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 APPG on FinTech is delighted to host its first meeting in 2024 on Tuesday 20th February, 3:30pm-4:30pm. – This session will focus on economic crime, and include a discussion on how FinTech firms across the sector are playing a critical role in protecting consumers and tackling criminal activity, here in the UK and […]
Exploring the Digital Broker Ecosystem New Date: 11 December, 2pm-3pm* *Please note: the new date for this session is now 11th Dec, 2pm-3pm. This APPG on FinTech session focuses on online trading platforms, what they do for their consumers, and how they contribute to wider society and economy. The session will also run through current […]
Tuesday 28th March, 2023 14:00-14:30 Committee Room 17, House of Commons Those present: Adam Afriyie MP Stephen Timms MP Theresa Villiers MP Lord Vaux, 12th Baron Vaux of Harrowden Lord Holmes, Baron Holmes of Richmond The Meeting was hence quorate. Summary of proceedings: Welcome by Chair (Adam Afriyie MP, Chair APPG on FinTech). […]
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 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 […]