Event Overview

Date: 16 June 2021

Event overview

As the buy-side explores new possibilities offered by technological innovations, this ICMA Asset Management and Investors Council (AMIC) virtual event discussed how the asset management industry is considering asset tokenisation and the use of artificial intelligence. The event also featured a presentation from the European Commission.


Presentation slides | European Commission | Digital finance package - Digital finance strategy & legislative proposals

Presentation slides | BNP Paribas AM | Understanding Blockchain

Artificial Intelligence and machine learning in asset management

Robo-Advising: Less AI and More XAI?

Robo-Advising for Small Investors: Evidence from Employee Savings Plans

Modelling Transaction Costs when Trades May Be Crowded: A Bayesian Network Using Partially Observable Orders Imbalance

A new white paper - Tokenisation of alternative investments - Investors' Corner (bnpparibas-am.com)

Central bank digital currencies: policy and design | AXA IM UK (axa-im.co.uk)

Digital finance package | European Commission (europa.eu)

Europe fit for the Digital Age: Artificial Intelligence (europa.eu)

Presentation made at the Council working party on the proposal for a regulation on a pilot regime for market infrastructures based on distributed ledger technology (europa.eu)

Presentation made at the Council working party on the proposal for a regulation on digital operational resilience for the financial sector (europa.eu)

Presentation made at the Council working party on the proposal for a regulation on markets in crypto-assets (europa.eu)

New payment option: Bitcoin | AXA

    Event moderator: Bob Parker, Chair, AMIC

Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, ICMA

  Tokenisation: opening up alternative assets to investors

Arthur Carabia, Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA

Stéphane Janin, Head of Global Regulatory Development, AXA IM; Vice-Chair, AMIC
Iota Nassr, Policy Analyst, OECD
Emmanuelle Pecenicic, Head of Digital Strategy & Head of Digital Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas AM


Mattias Levin, Deputy Head, Digital Finance Unit Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union DG (FISMA), European Commission

  The use of Artificial Intelligence in the asset management industry

Massimiliano Castelli, Head of Strategy, Global Sovereign Markets, UBS Asset Management, Vice-Chair, AMIC

Prasenjeet Bhattacharya, Global Lead of Strategic R&D, Innovation & Responsible Investing, NNIP
Marie Briere, Head of Investor Research Center, Amundi
Daniel Mayston, Head of Electronic Trading and Market Structure, EMEA, BlackRock
  Event close
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