Supplements»FundTech Summer 2019

Nicholas_PrattThe unveiling of Facebook’s latest plans for world domination should be of big interest to the funds industry. Project Libra is the social media corporation’s plan to issue its own cryptocurrency along with a digital wallet scheme.

Paul_RobertsFollowing recent regulatory changes looking at operational resilience, Paul Roberts, CEO at Milestone Group, investigates how firms have changed their mindset towards managing disruption.

Data_scientistNicholas Pratt examines how the funds industry is attempting to avert a skills shortage in its search for data scientists and new technology experts.

Our panellists were asked about all things data, including which data ranks as the most valuable, the impact of new technology on data and whether managers have too much or not enough data. Chaired by Nicholas Pratt.

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.

Computer_logicNicholas Pratt looks at the launch of two blockchain-based services for fund distribution, registration and settlement, and their implications for the industry.

RICHARD_CLARKSONRichard Clarkson, principal solution consultant at Oracle, explains how the asset management market is moving beyond legacy for transfer agency services.

Nick_AytonFrom tokenomics to behavioural science, disruption came to the fore at the latest FundTech Lab event in London. Nicholas Pratt reports.