Fast forward to the tech era ahead

Fast forward to the tech era ahead

The silver lining to the very dark cloud of Covid-19 has been the advances that have made in technology this year, especially at online communications platforms. These have allowed the world to continue to work almost as normal if not, as some say, perhaps even better than before. All you need is a laptop and wi-fi and you are in business.

The new arrangements have been of particular benefit to the peripatetic fund industry, especially to the directors of funds. They may be live thousands of miles away from where the fund that they are director of is domiciled but they can attend meetings, including board meetings, just as effectively from home as from any office. Equally they can quiz a fund’s portfolio managers and its service providers just as well – if not more effectively – from the comfort of their own living room or their attic.

To read more on this story see the October issue of The NED.

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