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Invesco and Cambridge Judge Business School announce a 10-year collaboration

Invesco to support Cambridge Judge Business School’s research activities in long-term asset management, alternative finance and data-analytics. Global asset management firm Invesco and Cambridge Judge Business School today announced a 10-year collaboration under which Invesco will support research activities in…

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BBC News: Have the poorest councils had the biggest cuts?

A study co-authored by Dr Mia Gray, Senior Research Fellow at the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, found that "more deprived areas tend to correlate with bigger cuts in service spending", while spending cuts tend to be smaller in less…

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Finance Magnates: Cambridge report: Crypto needs a common language

A new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance says the industry must agree on definitions before regulators can make progress. The lack of such common terminology is a “major impediment” to clear policies in this area, the report…

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Traders Magazine: Standardised terminology needed for cryptoassets

Lack of standard terminology for cryptoassets hampers global regulatory response, says a new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). The Global Cryptoasset Regulatory Landscape Study is based on an in-depth analysis of 23 jurisdictions, providing a comprehensive…

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Cryptoasset regulation

Lack of standard terminology for cryptoassets hampers global regulatory response, says a new report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance. The lack of a standard terminology for cryptoassets and the blockchain industry across jurisdictions hampers the development of a…

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Map of cryptoasset wording in various languages

Alternative finance in Europe

In 2017, the alternative finance market throughout Europe (including the UK) grew by 36 per cent to €10.44 billion, predominantly in the UK, according to the 4th European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at…

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Shifting Paradigms: The Fourth European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report

Business Computing World: Five reasons for crowdfunding over the coming months

The article looks at reasons why businesses should choose crowdfunding in the UK this year. According to research from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge, the UK is “leading the way when it comes to crowdfunding and…

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Helping the ‘unbanked’

Enabling inclusive fintech through regulatory innovation is the subject of a new report co-produced by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School. Fintech can help extend the benefits of financial inclusion to millions of unbanked and…

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Helping the unbanked

Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and EY Japan join forces to launch global regtech (regulatory technology) benchmarking survey

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) has launched its first survey of regtech (regulatory technology) and suptech (supervisory technology) firms, in partnership with EY Japan and with support from key industry bodies and thought leaders. Fieldwork is now underway…

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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and EY Japan join forces to launch global RegTech (regulatory technology) benchmarking survey

Business Leader: Why 2019 is the year you should crowdfund

Businesses should start thinking about crowdfunding this year, suggests Barney Cotton in Business Leader, and the United Kingdom is probably one of the best places for this. According to a report by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, the UK…

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