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Major study into economics of peer-to-peer lending published

An independent assessment of the economics of the peer-to-peer lending sector undertaken by economic consulting firm Oxera has been published.   The study was commissioned to inform debate through an in-depth investigation of how P2P lending works and associated public...
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P2PFA Letter to Andrew Bailey (FCA) Re: HC HMT SC appearance

Please see below for the text and pdf version of a letter submitted to Andrew Bailey  CEO of the FCA on 26th July 2016. — Dear Mr Bailey, I write, further to your oral evidence to the House of Commons’...
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Peer-to-peer lending data for second quarter 2016

Levels of peer-to-peer lending during the second quarter of 2016 have been published, with cumulative lending by the sector amounting to more than £5.8 billion — £658 million of which took place between April and June 2016. Commenting on the...
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FCA’S post-implementation review of crowdfunding rules is a chance to ensure appropriate balance of regulation

160708 – P2PFA statement on post-implementation of FCA’s crowdfunding rulesThe Peer-to-Peer Finance Association has acknowledged the announcement of the Financial Conduct Authority’s post-implementation review of crowdfunding rules as an opportunity to ensure an appropriate balance of regulation protecting investors and...
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P2PFA Partners in new Business Finance Guide

The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association is pleased to be a partner in the second edition of the Business Finance Guide – a journey from start-up to growth, which sets out the primary considerations and outlines sources of finance available to business,...
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Lord Turner confirmed to speak at Peer-to-Peer conference

The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association today announced that Lord Adair Turner will address the risks and opportunities of peer-to-peer lending at LendIt Europe 2016, held in partnership with the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association. The conference will take place in London on 10...
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P2PFA writes to Treasury Select Committee in response to alternative finance regulation enquiry

Rt. Hon. Andrew Tyrie, M.P., Chairman: Treasury Select Committee, House of Commons, LONDON SW1A 0AA 2 June 2016 Dear Mr Tyrie, I welcome the Treasury Select Committee’s interest in the regulatory approach to risks and opportunities represented by the alternative...
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P2PFA announces their 2016 conference

The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association has announced that it will partner with LendIt to co-host its annual conference in London in October. Focusing on peer-to-peer lending as central to the future of mainstream financial services, the conference will be held against...
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P2PFA statement on Lending Club

Following the resignation of Renaud Laplanche as CEO of Lending Club in San Francisco, the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association issued the following statement: ‘Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) platforms adopt the highest standards in terms of control and transparency, and the United...
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PEER-TO-PEER LENDING GOES MAINSTREAM

The latest quarterly data underscores mainstreaming of peer-to-peer lending. Levels of new lending have increased significantly during the first quarter of 2016, continuing the trend of the last few years. The volume of lending and capital re-paid as well as...
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