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Jan 25, 2019

DigitisationNicholas Pratt talks to Caceis chief digital officer Arnaud Misset about the digitisation of the asset servicing sector.

Jan 25, 2019

Artificial_intelligenceAs artificial intelligence becomes increasingly prevalent, Nicholas Pratt asks what is in place to ensure the ethical use of the technology.

Jan 25, 2019

Our panel of technology experts were asked to rank the likelihood and impact of a number of potential scenarios. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

Jan 25, 2019

FundTech_Lab_London_Winter_2018The third FundTech Lab event took place in London, where speakers and guests debated the rate and state of the funds industry’s digital transformation.

Oct 05, 2018

Priya_NairFunds Europe talks to RBC’s Priya Nair about the challenges in bringing new technology to the private capital market.

Oct 05, 2018

Tech_devicesInternational regulators are embracing new technology for market surveillance and compliance reporting. Nicholas Pratt considers the implications.

Dec 12, 2017

Robot_armsNicholas Pratt examines the investment opportunities from emerging technology such as artificial intelligence, plus the potential risks.

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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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