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Share Feedback on Ethical Considerations in the Use of Artificial Intelligence

The Standards of Practice Council wants to hear from you about the potential impact of artificial intelligence on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. Consultation open until 29 March.

Artificial Intelligence: The Future Is Human

The lack of any coherent or precise definition of AI encourages the hype bubbles that we have seen with “fintech” and “blockchain”— all three concepts can mean almost anything depending on the interpretation.

Alphabet Soup: What Does Artificial Intelligence Really Mean?

A navigation on the jargon of AI plus throwing some cold water on the AI hype machine. Machine learning is a useful and powerful tool, but it is no more than that.

Investors Want Audited Digital Financial Statements

Much has been written and discussed about the merits of digital financial reporting. Some concerns still need to be addressed, however, such as reviewing or validating these reports using eXtensible business reporting language (XBRL) against a set of standards…. READ MORE ›

Future State of the Investment Profession: Preparing Now for a Different Future

The future of the investment industry is important for the functioning of the global economy, but there are changes happening in the world that will impact the industry and it needs to prepare.

What Fintech Can Learn from Decline and Reinvention of High-Frequency Trading

High-frequency trading (HFT) was front-page news not too long ago, but fintech has taken that spot. But could the road ahead for fintech end up looking the same as its been for HFT?

Behind the Hype: Barclays Report on Machine Learning in Investment Management

Alternative data is already being used by investment managers, but one of the bigger questions is whether it is worth the cost — not only the upfront costs, but also the opportunity cost.

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Robo-Advisers: The Future of Finance?

Advances in technology are gaining visibility in the world of investment management, but how it will be regulated remains an issue, especially when it comes to protecting investors.

Initial Coin Offerings: What Happens When a Bubble Cannot Expand?

There has been a surge in Initial Coin Offerings and the reasons behind it seemed to be related to diversifying away exposure to Bitcoin.

Regulatory and Market Priorities in Different Countries Drive Fintech Focus

The interest in fintech worldwide shows no signs of abating, but there are variations in what "fintech" means in different countries and depends on the needs of local economy.

Regulators Have a “Wait and See” Attitude About Regulating Fintech

Regulators welcome developments in fintech, but it is less clear how the technology should be regulated and whether new regulations are even needed



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