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

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 […]

Open Discussion on the Digital Vision for Financial Services in 2019

Date: 22 January 5:00pm – 6:30pm This event will feature 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) will open the event before Michael Davison, Industry Principal, Financial Services at Atos UK & Ireland, introduces […]

Annual General Meeting

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 […]

All Party Parliamentary Group on FinTech Reception 15 October

 Financial Inclusion in the UK and the launch of Nationwide’s Open Banking for Good Initiative Innovate Finance, in its role as Secretariat, was delighted to have held an All Party Parliamentary Group on FinTech’s parliamentary reception. The reception shone a spotlight on the growth and work that is being done to help foster innovation in financial services […]

Guide to Promoting Financial Regulatory Innovation: Insights from the UK

Summary Publication Date: March 2018 The rapid and far-reaching transformation of the financial services industry has led to a variety of new a, emerging technologies and socio-economic drivers. This Guide was created in March 2018 with the purpose to review, synthesise and distill the various regulation innovation initiatives of the FCA in recent years with a [...]