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Recent Decision by UK Financial Ombudsman Service Challenges Investment Crowdfunding Model

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) in the UK has long intermediated disagreements within the financial services sector including investment crowdfunding. A recent decision by the FOS has caused some concern amongst industry insiders as it may challenge the entire crowdfunding model based on the liability… Read More

Funding Options Announces Support For FCA’s Plan to Extend Financial Ombudsman Services

Funding Options, a UK-based online marketplace for business finance, announced on Wednesday it is supporting Federal Conduct Authority (FCA) plans to allow more SMEs access to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). Established by Parliament, FOS describes itself as the UK’s official expert in resolving complaints between financial businesses and… Read More

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