Asset Management Systems Insights

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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
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How APIs can transform vendors into partners

29th January 2018

Company: GlobeTax
The contemporary custodian:  Challenges and opportunities   Custodians have faced existential headwinds for decades, a situation that has escalated in the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis. Encroachment from new competitors has compressed margins, while additional regulations and paper-intensive processes have increased... read more
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Will investments on the blockchain democratise capitalism?

25th January 2018

After the financial crash and events such as the Brexit vote, it’s no surprise that new generations are losing their faith in the promise of capitalism. Sascha Ragtschaa, CEO and Co-founder at Chainium, argues that investing on the blockchain could be the answer. In the past ten years the global status quo has been turned on its head,... read more
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Why BNP Paribas is collaborating with GTS in the US Treasuries market | Analysis of the deal

25th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
In late 2017 BNP Paribas announced that it had partnered with global electronic market maker GTS, in order to leverage GTS' trading and technology capabilities with the goal of providing the bank’s clients with deeper liquidity, tighter spreads and further improved pricing in the US Treasuries secondary market.  bobsguide sat down... read more