During the week I share the latest marketplace lending and fintech news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items and blog posts from the past week and share them here.
Regulators club together to form global ‘fintech sandbox’ from Financial Times – Despite the reluctance of some to embrace the regulatory sandbox concept it is gaining momentum around the world. Now, an alliance of regulatory authorities from 11 countries has been formed to take the concept global.
OCC’s fintech charter is a mistake from American Banker – I have been supportive of the OCC fintech charter from day one so I think it is only fair that I share the opposing view. Here is an op-ed by the head of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors arguing why it is a bad idea.
From the Lend Academy Forum
The Lend Academy forum is where investors go to discuss p2p lending. Below are some topics that were being discussed this week.
Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of Fintech Nexus, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.