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Apr 20, 2022

Sustainable investingIntercontinental Exchange (ICE) has launched a data service designed to help firms meet the requirements of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regime (SFDR).

Apr 13, 2022

European Commission buildingThe European Commission (EC) has unveiled a platform designed to improve the communication between fintech startups and financial regulators.

Apr 13, 2022

Switzerland1Switzerland-based European Digital Assets Exchange (EDSX) is set to open what it claims is the first security token exchange in its home market.

Apr 13, 2022

/T-Rowe-Price-Kimberly-Johnson-Head-Shot-roi-1-230x142Global fund manager T. Rowe Price has appointed former Fannie Mae executive Kimberley Johnson as chief operating officer (COO).

Apr 13, 2022

HiredDigital asset servicing firm Copper has raided Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BoAML) in a bid to set up a prime brokerage business.

Apr 13, 2022

Blockchain technologyBNP Paribas Securities Services has provided the custody for a proof of concept (PoC) that involved mutual fund transfers on a blockchain-based platform provided by German startup Fundsonchain.

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Cryptocurrencies: Solving crypto’s sustainability problem

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have a huge carbon footprint but, as Nicholas Pratt discovers, environmentally friendly alternatives exist.

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.

Proxy voting: Making every vote count

With stewardship more important than ever and digital technology to the fore, surely it is time to solve the problem of proxy voting? Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Interview: Rise of the robo-adviser

FundsTech talks to Nutmeg’s CTO, Matt Gatrell, about the role of technology in its online offering.

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.

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