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European Litigation Funding Platform AxiaFunder Reports Resolving More Legal Cases

Two more legal cases have reportedly been resolved by AxiaFunder, which is one of Europe’s first litigation funding platforms. AxiaFunder, Europe’s “first for-profit” litigation funding platform, has acquired £1.9 million from investors since establishing operations in January 2019, with a 100% “success rate” on completed… Read More

UK Crowdfunding Association Schedules Meeting with FCA to Discuss Concerns Over “Quality of Supervision”

The UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA) has scheduled a meeting with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as the group is concerned over the “quality of supervision,” according to a report in the Times. The UKCFA is an association that represents the leading equity crowdfunding platforms in… Read More

UK Government Ups Crowdfunding without Prospectus to €8 Million – Matching Germany

In a significant policy move by the UK government, the threshold for investment crowdfunding has been upped to €8 million thus matching the recent change by Germany which announced the same funding limit. This increase is due to a change in the Prospectus Directive. In the… Read More

EU Parliament’s Draft of New Prospectus Directive Meets Crowdfunding Sector Demands

  Earlier this year, the crowdfunding sector represented by the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) the UK Crowdfunding Association, Financement Participatif France and Nederland Crowdfunding had called on the Parliament and the European Council to be very ambitious with the planned revision of the Prospectus Directive…. Read More

Brief: LendingCrowd Seema Paterson Named Director of UK Crowdfunding Association

Seema Paterson, head of corporate affairs at Edinburgh’s peer-to-peer lender LendingCrowd, has been appointed director of UK Crowdfunding Association. According to DailyRecord, Paterson joined LendingCrowd last December from Tangent Communications Plc, where she was head of corporate development and investor relations. Prior to Tangent, Paterson was a managing director of… Read More

UK Crowdfunding Association Launches Wiki, Shares Policy Positions on Crowdfunding

The United Kingdom Crowdfunding Association or UKCFA has launched a very informational wiki on their site which engages users by asking for participation and feedback. The newly released wiki also indicates the crowdfunding advocate group’s position regarding important regulatory items affecting crowdfunding in the UK… Read More

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