Despite a widespread positive inclination towards innovative tech-related solutions at the social level, times are not ripe (at all) to deliver any assessment of what the political attitude today is or in the next future may be. Furthermore, there is no public evidence of specific attempts to obstacle the development of the sector.
Being already authorized to carry banking activities (in general), banks– can provide pawning where a number of organizational, functional and financial requirements is met.
On the other hand, also other entitites (so called “agenzia di prestito su pegno”) can carry such activity out, benefitting from a relatively lighter regulatory treatment.
Data not retrieved. Consequently, as we do not have a clear picture of the size of the market and of its players, it is not possible to determine the competition trend.