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Jun 16, 2021

Cryptocurrencies 2State Street has launched a department dedicated to digital finance to be led by asset servicing veteran Nadine Chakar.

Jun 09, 2021

Blockchain chainFintech Broadridge has turned to Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the latest update of its blockchain-based private equity (PE) platform.

May 27, 2021

cbdc_vs_cryptoUlrik K Lykke, executive director at alternative investment fund Ark36, asks whether the rise of central bank digital currencies could affect crypto asset investments.

May 19, 2021

Distribution2Blockchain-based fund distribution platform Iznes has added European fund manager Candriam as a shareholder as it looks to boost its international presence and its adoption among buy-side firms.

Apr 20, 2021

ELTIF blockchainBlockchain technology could help bring alternative investments to retail investors - and do so through the ELTIF, a fund structure that has not lived up to its potential, says Christian Edelmann of management consultancy Oliver Wyman.

Mar 26, 2021

Working_from_homeOne year on from a global move to home working, FundsTech asked the industry’s leading figures what 2020 meant for them and their hopes for the year ahead.

Mar 26, 2021

Specialist_fund_admin_roundtable_Feb_2021Our expert panel looks at how the specialist fund admin industry is handling issues such as technology and cyber crime, discusses the threat of global competition and lays out an agenda for the year. Chaired by Alex Rolandi.

Mar 26, 2021

LumberjackA not-for-profit industry ‘utility’ has demonstrated it can slash data management costs related to MiFID II. Alex Rolandi speaks to those involved, asking about the project’s future – and where the cost reductions are made.

Dec 23, 2020

TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP – ASSET MANAGEMENT
Winner – Kerry McCormack, global head of IT, First Sentier Investors

Winner_Kerry_McCormackKerry McCormack has not let a global pandemic distract her in a year of hugely impressive achievements.

Dec 23, 2020


DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Winner – Factset

Winner_FactsetFor this award, the judges were looking for a firm that has demonstrated a commitment to diversity on a number of levels with particular focus on technology.

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