P2P & marketplace lending (56 items)

ASIC worries collections and lending won’t mix for marketplace lenders

The corporate watchdog has highlighted conflicts of interest in the marketplace lending industry that may need to be managed better.The Australian Securities and Investments Commission on Friday released the results of a select survey of the sector, revealing a market still in the early stages of development. ASIC's aggregate data on lending by the sector may look low, however.ASIC said it was interested in how the industry was handling a range of conflicts, highlighting an odd theme for a business sector that relies on lending money and getting it paid back, with interest. read more

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