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LendIt Europe 2016 Day 1

October 10th, 2016
LendIt
At the end of the first day of LendIt Europe there has been a huge amount of information to go through. We have been actively covering it on Twitter. The conference is around 15% larger than last year with over 900 delegates. Interestingly 10% of tho… more »

How could Scottish independence affect P2P lending

September 4th, 2014
With the Scottish referendum several weeks away, we look at how independence would affect peer-to-peer lending between Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom. The vast majority of UK peer-to-peer companies are based in England, with one company -… more »

Peer-to-peer lending is not risk free

August 21st, 2014
FCA
Peer-to-peer lending does involve taking some risk, and they are not currently covered by the FSCS (Financial Services Compensation Scheme).  The value of a lender's loan book will vary and can fall as well as rise, with the possibility of a complete lo… more »

What happens when a P2P company ceases trading?

August 15th, 2014
Quakle
I was recently asked the following questions: What happened to investors/lenders money when companies listed as ceased trading or suspended or went off line? Do you think there may come a time soon when lenders money is covered by compensation  sche… more »

BeTheLender suspends trading

August 13th, 2014
Be The Lender
The peer-to-peer company Be The Lender has suspended trading.  A message has been posted on their website as follows: Dear All, Be The Lender has currently suspended trading. If you have received repayment notification emails, then there may be a b… more »