Oct 12, 2022

EU, cryptocurrencyThe European Union’s (EU’s) landmark crypto assets legislation is one significant step closer to becoming law after the European Parliament voted 28 to 1 in favour of the bill.

Oct 12, 2022

BNY Mellon, cryptocurrency, digital assetsGlobal custodian BNY Mellon has gone live with its digital assets offering.

Oct 12, 2022

Machine learning, legacy systemsUK financial services firms are using machine learning (ML) in greater numbers, but the adoption of the technology is being held back by legacy systems.

Oct 12, 2022

Axyon AIItalian fintech Axyon AI has completed a $1.6 million funding round which has seen two of its original investors increase their commitment.

Oct 05, 2022

Bank of EnglandThe Bank of England’s deputy governor Sir Jon Cunliffe has raised concerns over the disruption that may be caused by the introduction of a post-trade market built on distributed ledger technology (DLT).

These concerns centre on the challenges in liquidity and the role of supervisory authorities in world of instantaneous settlement and decentralised infrastructure.

Oct 05, 2022

Softbank Vision, JapanJapanese investment firm Softbank has laid off 150 staff from its Vision Funds, equivalent to 30% of its workforce.


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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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