Asset Management Systems Insights

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Global fintechs aim to crack Chinese markets

14th June 2018

Company: bobsguide
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
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BNY’s Eagle moves to the Microsoft Cloud | Analysis of the deal

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
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What can asset managers learn from Netflix?

31st May 2018

Company: StatPro Group
"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
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Farewell, Excel jockeys

16th May 2018

Company: GlobeTax
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
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The big squeeze on trading: caught between Mifid II and a hard place

20th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
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
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Why migrating IT services to the cloud is the new norm in investment management

9th April 2018

Company: Abacus Group
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
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BEPS, FATCA, and codes of conduct… oh my!

3rd April 2018

Company: GlobeTax
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
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Year end tax headache? Time to go digital

23rd March 2018

Company: CoInvestor
Financial advisers without a digital solution are in danger of getting left behind. Regardless of whether 2018 becomes the year of economic correction as some analysts predict, the shift to alternative assets is gathering pace as investors turn to private equity, infrastructure and property in search of better returns. An ageing demographic... read more
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Digital disruption or a digital renaissance for wealth managers? | Event omnibus

20th March 2018

Company: bobsguide
bobsguide reporter, Dave Beach, recently attended the Objectway 2018 wealth management conference in Rome. After a great pollo parmiggiano and a tour of the Sistine Chapel he made his way to the conference with one question in mind: What’s up with wealth management digitisation? Slow to the digital party? Wealth management technology... read more
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Rethinking the middle office: Solving buy-side challenges with financial technology

13th March 2018

Once considered simply a conduit between the front and back office, the middle office is playing a more active part in the investment process for buy-side firms. New regulatory mandates require support for collateral management, risk reporting and commission unbundling. Expansion into new geographies and the increased buy-side use of OTC... read more