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Demand for RegTech solutions to intensify as regulatory burden looms larger

Wed, 19/12/2018 - 08:42

An overwhelming majority (85 per cent) of financial services professionals predict that demand for RegTech solutions will continue to grow until at least 2020 as the wave of new regulation a decade after the financial crisis shows no sign of abating.  »

Navid Alipour, Analytics Ventures

Analytics Ventures launches AI-driven trading platform for stocks

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 09:26

Analytics Ventures, a fund dedicated to creating and building venture companies that harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, has added AlphaTrAI – a proprietary AI-based automated trading platform that fuses the latest explainable AI (XAI) techniques with multiple sophisticated trading strategies – to its venture portfolio. »

Seth Brotman, Canoe

Canterbury Consulting selects Canoe Intelligence to automate fund data entry

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 08:48

Canterbury Consulting, a Newport Beach-based institutional investment advisory firm with more than USD18.3 billion in assets under management, will turn to Canoe Intelligence (Canoe), in a multi-year relationship to efficiently digitise, track and organise thousands of documents and data points. »

Sameer Shalaby, Hazeltree

Oak Hill Advisors implements Hazeltree’s cash and collateral management suite

Thu, 29/11/2018 - 10:30

Alternative investment firm Oak Hill Advisors has implemented Hazeltree’s cash and collateral management suite to manage operational risks, strengthen controls, drive efficiencies and increase yields on excess cash. »

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Citco launches CitcoConnect for data-sharing and digital investment

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 19:32

The Citco Group of Companies (Citco) has launched CitcoConnect, a new digital solution that automates and simplifies the process of managing prospective investors, including an online utility for the placement of initial investments in alternative funds. »

Jaime Hildreth, IHS Markit

IHS Markit and Institutional Limited Partners Association join to bring iLEVEL to members

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 18:09

IHS Markit, a specialist in critical information, analytics and solutions, is to offer iLEVEL to members of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA). »

Tom Wheatley, Watson Wheatley

Watson Wheatley connects with Orchestrade to offer best practice reconciliation

Wed, 28/11/2018 - 10:31

Watson Wheatley, a provider of reconciliation solutions, has integrated its iRecs reconciliation solutions with Orchestrade’s core portfolio management and risk system. »

Jim Lewis, SEI

Building bot frameworks with NLP technology

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 14:42

As discussed in the first part of our discussion with SEI on the potential of natural language processing (NLP) – click here to read – the company is currently in the early stages of exploring how NLP might enhance the way staff and clients interact with data. The aim of this initiative is to increase the overall level of engagement and grant users the flexibility to choose their preferred method of navigating information.  »


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