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Nov 30, 2022

BBH, investorOne of the largest M&A deals in the asset servicing world has been scrapped due to ongoing regulatory delays and current market conditions.

Nov 30, 2022

EFAMAThe lack of a real-time consolidated tape for equities is hindering the EU’s capital markets union (CMU) plan, according to investment funds association Efama.

Nov 30, 2022

digita, eib, bondThe European Investment Bank (EIB) has completed the issuance of a digital bond in an initiative that also involved the central banks of France and Luxembourg and the use of an experimental central bank digital currency (CBDC).

Nov 30, 2022

Global, regulator, infrastructureA number of financial market infrastructures (FMIs) have yet to develop their cyber response and recovery plans in line with the recommendations of global regulators.

Nov 30, 2022

financial advice, FCAThe UK’s main financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has issued proposals designed to improve investors’ access to financial advice.

Nov 23, 2022

Private capitalPrivate capital funds are guilty of an ad hoc approach to adopting new technology that is now causing them a range of operational problems, suggests a recently published report.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Managing the impact of ESG reporting

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.

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