Asset Management Systems Insights

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CASS 2018: The Year of the Dog

13th February 2018

Company: AutoRek
There appears to be a plethora of headlines so far this year with a common theme – 2018 is the year of regtech, fintech, the year of digitisation and technological revamp. According to the Chinese calendar, it is in fact the year of the Dog. The Chinese Horoscope for 2018 predicts that this year, of the Brown Earth Dog, is going to be a good... read more
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Fintalk podcast | MiFID II: So what happens now?

12th February 2018

Company: bobsguide
After an 18 month hiatus, bobsguide’s Fintalk podcast has relaunched, kicking off with this month’s webinar The asset management landscape post-MiFID II implementation: So what happens now? In this episode bobsguide is joined by Eduard Claassen, Project Portfolio Manager at Dutch pension administrator and... read more
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Navigating data residency and privacy compliance in the cloud

8th February 2018

Company: Fenergo
Security and data security concerns have traditionally dominated the list of reasons for lack of cloud technology adoption by banks. In a survey conducted by Forrester Research a few years ago, it found that the top five reasons why US banks were avoiding cloud technology included: 1) Security (73%) 2) Privacy (63%) 3) Risk (59%) 4)... read more
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The asset management landscape post-MiFID II implementation: So what happens now?

7th February 2018

Company: bobsguide
This Wednesday at 3pm GMT (10am EST) bobsguide will be hosting a free online live panel discussion titled: The asset management landscape post-MiFID II implementation: So what happens now? For the entirety of 2017 the asset management industry was counting down to January 3 2018, the implementation date of MiFID II. A lack of clarity on how... read more
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Why every asset manager needs a digital customer experience

7th February 2018

Company: FA Solutions
Digitalisation seems to be transforming businesses across every industry. It is an actively discussed topic around the world and widely included in the strategies of companies, institutions, and societies. However, after the financial crisis in 2008, while other industries have been concentrating on how to build their businesses in the digital age,... read more
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Inside the mind of a bitcoin miner: Why you should buy in a crash

6th February 2018

Company: bobsguide
bobsguide spoke to Sean Clark, tech entrepreneur and founder of Hut 8, a crypto mining service who’ve recently partnered with Bitfury. Sean has seen firsthand the parabolic success of cryptocurrencies and offers unique and candid insight from the frontline.  When did you get into crypto? I worked in e-commerce since 2012 and... read more
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The future direction of digital investing

6th February 2018

Although digital investing is not scaling as quickly as many anticipated, customer awareness and consideration has clearly moved toward digital. Today, about 30-35% of searches for investment products go through digital channels rather than through family and friends, word-of-mouth and other sources. To catch the shift to digital, Investment... read more
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Editor’s picks | Is 2018 the year blockchain sees mass adoption in financial services?

2nd February 2018

Company: bobsguide
Moving beyond experiments to solving payments in capital markets with blockchains Arjun Jayaram, Founder & CEO, Baton Systems It has been no secret that banks are thoroughly testing blockchain applications and some have even begun to apply the technology to key business ventures. However, while most would agree that innovation is pivotal... read more
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The best risk management software for 2018

31st January 2018

Company: bobsguide
The bobsguide risk management survey in September uncovered the expectations and concerns of chief risk officers and their teams as they look towards evaluating their risk management solutions in 2018. With 62% of respondents stating they wish to purchase or modify their technology, we ran a risk management software comparison to determine the... read more
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Why investment banks and institutional investors are turning to the blockchain

31st January 2018

Fintech firms and blockchain based technology are sometimes cast as the enemies of the traditional financial services industry – but my prediction is that in 2018, that will be proved to be a misconception. Hedge funds, investment banks, stock traders and fund managers have a long history of viewing the world of crypto assets with... read more