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.
Vice-Chair – Gavin Robinson MP
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) - Belfast East
Reports & Meetings
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 [...]
Date: 22 January 5:00pm – 6:30pm This event featured speakers from industry to discuss the rapidly evolving financial services landscape and the innovations that are redefining the sector. Adam Afriyie MP (Chair of the APPG on FinTech) opened the event before Michael Davison, Industry Principal, Financial Services at Atos UK & Ireland, introduced some potential […]
For Passholders Only The annual general meeting (AGM) for the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on FinTech was held between 14.00-15.30 on 8 January in Room T, Portcullis House. The AGM was open to all Members of both Houses and saw the election of officers. It was also a great opportunity to discuss potential future topics […]