Issues Archive»FundsTech Summer 2022

Nicholas_PrattThe interest in and need for crypto custody services has never been greater. The size of digital assets under custody has grown sevenfold in the three years between January 2019 and January 2022 – from $32 billion to $223 billion.

A rise in ESG reporting requirements is impacting asset managers in every conceivable way. The solution, discovers Nicholas Pratt, is to use all of this newly found data to form a closer relationship with the next generation of investors.

Fund managers talk to Nicholas Pratt about the dangers of ESG metrics that boil complex risks down to a single number.

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.

To appeal to a new, digitally savvy generation of investors, fund houses must harness an array of technological innovations, says Calastone’s Varun Atre.

We are currently living in a crypto winter, as evidenced by the falling value of cryptocurrencies.

Digital_assets_roundtable_July_2022As regulation of digital assets looks set to begin in earnest, our panel of industry experts discusses its potential impact on investment and more.