Seminar: Regulating Peer-to-Peer Lending to SMEs | Asian Development Bank

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Seminar: Regulating Peer-to-Peer Lending to SMEs

Event | 12 September 2017 ADBI, Tokyo, Japan

Background

Among the alternatives to formal bank financing, peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is the one seen as having the greatest potential to help fill the funding gap for SMEs. This seminar looks at the regulation of P2P lending in the US, People’s Republic of China, Japan, and the UK, and discusses how regulators can help develop P2P as a safe and effective source of financing for SMEs.

About the Speaker

David Storey is a research associate in the Administration, Management and Coordination Department at ADBI. His research interests include monetary policy, capital flows, and alternative finance. He holds a BA and MA in natural sciences from the University of Cambridge and an MA in management from HEC Paris.

Objectives

Discuss relevant topics among policy makers, researchers, academics, think tanks, and the public, leading to policy options for inclusive and sustainable development.

Participants

20 participants.

Output

  • Scholarly presentation
  • Discussion among policy makers, researchers, academics, think tanks, and the public

How to register

Register here.

Language

English

Time of event

12:00 - 13:00