its platform members to carry out bank-style stress tests on their loan portfolios, but how … 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

P2PFA associate TLT names Andrew Lyon as financial services head

October 25, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER Finance Association (P2PFA) associate TLT has named Andrew Lyon (pictured) as its new head of financial services.

The law firm said on Thursday that Lyon, who has been at TLT for 11 years, will lead the growth and expansion … Read More

CrowdProperty approaches £1m interest milestone

October 18, 2018 |

CROWDPROPERTY investors have now earned almost £1m from lending through the peer-to-peer property platform.

The development finance provider said on Thursday that lenders have earned £867,091 of interest and £9.2m in capital repayments since it launched in 2014.

“We have … Read More

At the coalface

October 15, 2018 |

Paul Smee is steering the helm of the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association at a pivotal time for the industry. He speaks to Andrew Saunders about his new role, best practices and how to negotiate with regulators…

AS A LIFELONG cricket fan, … Read More