Is the future tokenised funds?

Kathleen Gallagher
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This week (30 March), US private markets firm Hamilton Lane launched a "tokenised" share class of its Global Private Assets fund and while this is the first time this firm has taken the move, it is far from the first tokenised fund.  Indeed, while some jurisdictions, such as the US, have allowed for this use of blockchain technology, in the UK there is not yet a regulatory environment for it. However, the UK may see them soon as the Investment Association is in discussions with firms and the regulator.   John Allan, fund operations specialist at the Investment Association, explained t...

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