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China Sets Caps on Peer-to-Peer Lending Transactions
Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

China announced rules to tighten regulation of the national $60 billion P2P lending industry, with a document issued by the Ministry of Public Security, China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and the Cyberspace Administration of China. The new regulations took effect on August 24, 2016, but platforms now have… Read more…

P2P Lending: Navigating the Legal Jargon
Thursday, August 11th, 2016

The regulatory environment around P2P lending can be quite perplexing and can serve as a deterrent to many trying to enter the industry and launch a successful lending platform. Through this piece, we hope to clear some of the legal mist and provide clarity on the regulations that need to be adhered to. It’s paramount… Read more…

Opportunities and Challenges in Online Marketplace Lending
Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Access to credit has always been crucial to achieve economic growth in the United States, a country where small businesses are responsible for two thirds of the new jobs created over the past twenty years. Originally connecting individual borrowers and lenders, online marketplaces are now structured networks that include partnerships with institutional investors and financial… Read more…

Treacherous Ripples as New Realities Set in for Marketplace Lending
Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

The US Treasury issued an extensive analysis and commentary of the state of affairs in the most established sector within fintech, marketplace lending. This comes the same week as the founder and CEO is ousted amidst internal reports of misconduct within the pioneer and leader in the sector Lending Club. The week in the digital… Read more…

LSE Investment Fund Conference: the Need for P2P Instruments
Sunday, May 15th, 2016

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) organized an investment fund conference in late March, with alternative finance playing an important role at the event. Funds and wealth management business has especially need to find more uncorrelated assets in their operations. A question in the conference was, to discuss best models for investing in lending and other… Read more…