digital assets

Mar 22, 2023

crypto, cryptocurrency, bitcoinGlobal custodian State Street has decided to end its association with UK-based Copper due to difficulties faced by the crypto custodian.

Mar 15, 2023

crypto, bitcoin, LuxembourgZodia Custody Ireland, the crypto custodian established by Standard Chartered and Northern Trust, has been registered as a virtual asset service provider (VASP) by Luxembourg’s financial regulator.

Mar 08, 2023

crypto, coinbase, bitcoin, asset managerCrypto exchange Coinbase has taken a step into the asset management world after purchasing US-based One River Digital Asset Management (ODAM).

Mar 01, 2023

crypto, trade, bitcoinAn insider trading case brought by the US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) involving crypto assets has highlighted the thorny issue of exactly how crypto assets should be categorised – as currency, commodities or securities.

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 22, 2023

Deutsche, bank, digital fund, servicing, pilotDeutsche Bank has hailed the successful completion of a proof of concept for digital fund management and investment servicing.

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 08, 2023

digital, assets, headAsset servicer BNY Mellon has named Caroline Butler as chief executive of its digital assets team.

Feb 01, 2023

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

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.


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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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