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Legislative proposal for an EU framework on crowd and peer to peer finance
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ZAAR Crowdfunding (Malta)
ZAAR welcomes the European Commission’s objectives in enabling platforms to scale cross-border, as well as in providing platforms with a proportionate and effective risk management framework. Our preference would be a comprehensive EU approach (option 3), where, while considering the special characteristics investment-based crowdfunding, platforms will be treated like other regulated institutions in an equal manner in all member countries of...
Financement Participatif France (France)
Financement Participatif France (FPF) is the representative professional association of the crowdfunding sector. Created in August 2012, it now gathers 150 members, including 70 platforms of all crowdfunding categories (reward, peer-to-peer, crowdlending, crowdequity). FPF wishes that the European Union set up the conditions for a long-term and structured development of the sector. That is why the association joins Paris EUROPLACE's...
Association Française de l'Investissement Participatif (France)
Paris EUROPLACE would like to thank the European Commission for the opportunity to provide their feedback on crowd and peer to peer finance. The present contribution is shared by the Association Française de l’Investissement Participatif (AFIP) and Financement Participatif France (FPF). France has been a pioneer in Europe in developing a regulatory framework dedicated to crowdfunding platforms with the introduction of two different statutes as...
Paris EUROPLACE (France)
Paris EUROPLACE - which represents all the major players of the Paris Financial Centre, French and international corporates, investors, banks and financial intermediaries - would like to thank the European Commission for the opportunity to provide their feedback on crowd and peer to peer finance. The present contribution is shared by the Association Française de l’Investissement Participatif (AFIP) and Financement Participatif France (FPF)....
HM Treasury (United Kingdom)
1. The UK Treasury recognises the potential for harmonised regulation to increase cross-border activity, and welcomes the Commission’s Inception Impact Assessment (IIA). As the member state with the largest crowdfunding industry, we are well-placed to comment on the IIA, and would be happy to share our experience of regulating crowdfunding. 2. The UK does not have a bespoke regime for investment based crowdfunding, but has implicitly regulated...
UK Crowdfunding Association (United Kingdom)
The UK is widely recognised as the European, and a global leader, in investment based crowdfunding and peer 2 peer lending. Both sectors are achieving growth in the UK facilitated by the regulatory framework put in place by the Financial Conduct Authority. The FCA introduced its Crowdfunding Regulations in March 2014. This regulatory framework has sought to support the emergence of crowdfunding, recognising its role in filling gaps left by...