Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Tags Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

Tag: Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

InsurTech MGA Wrisk gets UK regulatory authorization

On the heels of its recent successful crowdfunding raise, the app-based InsurTech managing general agent Wrisk has made another major step forward. Read More: www.insurancejournal.com

UK regulator puts out feelers for fourth wave of FinTech firms

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is now accepting applications from FinTech firms to be part of its fourth sandbox phase. Read More: www.bankingtech.com

InsurTech futures: By Miles authorised by the FCA

InsurTech start-up broker By Miles has been authorised by the FCA, after previously receiving support from the regulator’s Innovation Hub. Read more: www.insuranceage.co.uk

P2P comes of age as alternative asset class for investors

P2P lending to emerge in the UK as a new asset class for investors wanting higher returns but with some more protection for their money. Read more: www.ft.com

What regulatory and legal hurdles does blockchain now face?

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced it is looking for feedback on the potential for future development of blockchain in the markets it regulates. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Irish P2P lender Linked Finance receives FCA authorisation

Linked Finance, an Irish P2P lending platform, has received full authorisation by the UK Financial Conduct Authority. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

FCA, let go: Over-regulation risks killing financial innovation

There has been huge growth in the number of financial regulators and the regulatory returns that banks and insurance companies have to make. Read more: www.cityam.com

Zopa receives full FCA authorisation for P2P lending

The first peer to peer lender to launch in the UK back in 2005 has finally received full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

FCA sets out ‘mission’ as it ushers in new era

The UK Financial Conduct Authority will prioritise supporting the government with Brexit and helping consumers wrongly sold payment-protection insurance. Read more: www.bloomberg.com

FCA publishes discussion paper on blockchain utilization

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a discussion paper on distributed ledger technology (DLT) also commonly called blockchain. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com