Zopa Blog

News, updates and other ramblings, straight from the horse's mouth.

What regulation of peer-to-peer lending means to you!

11 Apr 2014

As of April 2014 Zopa is now regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Zopa has been lobbying for regulation for a number of years and was a founding member of the trade body P2PFA which has been successful in securing regulation for peer-to-peer lending.

Heartbleed vulnerability response

10 Apr 2014

On Monday a security patch was released to the OpenSSL project to fix a serious security vulnerability. The bug, nicknamed Heartbleed, allows anyone to read information from the memory of a server that is running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

Zopa lends record level as it reaches 500 million

31 Mar 2014

It is official. Zopa has now lent over half a billion pounds to UK borrowers since launching in 2005 making peer-to-peer lending a mainstream activity.

Peer-to-peer lending, a giant leap forward

28 Mar 2014

It’s been a super busy last week of March for Zopa and peer-to-peer lending. We’ve had record levels of borrowers coming to Zopa alongside getting ready for the FCA regulation on 1st April.

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24 Mar 2014

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