Issues Archive»FundTech Winter 2019

Nicholas_PrattAllow me to once more draw a parallel between football and fund management (see Fundtech passim).

Andy_HampshireNicholas Pratt talks to Gresham House’s CTO and COO, Andrew Hampshire (pictured), about bringing digital technology to the alternative investment world.

EcosystemNicholas Pratt examines whether the growing use of APIs will herald a new era of open innovation in the asset management world.

Digital_abstractFirms are turning to the cloud in increasing numbers, but not all of them are aware of the risks involved. Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Emerging_technologiesWe asked a series of the most prominent figures in the industry for their technology highlights of 2019 and what they would most like to see in 2020.

GlobalOracle, a leading provider to the financial services industry, invited HSBC to explain how technology is helping the bank evolve its transfer agency business to create a truly global offering for clients.

FundTech_event_London_winter_2019The latest Fundtech event discussed breaking the glass ceiling, entering the cloud and protecting cyberspace. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Market_dataFunds Europe talks to Ralph Benchetrit and Romain Sauvage about the development of Open Asset Management Language and the need for data standards.

Most read features

Cryptocurrencies: Solving crypto’s sustainability problem

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have a huge carbon footprint but, as Nicholas Pratt discovers, environmentally friendly alternatives exist.

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.

Proxy voting: Making every vote count

With stewardship more important than ever and digital technology to the fore, surely it is time to solve the problem of proxy voting? Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Interview: Rise of the robo-adviser

FundsTech talks to Nutmeg’s CTO, Matt Gatrell, about the role of technology in its online offering.

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.

Sponsored Profiles

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Sponsored profile: A question of trust

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Sponsored feature: Compliance and the case for agility

CheetahFundsTech talks to Janusz Lorenc, CEO of Metrosoft, about asset managers’ approach to compliance risk and the case for agile software development.