BGL and Topdocs announce CAS 360 integration

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Leading legal document provider Topdocs has announced they have extended their range of integration tools to include new integration with BGL’s cloud company compliance software, CAS 360. The new integration, available via Topdocs’ online platform, enables users to register a new company with Topdocs, and have the company instantly set up in CAS 360 with […]

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Macroeconomic outlook benign for Infrastructure… but beware technological disruption

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RARE Infrastructure, the Sydney based investment manager specialising in global listed infrastructure believes 2018 should be a relatively benign year for the sector. “We are expecting a stable operating environment but recognise that any deviation from expectations could cause an outsized movement in asset prices, said Nick Langley, Co- CEO, Co-CIO Rare Infrastructure. “While there may […]

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HUB24 launches integrated Records of Advice solution

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Leading platform provider HUB24 has announced its latest platform enhancements, including an integrated Records of Advice (ROA) solution for advisers and a super contributions tracker. The new ROA functionality allows licensees to upload their own template and store it in the system. Advisers can then generate an ROA from the platform when they trade on […]

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Tech is the new macro – part two

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Implications for labour markets and productivity In this second of a three-part series penned by Epoch Investment Partners, the ‘tech is the new macro’ theme is explored further, to look at tech’s impact on labour markets and productivity – after all, the accelerated pace of technology means disruptive innovation is affecting every sector of the […]

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Machine learning

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Both machine learning and artificial intelligence have been in the headlines a lot lately; not only in the financial press, but also in mainstream titles. This article from Grant Samuel Funds Management (GSFM) explores machine learning – what it is, how it applies to every day life and importantly, how it applies to investment. GSFM […]

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Milliman and Spark Green join forces to create digital engagement tools

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Global actuarial firm Milliman has entered an agreement with Melbourne-based digital agency Spark Green to create a suite of white label calculators and gadgets for the financial services industry. The two companies will work together to create end-to-end solutions that combine Milliman’s proprietary actuarial and risk platform and Spark Green’s ability to communicate complex financial […]

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Beyond Bitcoin – The dawn of “cryptoeconomics”

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While the price of a bitcoin has soared to more than USD 4,500 in recent months, the media and many investors focus too much on bitcoin’s price, betraying little understanding of more fundamental institutional developments. Payden & Rygel’s economics team has penned this article to help catch investors up on “cryptoeconomics” and urge them not […]

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Dubai and Australia seal agreement on fintech cooperation

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The Dubai Financial Services Authority (‘DFSA’) and ASIC last Friday signed a Cooperation Agreement which provides a framework for cooperation to support and understand financial innovation in each jurisdiction. The DFSA regulates the Dubai International Financial Centre (‘DIFC’). Dubai has recently set up a number of initiatives aimed at encouraging fintech innovation, including the ‘FinTech Hive’ accelerator […]

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Moneysoft expands team with eight new appointments

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Moneysoft has appointed eight new staff in response to growing demand for its suite of personal financial management solutions. This expansion boosts Moneysoft’s frontline account management and client service teams including increased support capability. It follows strong uptake of the company’s core cashflow as a service software and the recent launch of its Round-ups solution. […]

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Face ID available to Bett3r and My AMP customers

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Customers of AMP’s Bett3r and My AMP wealth management apps can securely log-in to their accounts on Apple’s iPhone X using facial recognition technology. The functionality follows early adoption of fingerprint log-in technology, which continues to be available on both apps for earlier model iPhone and Android devices. Michael Weeding, AMP’s Director of Digital and […]

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