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China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

CBRC Partners with 19 Banks to Establish Fintech Cloud Stack. By 2020, 60% of systems in China’s banking industry will be deployed in the cloud, most with the approval of the China Banking Regulatory Commission. According to the report, China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) has… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

China Issues a Five-Year plan on Fintech Facing the challenges from the online finance industry, the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) and four other departments including the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC), China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) and Standardization Administration… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Financial Technology Becomes a New Spotlight of the Belt and Road Initiative Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, also known as the Belt and Road Initiative, was held in Beijing on May 14-15. President Xi Jinping highlighted the role that financial technology has played… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

CBRC Releases Documentation to Regulate Small Cash Loans Market This week, China Banking Regulatory Commission released a documentation “Guidelines on risk prevention and control in banking industry” to regulate the small cash loans market by perfecting the in-out mechanisms, paying more attention to the supervision… Read More

China is Cracking Down on Unscrupulous Financial Services

In a series of reports, ChinaNews is pointing to the increasing scrutiny of the Chinese government regarding financial fraud and over-all malpractice. In March there was the case of the “first and high profile” peer to peer lending fraud case where 41 people associated with Baiyin… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Wecash Nails Down Series C Funding with $ 80 million Big Data Company Wecash raised $ 80 million in series C funding led by China Merchants Capital, Fore Bright Capital and SIG. Two new investors – Dongfang Hongdao Asset Management and Lingfeng Capital joined the existing… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

NPC & CPPCC 2017 Annual Sessions Focus on Risk Prevention and Industry Regulation of Fintech Industry Last week, the National People’s Congress (NPC)and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country’s top legislative and political advisory body, opened the 2017 sessions in Beijing. Fintech, or… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

CBRC Releases “Guideline” to Regulate Funds Custody of Online Lending Platforms On February 23rd, the China Banking Regulatory Commission(CBRC)released new guidelines to regulate funds custody of online lending platforms. According to the guidelines, online lending platforms and banks must follow the regulation to restructure their funds… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Shanghai Launches New Regulatory Rules for Online Micro-Lending On 30th December 2016, Shanghai Municipal Financial Service Office published its first local regulatory rules for online micro-lending. According to this regulation, natural persons may borrow up to ¥200,000, while upper limit for lending to a legal… Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

Suning.com Receives Authorization from CBRC to Set Up a New Private Bank On the 21st December, Suning.com, one of China’s leading e-commerce platforms, announced it had received authorization from the CBRC (China Banking Regulatory Commission) to set up a new private bank, named Suning Bank…. Read More

China: WeiyangX Fintech Review

PowerEgg Drone: Most crowdfunded campaign in the drone industry ever! Up to 30th September, 2016, PowerEgg Drone from PowerVision has raised more than ¥86.3 million (USD $12.87 million), becoming the most funded campaign on JD.com’s crowdfunding platform. The previous record belonged to Niu.com which raised… Read More

China Issues Online Lending Rules: Panic Ensues

After nearly eight months since the original draft was first issued, the China Banking Regulatory Commission (“CBRC”) announced the official rules for the online lending industry on August 24, 2016. The unveiling came accompanied with a few policy curveballs that few industry participants were expecting…. Read More

13 New Restrictions for China P2P Lenders as Rules Sink In

Announced earlier this week, China has finally revealed its regulatory approach to online lending. To put this into perspective, peer to peer lending is huge in China – the largest online lending market in the world. The rapid ascension of P2P lending was driven by… Read More

China Update: Guidelines, Not Rules Quite Yet for Alternative Finance

  China is the largest market for alternative finance in the world. According to the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF), China delivered over $100 billion in alternative finance, including peer to peer lending and crowdfunding, in 2015.  This was more than a 3X jump… Read More

Chinese Regulators Vow to Get Tough on Online Lending

The China Banking Regulatory Commission is talking tough when it comes to bogus online lenders. As reported in the China Daily,  Shang Fulin, Chairman of the CBRC, explained at a news conference regulators were cracking down of dodgy platforms; “The CBRC will strengthen regulation, intensify… Read More

The Number of Peer to Peer Lenders in China Declines

The government crackdown on internet finance, probably best exemplified by the Ezubao collapse and incarceration of the P2P lenders executives, has slowed the growth of the online lending industry.  According to a report in China News, as of January, there were 2771 platforms in operations in… Read More

Regulations Galore Part II: Peer to Peer Lending in China

The China Banking Regulatory Commission (“CBRC”) issued the highly anticipated draft rules for online lending on December 28, 2015. Ever since the State Council guidelines (“the Guidelines”) for the Chinese internet finance industry were issued in July, rumors about the timing of the online lending… Read More

Regulations Galore Part I: Online Payments in China

A flurry of internet finance-related regulatory documents were issued in China last week just before the New Year. On December 28th, the People’s Bank of China (“PBOC”) issued the final rules on online payments while the China Banking Regulatory Commission (“CBRC”) issued the draft rules… Read More

China Releases Draft Peer to Peer Lending Rules. Asks for Comments

As has been widely expected for some time, China regulatory authorities revealed proposed rules to reign in the fast growing peer to peer lending industry.  While online lending has filled a serious void in providing access to capital the lack of rules have created an… Read More

China Banking Regulatory Commission Said to Ban High Risk P2P Products

With final regulations expected this coming June, details continue to trickle out regarding the approach the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) will take in cracking down in a rather chaotic peer to peer lending industry in China. China is presently the largest peer to peer… Read More