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Aug 10, 2022

BitcoinBlackRock and Coinbase are set to join forces in a collaboration that will bring together two of the most recognisable names in the respective words of traditional and crypto asset management.

Aug 10, 2022

Regulations digitalThe UK’s financial watchdog has issued a dear CEO letter to alternative investment managers highlighting the need for proper systems to manage market abuse.

Aug 10, 2022

Blockchain chainA body of UK legal experts has launched a public consultation on the issuance and transfer of digital securities via distributed ledger technology (DLT).

Aug 10, 2022

Germany1German asset manager DWS has appointed Angela Maragkopoulou as chief operating officer (COO) as it looks to modernise its IT and operations.

Aug 10, 2022

Dublin bridgeJersey-based investor services group JTC has launched a fund administration service for the Irish market after receiving approval from the Central Bank of Ireland.

Jul 27, 2022

ESG investmentMore than half of fund managers are still to provide relevant data for ESG products to meet the MiFID II regulatory deadline of August 2, research suggests.

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