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Peer2Peer Finance News | January 23, 2019

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Model Risk Management in Banking

December 6, 2018 |

Model Risk Management in Banking

Date: 24-26 April, 2019

Venue: London

The need for more models increases as banks become increasingly complex, with large operations, and increasingly difficult risk types to comprehend. Ideally, models are stepping in to make this … Read More

Treasury pushes back on plans for tighter rules on business lending

November 27, 2018 |

PROPOSALS for more stringent corporate lending regulations are being met with resistance by the Treasury, Peer2Peer Finance News has learnt.

A recent report issued by the Treasury select committee of MPs called for business lending to be brought within “the regulatory perimeter” … Read More

George Osborne confident about IFISA success despite slow start

November 20, 2018 |

THE ARCHITECT of the Innovative Finance ISA (IFISA) has said he is confident about the future success of the tax wrapper, even if it hadn’t got off to a “dramatic” start.

George Osborne unveiled the new product during his tenure … 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

Crypto-P2P platforms face tighter anti-money laundering rules

October 30, 2018 |

CRYPTO-BACKED peer-to-peer lending platforms could face more stringent anti-money laundering (AML) regulations, as the government mulls transferring compliance oversight to the City watchdog.

The government’s cryptoassets taskforce, which consists of the Treasury, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Bank … Read More

Bud named among winners of £2m Rent Recognition challenge

August 15, 2018 |

PERSONAL finance app Bud has won a share of £2m as part of the government’s Rent Recognition Challenge competition.

Bud, which lets users manage accounts from a range of providers including peer-to-peer lenders Zopa and RateSetter, was named among three … Read More

Fintechs such as P2P lenders can reduce risks of banking system

July 17, 2018 |

PEER-TO-PEER lending has been cited by the Treasury as an example of fintech’s ability to reduce risk in the financial sector by reducing concentration.

The government released a response on Tuesday to the 2017 fiscal risks report, which outlines the … Read More

Competition launched for UK’s most promising fintech start-ups

June 13, 2018 |

A NEW competition has been launched to support the UK’s most promising fintech start-ups, which will be delivered as part of the Treasury’s fintech strategy.

Delivered by Tech Nation, an organisation that aims to accelerate the growth of the UK’s … Read More

Five things you need to know about IFISAs

March 26, 2018 |

THE END of the tax year is less than two weeks away, but there is still time to make use of your allowance.

Everyone gets an annual ISA allowance of £20,000. Previously your main option was to spread that between … Read More

Chancellor to announce new UK government fintech strategy

March 19, 2018 |

CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond is expected this week to unveil two large scale projects to boost Britain’s fintech sector, with blockchain technology and international cooperation high on the agenda.

Hammond (pictured), will launch a new fintech strategy at an international conference … Read More