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Mifid II solution receives FCA approval - Citywire.co.uk

Bing alternative finance - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 09:20

Finance Magnates

Mifid II solution receives FCA approval
Citywire.co.uk
Abide Financial, a Nex Group business which provides regulatory reporting services, has received approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an Approved Publication Arrangement (APA) under Mifid II. Nex Regulatory Reporting had provided ...
Bloomberg granted FCA approval for MiFID II reporting productFinextra
FCA Grants APA Approval for Bloomberg's MiFID II SolutionsFinance Magnates
FCA grants trade reporting status to firms ahead of MiFID IIGlobalCustodian.com (subscription)
Bobsguide (press release) -Securities Lending Times
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Bloomberg granted FCA approval for MiFID II reporting product - Finextra

Bing alternative finance - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 08:22

Bloomberg granted FCA approval for MiFID II reporting product
Finextra
Alejandro Perez, Global Head of Post-Trade Solutions at Bloomberg, added: “We are pleased to receive authorisation from the FCA. We have already begun testing our end-to-end workflow with the APA. With this approval we are ready to help clients satisfy ...

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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Offers Final Call for European Platform Participation in Benchmarking Report - Crowdfund Insider

Google alternative finance - Mon, 08/21/2017 - 22:05

Crowdfund Insider

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Offers Final Call for European Platform Participation in Benchmarking Report
Crowdfund Insider
The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has become the standard by which everyone measures the growth and aggregate success of the alternative finance industry. Cambridge was the first major institution to capture a snapshot, both ...

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FCA cancels over 200 firms' authorisations in 2016/17 - Financial Reporter

Bing alternative finance - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:22

Financial Reporter

FCA cancels over 200 firms' authorisations in 2016/17
Financial Reporter
In its August 'regulation round-up' newsletter, the FCA says it has "provided accessible information to firms about the importance of complying with these requirements, and has notified firms that failure to comply may result in firms losing their ...
FCA stops 200 trading firms over 'basic' requirementsFT Adviser
FCA reveals number of firms breaching 'basic regulatory requirements'Money Marketing

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The Start Up Loans Company joins RBS alternative finance panel - Finextra

Google alternative finance - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 13:54

The Start Up Loans Company joins RBS alternative finance panel
Finextra
The Start Up Loans Company will join a handful of leading alternative finance firms in an exclusive partnership with a NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotlan...

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Alternative finance index launches - EveryInvestor

Google alternative finance - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 08:42

EveryInvestor

Alternative finance index launches
EveryInvestor
“CAMFI is a true world first in distilling the overall health of the alternative finance market down into a single number, and will be the single measure by which the world identifies trends and patterns, and assesses the strength of the industry ...

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ThinCats wins FCA approval - Insider Media

Bing alternative finance - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 07:03

Insider Media

ThinCats wins FCA approval
Insider Media
Chief executive John Mould said: "We are delighted to have been granted FCA authorisation, proving the dedication of our team and processes. "We are very happy that more and more alternative finance providers are now being authorised, as it ultimately ...
Alternative lender ThinCats receives full FCA authorisationBQ Live

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Weidai launches auction platform for used autos - AIM Group (subscription)

Google lending platform - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:52

Weidai launches auction platform for used autos
AIM Group (subscription)
The most successful example of this being Bitauto-owned and Tencent-based Yixin Group, which began life as an auto lending platform last year, but has recently been making a strong push into retail (see here). The new platform is also a positive ...

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Jack Rose: Tax-efficient investing calendar - Q1 and Q2 - www.professionaladviser.com

Google EIS AND investment - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 10:30

Jack Rose: Tax-efficient investing calendar - Q1 and Q2
www.professionaladviser.com
Advisers often ask us what they should be thinking about at different times of the year when it comes to investing in Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), venture capital trust (VCT) and inheritance tax (IHT) products. We have therefore coming up with a ...

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ThinCats gains FCA authorisation - Finextra

Bing alternative finance - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 14:05

ThinCats gains FCA authorisation
Finextra
John Mould, CEO at ThinCats, commented: “We are delighted to have been granted FCA authorisation, proving the dedication of our team and processes. We are very happy that more and more alternative finance providers are now being authorised, as it ...

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Crowdfunding appeal pays to restore grave of Norfolk photographer Robert Howlett, who took iconic portrait of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Bing crowdfunding - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 02:40
Robert Howlett. from Wendling near Dereham, took one of the most iconic portraits of the Victorian era. He pictured engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel in front of the giant mooring chains of the SS Great Eastern under construction at Millwall, in London, in ...
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The Growing Alternative Finance Industry - BusinessZone (blog)

Google alternative finance - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:54

BusinessZone (blog)

The Growing Alternative Finance Industry
BusinessZone (blog)
The latest equity crowdfunding statistics released by OFF3R last month revealed that the first half of 2017 was the strongest 6 months for equity crowdfunding to date. The data was released just as the EU and UK negotiating teams sat down for their ...

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RSPB Snettisham crowdfunding appeal to reward donators with exclusive wildlife experiences

Bing crowdfunding - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 07:39
With a donation made to the charity’s crowdfunding appeal, donators can be in with a chance to become warden for the day and work alongside Snettisham wildlife. Other rewards include a birdwatching masterclass, photography lessons with wildlife ...
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FCA crack down on authorisation backlog bears fruit - FT Adviser

Bing alternative finance - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 07:32

FT Adviser

FCA crack down on authorisation backlog bears fruit
FT Adviser
“The table showing maximum times illustrates this variability.” The overwhelming majority of applications are approved – 93 per cent of them – with the FCA saying most applicants prefer to withdraw rather than face a refusal. On average it takes the ...
New FCA Authorised Website Launched Called companyfundingoptions.co.uk Aims to Simplify Finding Finance for ...PR Web (press release)

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Module fund second successful equity crowdfunding campaign

Bing equity crowdfunding - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 20:45
Auckland-based social enterprise The Module Project Limited have launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe to fund the next stage of commercialising their long-lasting and upgradeable mobile wireless speaker, Decibel. “Many consumer products ...
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Experts warn savers to be wary of cashing in 'gold-plated' pensions - The Scotsman

Bing alternative finance - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 22:14

The Scotsman

Experts warn savers to be wary of cashing in 'gold-plated' pensions
The Scotsman
Savers should beware of pensions and investments scams. The Financial Conduct Authority's website has tips to spot signs of fraud at scamsmart.fca.org.uk. The FCA also lists authorised firms at fca.org.uk/firms/financial-services-register. More from ...

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Equity Crowdfunding: A Regulatory Cross-Nation Study

Bing equity crowdfunding - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 02:13
Description: Abstract–In recent years, crowdfunding has experienced accelerated growth around the world, and it has become a new form of social and financial innovation for new businesses ideas that might be unable to get traditional financing.
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FCA authorisation times fall - Money Marketing

Bing alternative finance - Fri, 08/04/2017 - 13:53

Money Marketing

FCA authorisation times fall
Money Marketing
FCA building FCA fees The amount of time that the FCA takes to authorise new retail firms has fallen for the fourth quarter in a row. Data released by the regulator today shows that the average time taken to process applications has dropped from around ...

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