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'P2P lenders need to build reputations'

NZ Bankers' Association CEO Kirk Hope says P2P lenders, virtual currencies face a challenge building reputations and trust

FMA to make sure P2P regulation 'remains appropriate'

FMA's Elaine Campbell says regulator will watch closely to see if P2P 'promotional' regulatory settings remain appropriate as sector gets up and running in NZ

P2P lending applicant for sale

Lendit, which has applied to the FMA for P2P lending and crowd funding licences, is on the block for $1 million

Harmoney granted 1st P2P licence

Harmoney the first peer-to-peer lender to obtain a licence from the FMA; Launch coming soon; Potential revolution in personal lending & savings market is born

First Union airs TISA concerns

Financial services workers' union takes concerns over international Trade in Services Agreement to RBNZ, FMA and senior cabinet ministers

FMA CEO not seeking 'belt full of scalps'

Financial markets watchdog prefers to help rather than enforce, says CEO Rob Everett; Says many retail investors who bought finance company debentures shouldn’t have

P2P, the Walmart, Ryan Air or Trade Me of banking?

Gareth Vaughan says P2P lending is an exciting financial services revolution, but needs to be watched closely by regulators

Two P2P licence applications lodged

The FMA says it has received 2 peer-to-peer lending licence applications to date as Packer & Murdoch eye stake in Aussie P2P lender part owned by Westpac

Strategic Finance investors get another 5c

 FMA and Strategic Finance receivers reach agreement with the company's directors and auditors to get $22 mln

FMA mulls legal fit for P2P lending

FMA talking to Commerce Commission about how consumer credit legislation will apply to peer-to-peer lending