About

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.

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Reports & Meetings

“Why the UK must embrace the ‘crypto revolution’ – article in City AM by Adam Afiyie MP”

The left would have us believe that opportunism is a dirty word. Yet, opportunism underpins innovation. It generates jobs and prosperity, and the economic growth that improves our lives. Opportunism is a force for good when it means embracing the opportunities and reaping rewards that modern technologies can deliver to consumers. Historically, the financial services […]

APPG on FinTech event: regulating Buy Now, Pay Later

APPG on FinTech event: regulating Buy Now, Pay Later In March, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on FinTech hosted a meeting on regulating Buy Now, Pay Later. We enjoyed a really interesting discussion about the Buy Now, Pay Later model, its origins and its growth, and heard views on what a good outcome for all would look like […]

All Party Parliamentary Group on FinTech – AGM 2022

2022 Annual General Meeting: Minutes  Location: Zoom (held virtually) Date: 2 March 2022  Time: 16.00 – 16:30  Present:  Adam Afriyie MP  Stephen Timms MP  Lord McNicol of West Kilbride  Lord Vaux of Harrowden  Lord Taylor of Warwick  Lord Holmes of Richmond  Adam Jackson, Director of Policy and Regulation, Innovate Finance  Rolf Merchant, Head of Public […]

APPG on FinTech: Regulating Buy Now, Pay Later

Date: 22 March 2022 Timing: 15:00 – 16:30 Location: Zoom meeting Open Invitation Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is one of the fastest growing parts of the FinTech sector. In Autumn last year, HM Treasury launched a consultation to ask how BNPL should be regulated. That consultation process has now closed, and we await the […]

FinTech APPG Event – Next steps after the Kalifa Review 

The Kalifa Review, published in February, has received a lot of attention and driven plenty of discussion within the FinTech sector. The Chancellor gave the government’s response to the Review in April, announcing specific initiatives to start moving forward on some of the key recommendations. In this APPG on FinTech event, we will explore some of […]