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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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P2PFA comments on the UK Alternative Finance Industry Report

P2PFA comments on the UK Alternative Finance Industry Report Following the publication of Pushing Boundaries – The 2015 UK Alternative Finance Industry Report, Christine Farnish, independent chair of the P2PFA said: “Today’s report shows not only how the market is...
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Christine Farnish’s interview with Today program (10th Feb 2016)

Further to comments made by Adair Turner former chairman of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), the P2PFA chair Christine Farnish gave an interview on Radio 4’s Today Programme. To listen to the clip, please click here. (The clip begins at...
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P2PFA reacts to comments made by Adair Turner

Further to comments made this morning on Radio 4’s Today programme about the peer-to-peer lending industry, Christine Farnish, independent chair of the P2PFA said: “Anyone who has followed our industry closely will see that this morning’s comments fly in the...
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