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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.

Dec 23, 2020

Nicholas_PrattThis issue contains a full review of our inaugural FundTech Awards which took place earlier this year. While the event was held remotely rather than in person, the fact that it was held at all is testament to the rising influence of technology in the asset management market.

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.

Jun 04, 2020

Car_under_coverNicholas Pratt looks at the failure of an industry effort to establish operational standards 20 years ago and asks if any lessons have been learned.

Sep 05, 2019

Our panel of experts dissect the big news events of the year, from Facebook’s Libra to the existential threat of AI and robotics. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

Jul 02, 2019

Janusz_LorencCurrently, the fund industry uses technology to implement reactive change, to automate and improve existing processes, which alone does not lead to a paradigm shift. By Metrosoft chief executive Janusz Lorenc.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Artificial Intelligence: For explainable AI, look in the white box

The rise in AI investing parallels A growing need to understand how computers make decisions, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds.

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