The MarketPlace Lending Association

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The MLA represents the marketplace lending industry. Our goal is to promote a transparent, efficient, and customer-friendly financial system by supporting the responsible growth of marketplace lending, fostering innovation in financial technology, and encouraging sound public policy.

Latest News on Coronavirus Affecting MLA Membership

Federal Reserve Board of Governors on Term Asset Lending Facility (TALF), (Consumer Loans)(PDF)

Joint Letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin from MLA & Small Business Majority on Main Street Lending Programs(PDF)

Letter to the Marketplace Lending Association and other organizations from Chairwoman Waters and other Members of the Financial Services Committee on the Coronavirus(PDF)

MLA’s Board Members Response to Chairwoman Water’s Letter – (PDF)

Recent Press/Media

BankThink Fed’s new TALF has a major gap
The Federal Reserve’s recent decision to revive the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility was a good and necessary one.

Resolving Madden: OCC and FDIC Proposed Regulations Should Be Entitled to Judicial Deference in All Courts If the Agencies Clarify How the Proposed Regulations Interpret Ambiguous Statutory Language – (PDF)

MLA Letter on Updating Data Sharing Principles – (PDF)

MLA Board of Directors

Richard Neiman – Lending Club

Ryan Metcalf – Funding Circle

Julie Hwang – Prosper Marketplace

Frank Borchert – Marlette Funding

Campbell Gibson – Avant

Alison Nicoll – Upstart Network

Ulrico Izaguirre – Affirm

Rob Lavet – Social Finance (SoFi)

Would be great if fintech lenders can get onboarded quickly by ⁦@SBAgov⁩ to help ease the bottleneck

.@federalreserve can help support access to online credit for Americans by accepting investment grade consumer collateral in TALF. Fed already accepts it in the Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility. Funds roughly 1/3 of the market. MPL asset class has outperformed ratings.

Thank you to all of the #EssentialWorkers out there who show up to #work everyday so that our #communities remain #strong, and we can continue to take care of our #families. #ThankYou #CommunityPartners

Me, trying to explain the financial relationship between the Fed and Treasury: “Also, money is made up.”

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