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19 May 2022
Does bitcoin answer an economic need?
“If you wait for bitcoin volatility to be much lower before investing, you will probably have to pay a much higher...
Technology
“If you wait for bitcoin volatility to be much lower before investing, you will probably have to pay a much higher price” – Yves Choueifaty, President and Chief Investment Officer, TOBAM
Does bitcoin answer an economic need?
17 May 2022
The environmental challenges of blockchain
Blockchain, the technology that gave rise to cryptocurrency, is often seen as one of the greatest innovations of the...
Technology
Blockchain, the technology that gave rise to cryptocurrency, is often seen as one of the greatest innovations of the 21st century. Some experts herald it as the Internet of Value because of its new distributed concept.
The environmental challenges of blockchain
17 May 2022
Is the Asset Management industry poised to embrace crypto assets?
"Client demand satisfaction is the main driver behind the development of crypto-asset products" – Thomas Campione,...
Technology
"Client demand satisfaction is the main driver behind the development of crypto-asset products" – Thomas Campione, Blockchain and Crypto assets Leader, PwC Luxembourg
Is the Asset Management industry poised to embrace crypto assets?
11 May 2022
The crypto market on the cusp of adoption
SGSS published its first magazine related to blockchain, its opportunities and challenges 6 years ago. 3 years later,...
Technology
SGSS published its first magazine related to blockchain, its opportunities and challenges 6 years ago. 3 years later, our second magazine focused on current use cases, including Initial Coin Offerings (ICO). SGSS Token Magazine in 2022 will naturally focus on the technology’s adoption.
The crypto market on the cusp of adoption
04 May 2022
Fund Alerts: a bespoke tool to monitor liability management and liquidity risk of funds in real time
This tool is available in France and in Luxembourg for funds distributed internationally.
Technology
This tool is available in France and in Luxembourg for funds distributed internationally.
Fund Alerts: a bespoke tool to monitor liability management and liquidity risk of funds in real time
29 Mar 2022
Tunisia: On track to boost its attractiveness
Similar to what is happening in several financial centres, collective efforts have been made over the last five or so...
Market Perspectives
Similar to what is happening in several financial centres, collective efforts have been made over the last five or so years by the main players in the Tunisian financial market ‒ the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT), the Financial Market Council (CMF), Tunisia Clearing (TC) and the Tunis Securities Exchange (BVMT) ‒ to improve Tunisia's visibility to foreign...
Tunisia: On track to boost its attractiveness
07 Mar 2022
Digital and data at the heart of client experience
More than ever before, buy-side companies and their clients now need to access reliable and, as far as possible,...
Technology
More than ever before, buy-side companies and their clients now need to access reliable and, as far as possible, real-time information to monitor their activity and support their investment decisions.
Digital and data at the heart of client experience
24 Feb 2022
Data management: How can buy-side companies integrate it within a virtuous cycle?
"Buy-side companies are increasingly realising they need to build up their data management set-up" – Gildas Le Treut,...
Technology
"Buy-side companies are increasingly realising they need to build up their data management set-up" – Gildas Le Treut, Co-Head of Coverage, Marketing & Solutions, Societe Generale Securities Services.
Data management: How can buy-side companies integrate it within a virtuous cycle?
26 Jan 2022
FUND ALERTS: A bespoke tool that tracks funds’ liabilities and liquidity risk in real time
The crises of recent years have shown that liquidity risk management is essential for fund managers and a sensitive...
Technology
The crises of recent years have shown that liquidity risk management is essential for fund managers and a sensitive matter for the regulator, who is now asking managers to systematically implement solutions in the event of substantial redemptions.
FUND ALERTS: A bespoke tool that tracks funds’ liabilities and liquidity risk in real time
25 Nov 2021
Sourcing data and using it effortlessly in investment decision-making: the challenge of the ESG revolution in asset management
Year after year, financial professionals are increasingly integrating sustainable development concerns into their...
Technology
Year after year, financial professionals are increasingly integrating sustainable development concerns into their investment strategies and in their relations with their business partners.
Sourcing data and using it effortlessly in investment decision-making: the challenge of the ESG revolution in asset management
23 Nov 2021
The NFT phenomenon
Created more than 12 years ago, blockchain is an increasingly mature technology. It has led to the emergence of a large...
Technology
Created more than 12 years ago, blockchain is an increasingly mature technology. It has led to the emergence of a large number of initiatives and new players that have prompted financial institutions to question themselves. 2021 was conducive to the development of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT). It now has numerous and varied uses, and not a day goes by without the...
The NFT phenomenon
17 Nov 2021
Data: a key stake in execution performance
Over the past decade, access to liquidity - and therefore execution performance - for asset managers has become...
Technology
Over the past decade, access to liquidity - and therefore execution performance - for asset managers has become increasingly complex. Data is at the heart of this transformation. It enables better anticipation of execution decisions in a complex environment, but also allows the traceability of transactions and transparent communication with investors and...
Data: a key stake in execution performance
26 Oct 2021
Open architecture & data: A match made in heaven
In the financial world, open architecture defines an institution’s ability to offer clients proprietary and external...
Technology
In the financial world, open architecture defines an institution’s ability to offer clients proprietary and external products as well as to resort to in-house and outside products, services, or providers.
Open architecture & data: A match made in heaven
21 Oct 2021
Customer experience: A pillar of operational efficiency
Following SIBOS 2021, It is clear that the lessons learned from the pandemic and its impacts on our profession are...
Technology
Following SIBOS 2021, It is clear that the lessons learned from the pandemic and its impacts on our profession are leading us to rethink our business models by putting the customer at the heart of this transformation and by activating all the levers offered by the digitisation and dematerialisation of services. This is the strategy pursued by SGSS, which...
Customer experience: A pillar of operational efficiency
28 Sep 2021
Steering and monitoring data: a performance challenge
As technology progresses in the fund custody and administration business, it has become essential for all those involved...
Technology
As technology progresses in the fund custody and administration business, it has become essential for all those involved in the investment industry to seek greater control over the data required for the day-to-day running and management of their activities.
Steering and monitoring data: a performance challenge
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François Letondu's interview on Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
François Letondu, Head of macro-sector and macro-financial studies at Societe Generale, explains the concept behind...
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Following the definitive adoption of the PACTE law in France learn more about digital assets and their issuance,...
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Following the definitive adoption of the PACTE law in France learn more about digital assets and their issuance, registration and circulation via DLT / Blockchain-type technology
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