1.UK – AltFi
More bad news from the unregulated mini-bonds sector. We first told you about noted Blackmore Bonds in April, as another prominent custome of the Surge marketing firm. Now the FCA has ordered them to close to new business.
2. UK - Equity
Seedrs looks at the start-ups which have done well under its wing. The equity crowdfunding platform has an awards ceremony for its own clients.
3. UK – P2P
Credit Suisse sets up a fund to invest in consumer loans via a platform.
4. International – FinTech
China’s central bank issues a three-year FinTech plan.
5. International – FinTech
The European Banking Authority has published a report which suggests reconciling national authorities’ procedures for regulating Fintech.