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Nov 23, 2022

Asset ServicingThe last domestic asset servicer operating in Australia is to close down, highlighting the challenge faced by home-grown players competing with global custodians.

Nov 23, 2022

BoEThe Bank of England’s deputy governor is the latest regulator to comment on the collapse of digital assets exchange FTX and the importance of regulation.

Nov 23, 2022

CryptoThe German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has issued a crypto custody and proprietary trading licence for crypto assets to BitPanda Asset Management.

Nov 16, 2022

investingThe UK’s financial watchdog has issued a warning about the gamification of the investment industry and the risk of encouraging gambling-like behaviour among investors.

Nov 16, 2022

cryptoDigital asset exchange FTX has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US after rival exchange Binance pulled out of a proposed rescue deal.

Nov 16, 2022

ShareholdersSwiss fintech Temenos is under fire from activist shareholders calling for the removal of its senior management.

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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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