ASTL to hold inaugural conference

By Bridging Loan Directory -


astlThe Association of Short Term Lenders is to hold its inaugural annual conference for bridging and short term lenders and for everyone associated with the short term lending industry.

The conference, entitled “Bridging Finance – today and tomorrow” will be held on the 10th October 2013.  The conference will be held at the at the Butchers’ Hall in London’s EC1 area from 10.30am until 3.30pm.

A representative from the FSA will be speaking at the conference and delegates can also expect to hear from a district judge, an expert in financial affairs and a broker representative as well as an overview on the bridging industry and forecasts on its future size and depth.

In addition to the speakers there will be a panel debate with a lawyer, an LPA receiver, a surveyor and a compliance expert.

Cost of attending the conference will be £125 per delegate.

Benson Hersch, chief executive of the ASTL commented:

“The ASTL is the sole trade body for short term and bridging lenders.  The conference will look at the size and complexity of the market, its potential for growth and the factors that are likely to impact it both in the short term and over the longer term.”

More details to be revealed shortly.   Interested parties should contact the Secretary of the ASTL ( to express interest in receiving an invitation.