Analysis

Brexit and blockchain impact regulatory policy

Near-future technology developments could radically change the regulatory approach to investment management


Client relationship management of the future

HFMTechnology explores whether traditional CRM solutions are past their sell-by date

Are you GDPR ready?

With less than a month until the EU’s new data protection regulation hits firms inside and outside Europe, experts weigh in on last-minute preparations



Technology and data innovation across State Street

From machine learning in the front office to blockchain in the back, the global financial services firm is pushing innovation in all directions


Making machine-readable regulation

Initiatives from regulators, financial firms and regtech providers explore the possibility of automated regulatory reporting


Outdated software costs firms $1.5bn, report says

Research finds that ineffective software management stifles innovation


The future of agile and automated services

Technology leaders are gearing up for a cloud-driven, open-source, Software-as-a-service, blockchain revolution


Hedge fund survival depends on digital leadership, KPMG research report finds

Firms are stuck in nascent stage of digital adoption, and pace of change is slow


Software supply chain

Casting light on the confusing world of open-source licences


Inside the hive

Following recent announcements from Winton Group’s data business Hivemind, HFMTechnology takes a virtual tour inside the colony


Blockchain practicalities move up the agenda

Feedback to the Financial Conduct Authority’s discussion paper highlights next steps for distributed ledger technology


Pressure mounts over regulators’ cyber-security

Letters from the MFA to the NFA and the CFTC urge the regulators to rethink their data security


Mapping research management services

Exclusive research by HFMTechnology provides a comprehensive view of the main vendors and their services




The Wild West

Technology leaders at HFM’s recent US summit predicted anarchistic chaos at the frontier of the future


OMS providers insist they are on track for Mifid II trade reporting

But CTOs remain concerned about getting ready for the Mifid II January deadline


Managing research under Mifid II

For the first time, many firms will have to monitor and measure the true value of research; meeting the challenge requires brand new solutions


Watching the watchmen

The winds of regulatory change blow only towards greater information disclosure, which makes security breaches at the agencies all the more worrying


The word on the street

All the tech talk you might have missed at HFM’s European Operational Leaders Summit