The Daily Dig for Wednesday, November 11

Tech entrepreneur becomes P2P fund manager

Val Katayev built companies in several different sectors and then veered off into managing a peer-to-peer fund. He explains why.

A legal opinion on the SEC’s new crowdfunding rules

The SEC’s final rules are mostly consistent with their earlier proposed rules, but a few problem areas remain, Pillsbury believes.

Don’t expect GOP to break up big banks

Based on comments during the fourth GOP candidates debate, don’t bet the farm on a Republican president breaking up the big banks, writes Ronald Orol.

Biggest Chinese banks in capital raise pickle

China’s four biggest banks may be forced to raise $400 billion to meet new global capital requirements at a time when they are supposed to be lending more. Learn more here.

Chinese P2P exec charged with insider trading

Meili Jinrong Founder and CEO Yannan Liu and his cousin have been charged with insider trading after they profited from information related to the sale of two companies before it became public. Julie Sternberg reports.

Aussie alt-fi sector primed for growth

An academic believes Australia is fertile ground for an alt-fi explosion, provided regulators properly handle the situation, reports Julia Corderoy.

CircleUp celebrates $30M Series C

Several heavy hitters are among the new backers of CircleUp, writes Lora Kolodny.

 

 

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