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Funds Distribution Platform MFEX Selects NeoXam DataHub

Global funds distribution platform MFEX is expanding its partnership with data management provider NeoXam with the implementation of the latter’s DataHub solution, which will support the platform’s changing data needs as it grows its business. MFEX, a leading funds distributors platform in Europe and Asia, is focusing on growing its capabilities by securing partnerships with…

SmartStream RDU Releases SFTR Security Reference Data Service

The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) has extended its offering with a cloud-based security reference data service designed to simplify and enable firms to meet the EU’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) requirements. SFTR requires banks and investment firms to start reporting securities financing transactions (SFTs) to a registered trade repository beginning April 14, 2020….

Hong Kong Exchange $37 Billion Bid for London Stock Exchange Scuppers Latter’s Merger Plan with Refinitiv

The Hong Kong Exchange’s $37 bid for the London Stock Exchange (LSE) came out of the blue this morning, but has since rattled cages and raised questions about the LSE’s proposed $27 billion merger with Refinitiv, whether a deal of this sort would be acceptable to regulators, and how LSE shareholders will react to the…

Knowledge Graph Technology – The Holy Grail of Data Management?

Data siloes are proliferating, data lakes are overflowing, regulators are asking for access to more granular data, and data management teams are looking at how to deal with enormous data volumes in capital markets, understand both structured and unstructured data, make data accessible and contextual for business users, and turn it into a strategic asset….

GDPR One Year On

By Nick Murphy, Associate Director, GDPR Integrated Technology and Solution, 3 Lines of Defence Consulting. A lot was written about GDPR in the press and a lot was discussed prior to go-live last year, including at the A-Team Group RegTech Insight conferences. Now just into its second year, we ask: how successful is the regulation…

Data Management – Why is it all so Difficult and Costly?

The financial industry spends $28.5 billion on externally sourced market data and a further $2-3 billion cleaning it up so that is can be used internally. Why is this so difficult and costly, and what can the industry and market participants do about it? Peter Moss, CEO of the SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU), will…

Refinitiv Promotes Phil Wellard to Chief Information Officer

Refinitiv has promoted Phil Wellard from chief technology officer (CTO) to the broader role of chief information officer (CIO). In his new role, Wellard leads Refinitiv’s enterprise technology and cyber security organisation, which comprises a team of about 5,000 staff and strategic partners, and develops, operates and secures all Refinitiv products, infrastructure and technology. He…

Fenergo Appoints Louise O’Connell to New Role of Chief Customer Officer

Fenergo, a provider of digital client lifecycle management solutions (CLM) for financial institutions, continues to build its team with the appointment of Louise O’Connell to the newly created role of chief customer officer. The role is aligned with Fenergo’s strategic goal to become even more client centric and was created to drive a coordinated, client-centric…

20/20 in 2020 – How to Gain Value from your Unstructured Data

Is your organisation looking to get better visibility of its unstructured data and gain value from the data? If the answer is yes, look no further and find out how to do this by joining a keynote that will be presented by Tony Brownlee, president of Kingland, at A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit in New…

How Data Services Sourcing Options are Changing for Financial Institutions

By Mark Hepsworth, CEO at Asset Control. Financial institutions are facing a perfect storm of pressure on revenues and increasing costs driven by regulatory mandates and the need for overdue investment in infrastructure. At the same time, they are funding projects to improve their competitive differentiation and support revenue growth. Against this backdrop, many firms…