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If Automated Data Lineage is the End Game, What is the Best Way to Get There?

Data lineage is key to regulatory compliance and business development, yet it remains a significant challenge for many firms as they lack an understanding of their data. Other barriers to implementation include having too much data – a problem that can, ironically, be solved by data lineage, internal culture, lack of management buy-in, and budget…

How to Turn Data Management Challenges of Benchmark Reform into Opportunities for New Analytics

The switch from Libor to new benchmarks under the EU’s Benchmarks Regulation presents a huge data management challenge, but also an opportunity to digitise contracts and analyse client relationships. The regulation was passed in December 2015 in the wake of the Libor scandal, and its deadline is December 31, 2021, when Libor will cease to…



New ISIN/LEI Data Connection from GoldenSource

Enterprise data management specialist GoldenSource has today revealed a new data connection to support the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) and Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) initiative to link International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs) and Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs). The combined ANNA/GLEIF initiative was created to increase the transparency of trading exposure by…

Widespread Adoption of LEIs Could Save $2-4 bn per Year, Finds GLEIF/McKinsey

New research conducted by McKinsey on behalf of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has found that wider use of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) across the global banking sector could save the industry around $2-4 billion annually in client onboarding costs alone. With estimated total industry spend on client onboarding equal to $40 billion…

Operational Inefficiencies Costing Banks $3.3trn: Fenergo

New research from client lifecycle management provider Fenergo reveals that slow and manual onboarding processes could lead to commercial and business banks individually losing $4.5 billion in revenue if they don’t bring their technology and systems up to date. With onboarding times rising by an average of three weeks in the last 12 months, if…

Confluence Technologies Acquires StatPro Group in £161m Deal

US-based ConfluenceTechnologies, a provider of investment data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting, has acquired the UK’s StatPro Group (StatPro), a specialist in cloud-based portfolio analytic software, asset data services and data management tools for the global asset management industry and asset management service providers. The all-cash transaction, amounting to around £161.1 million…

ASG Announces New Model for Data Intelligence

ASG Technologies, at its annual EVOLVE customer conference held in Florida last week, announced a dynamic new trust scoring capability for ASG Data Intelligence, its metadata management solution, designed to help Chief Data Officers provide self-service access to trusted data. With a (patent pending) trust model, the new solution will help data consumers to identify…

Asset Control Adds PaSSPort, a Low-cost, Managed Data Service for Specific Use Cases

Asset Control has extended its managed services capability with the release of PaSSPort, a managed data service designed to augment infrastructure with specific use cases quickly and at a relatively low price point. PaSSPort builds on the company’s AC PaSS managed services that were introduced as enterprise solutions early this year and have gained traction…

ASG Technologies Accelerates Automation Processes with Zenith Platform

ASG Technologies has released ASG-Zenith, a digital automation platform designed to increase competitiveness by accelerating and simplifying automation processes using technologies and services that are integrated through the company’s visual design environment, ASG-Studio. The platform’s low-code/no-code approach means business users and IT can work together using their knowledge to accelerate delivery of automated processes. ASG-Zenith…

ANNA Forms Technology Taskforce to Look at Standard Identifiers for Digital Assets

The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) has formed a Technology Taskforce (TF-22) on digital assets to look at how standard International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs) could be used to identify assets such as tokens and cryptocurrencies. This push for standards harmonisation reflects ANNA’s aim to support a transparent, compliant and efficient financial markets structure,…