Jan 04, 2018

Big data2018 will see a raft of new regulation that will impact the funds industry. Following last month’s piece on the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting initiative, here we take a look at the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation.

Jan 04, 2018

With MiFID II about to go live, Nicholas Pratt talks to a number of regtech providers about their pre-MiFID preparations and post-MiFID expectations.

Jan 04, 2018

Blockchain, BitcoinThe past few weeks have seen the launch of europe’s first bitcoin mutual fund, along with two fixed income responsible investment products.

Dec 15, 2017

Digital_currency_bitcoinThe UK financial regulator has indicated that the technology underpinning bitcoin could exist within its regulatory regime and be more widely used in financial services.

Dec 14, 2017

Blockchain, cryptocurrencyIndex provider HFR has launched two indices designed to capture the performance of hedge funds investing in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

Dec 14, 2017

FinTechFundsquare, a Luxembourg-based fund data and documentation firm, is attempting to establish an infrastructure for the sharing of client information.

Dec 11, 2017

Digital_threatSibos, the banking technology conference, gave as much weight to cyber security as it did to fintech this year. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Dec 07, 2017

Fund automationTransfer agents were unable to increase their automation rates for cross-border fund orders during a recent period of record sales, though they maintained a high level of automation in line with industry targets.

Dec 06, 2017

Digital_currency_bitcoinCoutts, the UK’s most exclusive private bank which counts the royal family amongst its clients, has warned that electronic currencies like bitcoin “have nothing but sentiment backing them up” and could be part of a tech bubble that will eventually burst.