Asset Management Systems Insights
27th February 2018
Ten years ago the markets were in the middle of a significant downturn. As of March 2008, the FTSE 100 was at 5776 and the Dow 30 was at 14,237. Both indices had more pain to come, as the full extent of the financial crisis came to light. Of course, after a storm there is a period of reflection and it was during this period that the members of FIX... read more
23rd February 2018
bobsguide sat down with CEO of Smart Valor and 'Bitcoin Queen' of Switzerland, Olga Feldmeier. Olga explicitly outlines the real use cases of blockchain and digital cryptography and how smarter regulation can promote innovation. She also predicts the roadmap to bank disintermediation in the next two to three years.
Tell us about... read more
22nd February 2018
Hedge fund managers are finally embracing the opportunities generated by the evolution of tech solutions, according to a report released by EY late last year. More than half of hedge fund managers are now innovating to improve their operational efficiency and enhance their processes.
With new technologies and hedge fund and portfolio management... read more
16th February 2018
bobsguide rounds up our favourite case studies and collaborative interviews of 2018 to date.
How BNY Mellon is leading the evolution of real-time payments in the US | Analysis of the deal
Last month BNY Mellon and Volante Technologies announced that they had been collaborating to enable BNY Mellon to become the first bank to successfully... read more
15th February 2018
bobsguide brings you some of the asset management solutions to look out for this year
1. FinchTech is a white label platform from TAM Asset Management. It’s a non-advised digital asset management system, designed to engage dormant clients lost to the Retail Distribution Review, while simultaneously enabling IFAs to compete with the... read more
13th February 2018
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
12th February 2018
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
8th February 2018
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
7th February 2018
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
7th February 2018
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