Analysis

Firms must block unwanted research under Mifid II

The Financial Conduct Authority backed Esma’s demands in its final Mifid II report


Webinar: Data integrity and how innovation can provide a new control framework

Our latest webinar, hosted in association with Gresham Tech, drills down into some of the potential pitfalls managers face when

Unlocking operational alpha

Often-overlooked workflow management technology may hold the key to crucial collaboration



How will automation shake up compliance?

RegTech advancements are easing workflows and opening up new opportunities to impress investors


Build, buy or rent?

HFMTechnology explores the myriad options not included in an outdated dichotomy


Where are all the female hedge fund techies?

HFMTechnology explores why women are so massively under-represented in asset management technology roles


The rise of high-frequency information

Will the early bird always catch the alpha and how are firms trying to compete in this rapidly evolving space?


Human risk: training staff on cyber defences

Turning employees into cyber soldiers


Trump administration targets H-1B visas for tech workers

Additional requirements to prove specialised skills and higher minimum salaries could hit hedge fund tech teams, but others say impact could end up being small


Democratising hedge fund technology

With start-up and ongoing costs associated with certain strategies significant, could a greater culture of sharing resource lead to better outcomes for managers and their investors?


Regulating alternative data

As European regulators grapple with how to supervise this growing part of the sector, there are calls for some legal clarity around big data usage


New products looking to disrupt the sector

HFMTechnology assesses some of the innovations CTOs are likely to see this year from a range of providers


Due for an upgrade? Refresh considerations for CTOs

With technology trends constantly moving forward, CTOs can’t afford to be left behind. We explore some of the key update and legacy issues the industry faces




CTO to CEO… How far will hedge fund technologists rise?

With CTOs increasingly likely to be part of a hedge fund’s management team or sit on the board, are the current crop of technologists the leaders of the future?


Tech planning for scenarios A, B, C, D and E

CTOs note the need to be nimble in an increasingly challenging marketplace


A new industry utility? DE Shaw Group spin-out on changing times

HFMTechnology hears why former DE Shaw Group CTO Gaurav Suri thinks the hedge fund sector is due for a shake-up


The inside story

Following a number of high-profile examples of insider risk in recent years, hedge funds are increasingly having to take a proactive approach towards internal monitoring.US firm RedOwl talks about its services to HFMTechnology


Chain reaction

With the focus on blockchain technology from the financial services industry increasing, HFMTechnology takes a look at how hedge fund firms can incorporate blockchain into their systems