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Seminar 3 IntroductionInformation
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SRA Competency B


This introductory level half day course navigates you through the legal and regulatory minefield around peer-to-peer lending platforms.

First, we explore the business models used and products offered by peer-to-peer platforms. Next, we take a close look at the FCA's new and existing rules and regulations for this sector. We finish with practical structuring advice.

If you want to set up a peer-to-peer lending platform, are an institutional investor looking to invest in or on a platform, or advise platforms on legal and regulatory issues, this course is for you.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • What peer-to-peer lending is, and how it differs to crowdfunding
  • Common business models and products found in the peer-to-peer sector
  • Article 36H of the Regulated Activities Order in detail
  • Regulatory authorisation for platforms and what's involved
  • The new rules in effect from December 2019 - the FCA's Policy Statement PS19/14
  • The essentials of the financial promotions regime
  • How to get started with platform terms and conditions

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