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Sarah Underwood

S&P Capital IQ is ready to meet the data hierarchy requirements for Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) that are expected to be set out by the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the Global LEI System towards the end of this year. The company’s offer is based on existing products and can extend beyond LEI hierarchy data to link entities not only to ultimate parent companies but also to instruments at the trading level.

Sarah Underwood

Eagle Investment Systems, a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, is planning to build out its Access cloud technology platform with the addition of data centres hosting the solution in Europe and Asia Pacific to an existing data centre in the US. The company expects to open a European facility, most probably outside London, in June 2015 and will then move on to Asia Pacific, not only extending the capacity of its cloud services, but also addressing market concerns about local regulation and data privacy.

Sarah Underwood

Danske Capital, the asset and fund management business of Danske Bank Group, is planning to implement AIM Software’s Gain enterprise data management applications to improve data quality in support of its ‘fit for purpose’ strategy.

Lee Forsyth

Banks must navigate the maze of regulations or face costly fines. Lee Forsyth, Global Lead KYC Consultant at Thomson Reuters, explains there’s a way through with new solutions.

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.

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We plan to put the spotlight on this much overlooked but important regulation which has wide-ranging implications for risk data aggregation and reporting, data governance and data architecture.
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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Latest Research

There’s now a bright spotlight shining on the process of client onboarding primarily due to regulations that are driving change in what is typically a fragmented and decentralised approach. While many firms recognise that getting their onboarding house in order is essential to achieving regulatory compliance and avoiding hefty penalties, addressing those functions in isolation is not enough. What’s missing that would help you achieve a true end-to-end approach?

The idea of a shared-services facility for reference data management is gaining industry traction, with a variety of initiatives already seeking to meet an array of market requirements.

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