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Assetz Capital receives full FCA authorisation

5th September 2017 0

Assetz Capital, one of the UK’s largest P2P platforms, has received full authorisation from the FCA. Assetz Capital is now in the final stages of completing its work on its innovative finance ISA which will […]

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Kuflink’s P2P platform receives authorisation

27th April 2017 0

Kuflink has been authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority for its peer-to-peer platform. Money lent by investors will be go through its sister company, the lender Kuflink Bridging. Tarlochan Garcha, chief executive of Kuflink Group, […]

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Kuflink receives full FCA authorisation

26th October 2016 0

Kuflink Bridging has gained full authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority. In addition to its current regulated and unregulated bridging activities, the new permission enables Kuflink Bridging to offer consumer buy-to-let products. The Kuflink Group […]

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Cambridge academics offer FCA P2P insight

6th October 2016 0

The FCA has teamed up with academics from the University of Cambridge in a bid to understand how peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding should be regulated. A research team from the Centre for Alternative Finance at […]

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FCA to probe mortgage market relationships

5th October 2016 0

The FCA will investigate commercial relationships at the heart of the mortgage industry to assess their impact on consumers. Speaking at the Brevan Howard Centre for Financial Analysis at Imperial Business School, Christopher Woolard, executive […]

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FCA to strengthen senior management regime

28th September 2016 0

The Financial Conduct Authority will look to improve the Senior Managers’ and Certification Regime which applies to banks building societies. The regime, which came into force in March, means firms are legally required to assess […]

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ASTL16: Regulator surprised at bridging sector quality

22nd September 2016 0

The Financial Conduct Authority has found the quality of the bridging lenders under their auspices much better than it had expected, according to a top regulator.  Lynda Blackwell, mortgage sector manager at Financial Conduct Authority, […]

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FCA approves Target Group takeover

24th August 2016 0

Financial services outsourcing and software provider Target Group has had its acquisition by Tech Mahindra approved by the Financial Conduct Authority. The transaction, announced on 27 May, will see the current management team remain in the business, ensuring continuity […]

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FCA: Regulation to remain unchanged following Brexit

24th June 2016 0

The Financial Conduct Authority has said that regulation around the mortgage market and the wider financial sector will remain unchanged following the EU Referendum. Much of the UK’s regulation is derived from EU legislation – […]

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Second charge revolution

16th May 2016 0

One of the consequences of the change in regulator from the OFT to the FCA and the arrival of the MCD, has been not only to revolutionise the regulatory status of second charge lending, but […]

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