The All-Party Parliamentary Group on FinTech was set up to raise awareness in Parliament of the growing importance of Financial Technology (FinTech) to the UK economy, to policy-making and to consumers. It aims to promote a regulatory framework that encourages a growing, inclusive and competitive FinTech industry, and seeks to investigate the potential applications of FinTech including peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding, digital currencies, internet banking etc.
Reports & Meetings
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on FinTech is hosting a webinar on ‘The response of the FinTech sector to Covid-19’, on Tuesday 30th June from 3.00pm to 4.00pm. This APPG discussion will feature Charlotte Crosswell, CEO of Innovate Finance, who will present in more detail how the wider FinTech sector has responded and adapted. The event will also feature three speakers from […]
Publication Date: April 2019 The FinTech State of the Nation is a comprehensive summary of the UK’s FinTech industry to help inform stakeholders for trade and investment and demonstrate the UK’s attractiveness as a FinTech destination. The brochure convenes knowledge and perspectives from industry leaders across the domestic FinTech ecosystem. This collection of expert views broadly [...]
The annual general meeting (AGM) for the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on FinTech was held between 12.30-13.30 on 5 February 2020. The AGM is open to all Members of both Houses and will see the election of next year’s officers. For Minutes please see here.
Date: 25 June 12:00pm – 2:00pm This event brought together Parliamentarians and senior industry stakeholders to reflect on HM Treasury’s FinTech Sector Strategy and discuss how to sustain the UK’s global leadership in this important sector. Topics for discussion included: Access to talent Access to capital Ensuring an enabling regulatory environment Supporting FinTech across the UK […]
Publication Date: October 2018 Since its launch in 2016, 89 firms have so far been accepted to test innovative products and services in the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)’s regulatory sandbox. And as the record numbers in the latest cohort testify, firms’ interest in applying to the sandbox shows no signs of abating. In fact, the [...]