Showing Results For Tag: European Commission

EU Commissioner Fears Regulation Would Choke Off Online Investing Growth
Saturday, September 12th, 2015

The EU commissioner, Jonathan Hill, in charge of financial services and capital markets has released an interview, last week, to CNBC where he commented, for the first time after a long silence, online investing in Europe. The fast growing market of online investing in Europe has so far seen the intervention of mainly national policymakers,… Read more…

UK’s ISAs Scheme to Include P2P Investment Trusts
Friday, June 26th, 2015

At the beginning of this year the British Treasury announced that from 2016 P2P lending will be included in the ISAs scheme, thus allowing to shield from taxes up to £1000 in interests received from borrowers. A few days ago the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the UK Tax Authority, expanded the ISAs scheme also… Read more…

European Commission is “unleashing the potential of Crowdfunding”
Saturday, May 10th, 2014

March 27th 2014 was a triumphant day in the world of crowdfunding when the European Commission (EC) issued “Unleashing the potential of Crowdfunding in the European Union”; the first Communication publishing of its nature within the EU. We first introduced this topic issue March 31st (link here), and we will now take a closer look… Read more…

The European Commission Believes in Crowdfunding
Monday, March 31st, 2014

On March 27th, the European Commission (EC) published a communication on crowdfunding as part of the roadmap to meet long-term financing needs of the European economy, which aims at fostering sustainable growth in the Union. Although the news was anticipated a few days earlier, due to a leak of information promptly reported by the main… Read more…