Issues Archive»FundsTech Spring 2022

Nicholas_PrattWhen announcing his executive order on the regulation of crypto, US president Joe Biden used the phrase, ‘same business, same risks, same rules’.

Alexis_MarinofETFs are emerging as a viable means for institutional investors to gain exposure to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, says Alexis Marinof, WisdomTree’s head of Europe, in an interview with Nicholas Pratt.

ESG reportingThe 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.

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.

SprintersWhile 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.

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

Smart_watchTokenisation 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.

FundsTech_roundtable_Spring_2022The 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.

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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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