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Peer2Peer Finance News | June 25, 2019

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The compliance change all regulated firms need to know about

June 10, 2019 |

Most FCA solo-regulated firms will have to implement SMCR by the end of this year. David Sims (pictured), employment partner and head of the SMCR practice at law firm DAC Beachcroft, tells you everything you need to know…

REGULATION NEVER … Read More

Mini-bond provider collapse highlights safety of P2P, says Orca Money

March 21, 2019 |

THE COLLAPSE of mini bonds provider London Capital & Finance (LCF) shows the dangers of chasing high interest rates while highlighting the relative stability of peer-to-peer lending, says Orca Money.

The P2P investment aggregator’s chief executive Iain Niblock (pictured) said … Read More

FCA sounds warning on P2P promotions

January 10, 2019 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA) has signalled it may be concerned about inappropriate sales tactics in peer-to-peer lending.

The City watchdog’s 2019 sector review – which gives an indication of its business focus over the year – included P2P lending … Read More

2nd Annual Payments Forum

December 11, 2018 |

2nd Annual Payments Forum 2019

Date: 12-13 February, 2019

Venue: London

Our 2nd Annual Payments Forum, taking place on 12-13 February in London

Our highly topical agenda was researched with industry experts and looks to address the critical challenges across … Read More

UK regulation of fintech “intrusive” warns KPMG

October 3, 2018 |

THE UK’s regulation of the fintech sector is in danger of becoming “intrusive”, according to a new report.

Big four accountancy firm KPMG said that regulators and supervisors worldwide are beginning to respond to fintech developments.

The report entitled, “The … Read More

FCA home finance proposals are a “vindication” for P2P property space

August 1, 2018 |

NEW proposals to oversee peer-to-peer lenders under home finance rules if they start offering residential secured loans have been hailed as a “vindication” of the P2P property sector.

In a consultation paper on the P2P sector released last week, the … Read More

Zopa to boost regulatory clout ahead of Brexit

May 11, 2018 |

ZOPA is recruiting staff to bolster its regulatory expertise and influence ahead of industry changes and developments such as Brexit.

The peer-to-peer lender is advertising for a public and regulatory affairs officer who will be responsible for building relationships with … Read More

Is P2P lending here to stay or is it just a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

April 24, 2018 |

Nicola Horlick, chief executive of Money&Co and Lauren Lee, managing associate on the finance litigation team at law firm Addleshaw Goddard, assess the future of peer-to-peer lending

Prior to the economic crash in 2008, the vast majority (estimated at 91 … Read More

FCA uses P2P as example of balancing competition and innovation

December 11, 2017 |

THE FINANCIAL Conduct Authority (FCA) has cited its regulation of peer-to-peer lending as an example of its approach to balancing competition and innovation.

The City watchdog has launched two consultation documents to seek views on how well its approach to … Read More

City regulator warns against too much Open Banking hype

November 28, 2017 |

THE FINANCIAL services sector must be “careful about the hype” when it comes to Open Banking, the City watchdog has warned.

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said it will take a while for a “winning formula” to emerge but … Read More