Feb 22, 2023

industry, experts, regulation, sandboxes, digital assets, cryptoThe digital assets industry needs robust regulation to move on from the negative market headlines caused by the collapse of crypto exchange FTX at the end of last year.

Feb 14, 2023

cryptoCredit Suisse is one of the banks to have led a Series B fundraising round for Zurich-based digital asset platform Taurus.

Feb 01, 2023

The UK government has outlined its plans to regulate the digital assets market.

Feb 01, 2023

cryptocurrency, moody, stablecoinCredit rating agency Moody’s is reportedly preparing to launch a scoring system for up to 20 stablecoins. 

Jan 25, 2023

job cuts, blockchain, cryptoBlockchain software firm and advocate for decentralised finance (DeFi) Consensys is the latest company to fall foul of the crypto bear market and the after-effects of the FTX scandal after announcing job cuts.

Jan 04, 2023

cryptoA global investment management association has issued a wishlist for regulating the crypto industry, a step it believes is necessary if the asset class is to have any mainstream adoption.

Jan 04, 2023

Banks in the US have been warned about their potential exposure to digital assets, given the volatility in the market.

Jan 04, 2023

CryptoA state-backed crypto exchange is set to be created in Indonesia ahead of the reform of financial supervision.

Jan 04, 2023

CryptoCrypto asset servicing firm Zodia Custody has named former Starling bank co-founder Julian Sawyer as chief executive.

Dec 21, 2022

cyrptocurrency, basel, prudential rulesThe Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has formally endorsed a set of global standards for banks and their cryptocurrency exposure.


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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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