We see a development within the financial sector and in the capital market – a development driven by technologies and developed by an increasing number of FinTech startups. For established financial institutions, this means that they are looking at a new landscape where partnerships and integration are getting a whole new meaning. This will bring on new challenges for both sides. In this post we give a you seven key takeaways from the FinTech side and from the process of implementing a FinTech solution.
The partial ban on inducements (formidlingsprovision) related to marketing of investment funds is probably the most controversial part of the MiFID II directive. If we take a look back on the implementation of the legislation. What effect has it had so far and what has changed? This post goes through four lessons that we have learned.
For almost two decades, agile and continuous delivery has had much focus in the software development business. Many startups are founded on an agile culture of prototyping and experimenting until a sellable product or service emerge. For older software development companies, it has become a new way to revolutionize the business and deliver more “functionality” faster to get happier clients. The agile tools no matter framework, are easy to implement and use – only a few artifacts that are easy to understand.
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The capital market is under development. A development driven by innovative technologies and developed by an increasing number of FinTech startups. The spreading of these startups also means that the established financial institutions can look forward to a market, that increasingly will be about partnerships – however, the integration is bringing on new challenges on both sides.
Der er to områder, som driver forandringerne på kapitalmarkederne lige nu: lovgivning og digitalisering. Bankerne skal fremover gøre livet lettere for kunderne og integrere bankens løsninger med kundens egne.
Once again Partner Kenneth Brandborg is participating in the CFA Institute annual conference. Kenneth will share his daily insights from the conference in Hong Kong
The Capital Markets are constantly evolving. Especially, disruptive technologies are pushing boundaries within the FinTech space of Capital Markets. Being part of this journey, is one of the main reasons for why I joined Capital Market Partners(CMP). At CMP, I have the opportunity to develop my passion for FinTech and have focus on future trends and technologies from a business perspective. For this reason, my colleague Sebastian Olguin Sørensen and I would like to give our view on FinTech in the Capital Markets, how it will evolve in the coming years, and what to prepare for. We will launch our FinTech initiative, Fintechgration 7×7 Pitch Event on June 21st — The event is open for everyone, but offers limited seating, so join now!
Today, we often see large companies in the financial sector moving into new business areas like clearing of new financial products or managing pension products for customers. There can be several reasons for this move, but in many cases the company needs to get at quick and relative thorough picture of their options on how to support this new area from a business, compliance, operational and IT point of view.
This blog is not a pro and con of active versus passive investing. That topic is so well covered by academia and financial professionals. Rather, this blog aims at disclosing a not so often discussed feature in the ETF product: Securities lending programs and the dividend tax optimization as a mean for the low costs in the ETFs.