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Jul 27, 2022

Digital ageWealth manager Novia Financial - whose CEO says platforms need to increasingly offer digital solutions - has extended its contract with GBST, a technology provider for fund managers and other financial actors.

Jul 27, 2022

risk_optionsInvestment manager NS Partners has chosen MJ Hudson’s RiskMonitor platform to perform liquidity stress testing.

Jul 26, 2022

Network_abstractThe clearing and settlement system is struggling to leverage off of distributed ledger technology – but DLT is still where its future lies, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Apr 20, 2022

AcquisitionGermany-based fund services group Universal Investment Group is set to acquire Luxembourg’s European Fund Administration (EFA). 

Apr 05, 2022

HandshakeConsolidation between asset management firms is overwhelmingly expected to increase. Legacy systems still pose operational challenges – but the message from a recent webinar, featuring asset manager BlueBay’s chief operating officer, is that data consolidation is gaining in focus. by Nicholas Pratt.

Mar 30, 2022

BNY buildingGlobal custodian BNY Mellon Funds Services (Ireland) has in effect apologised for the regulatory failings that led to the recent €10.78 million fine from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).

Feb 09, 2022

HSBC towerAsset servicer HSBC has allied with Bloomberg to provide asset managers with post-trade services.

Jan 05, 2022

acquisitionFund administrator SS&C has acquired a minority stake newly incorporated company created by the merger of two shareholder services firms - UK-based Equiniti and the US-based American Stock Transfer & Trust Company.

Nov 24, 2021

Outsourcing1JP Morgan Securities Services has been mandated by the bank’s asset management, JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM), arm to manage its middle office processes.

Nov 24, 2021

LuxembourgDanish asset manager Nordea Investment Funds has selected Temonos Multifonds to provide the technology for its investor servicing activity in Luxembourg.

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Roundtable: The digital transformation opportunity

The funds industry is looking at adopting new types of technology, from automation to ESG reporting, blockchain and tokenisation. A FundsTech roundtable in March explored how these will revolutionise the sector.

Regulation: Panel calls for simplicity in ESG reporting

The industry accepts the need for more rigour in ESG fund reporting, but the work will be pointless if investors don’t understand the end result. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Tokenisation: The incredible potential of tokenisation

Tokenisation offers a new generation of investors access to a wide range of asset classes. But a lack of analysts is one reason why the market may not be ready for the possibilities, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Cryptocurrencies: Crypto funds face long wait for regulatory approval

While crypto currencies forge onwards, access for investors who prefer to invest through regulated vehicles remains muted. A wait-and-see stance by regulators lies at the centre of this, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Artificial Intelligence: For explainable AI, look in the white box

The rise in AI investing parallels A growing need to understand how computers make decisions, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds.

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