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Relendex reaches milestone with full FCA authorisation

Relendex has reached a significant milestone with full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority. Read more: www.prnewswire.com

P2P lender Proplend wins FCA authorisation

Proplend announced that it has been granted full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority for peer to peer lending. Read more: www.finextra.com

UK and Canada sign agreement for FinTech expansion

Regulators in the U.K. and Canada have signed an agreement that will assist FinTech companies, making it easier for them to expand into each other’s markets. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Some UK P2P lenders are buying each other’s loans

The FCA released a new report on regulation of P2P lenders and crowdfunding platforms on Friday suggesting tighter regulation amid concerns. Read more: uk.businessinsider.com

UK moves to protect alt-lending investors

While the FCA requires these alternative lending platforms to be “clear, fair and not misleading” for investors, this doesn’t always happen, the agency said. Read more: www.pymnts.com

24 companies accepted for FCA’s FinTech sandbox

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced the first 24 companies that will be taking part in its regulatory sandbox. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

The rise of peer-to-peer (P2P) lending

The wave of disruptions in the financial sector gained strength after the global financial crisis of 2008-09. Read more: www.nasdaq.com

US playing catch up to UK FinTech

As the U.K's Financial Conduct Authority accepts 24 applicants to take part in its FinTech sandbox, a House bill in the U.S. has been introduced. Read more: fintechranking.com

UK watchdog drops plans insurance big data review

Britain's markets watchdog has dropped plans for a formal market review of Big Data. Read more: www.reuters.com

Hogan Lovells launches FinTech regulatory accelerator

Hogan Lovells today launched its new Regulatory Accelerator, an online tool to help FinTechs understand and navigate the FCA's regulatory regime as they start up and scale. Read more: medium.com