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Sarah Underwood

AxiomSL, a provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, has combined functionality of its ControllerView platform to support clients that must comply with the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s regulation 239: Principles for Effective Risk Data Aggregation and Risk Reporting.

Sarah Underwood

Bloomberg plans to rename its Bloomberg Global Identifier (BBGID) as the Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI) with a view to making it the world’s primary standard for securities identification ahead of the International Securities Identification Number (ISIN).

Sarah Underwood

Just weeks after moving on from iGate Global Solutions to join SmartStream Technologies as head of transformation services, Tom Dalglish is in Paris, working on a project at Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) that will manage and optimise the bank’s back-office securities processing.

Angela Wilbraham

With an increasing industry focus on data governance, one vendor has been taking a different approach to managing data quality from a business point-of-view by providing exceptions workflow, a range of data enquiry tools, and ‘what-if’ scenarios for data sourcing, all of which sit on top of a financial institutions’ existing data architecture.

Latest Q&A

To accompany our recent webinar on the Putting the LEI into Practice, we asked participants to give us their thoughts on the key discussion themes. Here is Marty Williams, Vice President, Reference Data Development, Interactive Data.

Reference Data Videos & Webinars

The wave of LIBOR-inspired compliance requirements has particular implications for capital market participants. Proactive management of a firm’s risk and compliance environments is desperately needed to stay ahead of this wave.
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The past 12 to 18 months has seen the appointment of many chief data officers, in an apparent acknowledgment of the strategic importance of data to the financial institution. But what is the CDO’s role? Is it that of an evangelist or enforcer of internal data policies and procedures? Or something else entirely?

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Streamlined access to portfolio pricing and valuations data is emerging as a key requirement as firms strive to add transparency to their pricing processes. How can this be achieved, and how can...

Latest Research

A-Team Group recently held a webinar on the topic of Regulation and Risk as Data Management Drivers. You can now listen to the recording of that webinar and download the accompanying Special Report with a single sign in.

Coined as the “Basel for insurers”, the European Union’s Solvency II Directive is not simply one regulation among many. Solvency II will impact not only insurance companies but also the whole of the buy side chain, with an emphasis on asset servicers (investment managers, custodians and fund administrators).

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