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SIX Extends DocHub Platform Reach through Finnova

Swiss financial data specialist SIX today made its Regulatory Document Hub (DocHub) available as to the wider Swiss financial market for the first time through Finnova, a Swiss provider of software and services. DocHub is a fully automated platform that connects product manufacturers with distributors to ensure Key Information Documents (KIDs) and other regulatory documents…

There Is No Spoon: Matrix IDM Takes EDM to the Cloud

Matrix IDM, an investment data platform specialising in EDM as SaaS, has had a busy year. With offices in Sydney, London and New York, two major new clients signed up over the past month and over half a trillion dollars now managed on its platform, the start-up has come a long way since its launch…

S&P Creates One Stop Data Shop with New Global Marketplace

Earlier this month, S&P Global took a major step forward with the launch of its Global Marketplace, a new data platform that combines a broad catalogue of datasets including both proprietary S&P Global content and third-party alternative data options. “This is an opportunity to bring it all together, and to make it easy for clients…

Feeding the Beast: How One Firm is Changing up Compliance Through NLP

Charlie Henderson is on a mission – to free businesses from the daily interruption of non-core tasks. Together with business partner Lucas Wurfbain he has spent the last few years figuring out how to structure enterprise activity data in order to identify hidden risks and maximise value using AI. The result? FeedStock, a firm founded…

Infosys Partners with Avaloq on Digital Wealth Management Capabilities

Digital services giant Infosys has entered into a strategic partnership with Swiss wealth management software specialist Avaloq, to provide end-to-end (e2e) wealth management capabilities through digital platforms. As part of the agreement, Infosys will be a strategic implementation partner for Avaloq’s wealth management suite of solutions, helping clients modernize and transform their legacy systems into digital…

Cloud Data Protection Specialist Clumio Teams up with Microsoft 365

Clumio, a California-based cloud-security start-up focusing on software-as-a-service (SaaS) for enterprise backup, has added Microsoft 365 to its secure backup-as-a-service, providing organisations running Microsoft 365 with a globally consolidated data protection service as the global coronavirus pandemic sees a rapid increase in ransomware attacks and email scams. The two-year old company, which in December 2019…

Basel IV FRTB Changes Leave Financial Institutions Asking: How Do You Spell Difficult? “F-R-T-B”

By Mahim Mehra, Senior Risk Advisor, AxiomSL. With the original introduction of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB), the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) completely rewrote the rules used to determine how much capital financial institutions must hold in order to adequately capitalize their exposure to market risk. The previous FRTB changes…

GLEIF and Evernym Partner on Game-changing ‘Organization Wallets’

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) and self-sovereign identity specialist Evernym this month piloted a new solution allowing organizations to create and manage ‘organization wallets’ containing digital portable credentials to confirm an organization’s identity and verify the authority of employees and other company representatives. ‘Self-sovereign’ means that the individual identity holder controls their credentials, using them whenever and…

FMSB Urges Strengthening of Data Standards to Balance Tech Evolution

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) in its latest Spotlight Review warns that if markets are to remain stable and trusted, fair and effective, then the rapid growth of new technology and of data science must be balanced with more effective governance and control. The report, which examines the crucial role of data management in…

How a Great Private Bank Can Be Greater Still with the Right CRM

By Alessandro Tonchia, Co-Founder and Head of Strategy at Finantix The best relationship managers are proactive with their clients. Not only do they know the client history and have to hand everything a client asks for or currently requires, they also anticipate requests, and can even point their clients to interesting, relevant information that might…