Asset Management Systems Insights
20th June 2018
Huge volatility and emerging institutional interest in the cryptocurrency market have made many traders incredibly wealthy, but the dark underbelly rarely discussed is the new wave of crypto trading addiction.
Recently, Castle Craig hospital on the Scottish borders became the first of its kind to offer crypto trading addiction therapy.
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20th June 2018
With new regulatory frameworks, such as Mifid II, GDPR, designed to safeguard operational integrity, customers’ suitability and data, firms need to revisit their strategies. In this context, a top priority for wealth management firms is to comply with the latest regulation, while providing quality of service to clients. This adds a number of... read more
14th June 2018
The Chinese government has been promising to open up its financial markets ever since Bill Clinton was in the White House. Yet over the course of the past two decades, foreign investors and corporate entities looking to enter China’s thriving finance sector have been continually met with fierce regulatory roadblocks.
With the threat of a... read more
31st May 2018
Investment technology subsidiary of BNY Mellon, Eagle Investment Systems, recently announced the launch of its partnership with Microsoft, fitting in to the wider trend of harnessing cloud technology to comply with regulations and improve cost-to-income ratio.
The cloud has seen a quiet revolution in financial services, with industry... read more
31st May 2018
"Hands up if you’re a subscriber to Netflix?" I asked at a conference in New York recently, and very nearly every single hand in the room went up. I then asked who was a Netflix stock holder, and a few hands were raised, mine included. So, for full disclosure, I am a stock holder of Netflix. This article isn’t intended to sell... read more
16th May 2018
Every asset servicer faces a trilemma: boost client satisfaction, increase operational efficiency, and decrease costs – all at the same time.
In large part, the trilemma stems from the way in which information flows through the global custody chain. Because each intermediary uses customized systems to manage account and position... read more
20th April 2018
This editor's picks analyses trading from all sides - the legislation, the emerging technologies and the best practice shared by the thought leaders in the bobsguide community.
Technology, MiFID II and 2027: The changing face of the post-trade industry [3:30 mins]
"The Markets in Financial Instruments... read more
9th April 2018
bobsguide spoke with Bruce Berger, COO & CFO of New York based equity investment firm Atlantic Investment Management, and Chris Grandi, CEO of hedge fund solutions provider Abacus Group, to discover how their commercial partnership typifies IT infrastructure for mid-size investment firms in 2018.
Explain the service that Abacus Group... read more
3rd April 2018
Imagine a world where you have to walk a long and winding road of complex, interlinked informational requirements just to optimize tax. A world where failure to tackle those stringent demands in the right way could result in fines and lawsuits for abuse of treaty or tax arbitrage. In other words, imagine a world where the Yellow Brick Road does not... read more