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A Strategic Approach to FRTB Compliance and Broader Risk Data Management

Data management for compliance with Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation has been acknowledged as a significant challenge, but it is not without hope as banks within scope consider how much data they have in-house and what must be sourced externally, build data management platforms to meet FRTB requirements for data consistency across…

Datactics Funnels Funding into AI technology, Staff Hires and International Expansion

Datactics is planning technology, staff and international expansion following the conclusion of a £1.2 million funding round led by The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Group Fund and new investor Edinburgh-based Par Equity. Investments in technology and people include an extension of Datactics’ data quality solutions platform and set up of a dedicated artificial intelligence…

Refinitiv Partners Appway to Provide Digital Onboarding for Wealth Management and Broker-dealer Clients

Refinitiv has reached a strategic partnership with Appway to integrate the latter’s client onboarding solutions on the Refinitiv BETA Platform, a suite of brokerage capabilities used by many US wealth management and brokerage firms. The integration reflects a growing desire among wealth managers and brokers to automate their services, and will enable financial intermediaries and…

Ex-DTCC and NYSE Exec Ron Jordan Joins Kingland

Kingland has named Ron Jordan as senior vice president, strategic accounts and partnerships. Jordan joins the Kingland executive team with more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry where he has worked with organisations including DTCC and NYSE. He has also served four years as a member of the Financial Research Advisory Committee…

Culture and Internal Company Set-up Prove Problematic in SMCR Implementation

The Senior Managers Certification Regime (SMCR) is a hot and vexing topic, with internal company set-up and culture presenting a significant challenge for many financial services firms as they prepare for the December 9, 2019 deadline by when arrangements for senior managers and certification staff must be in place for all firms and from when…

Xceptor Names ex-GBST Exec Tom Edwards as Chief Operating Officer

Xceptor, a global data ingestion, automation and transformation software provider, has appointed Tom Edwards as chief operating officer with responsibility to support the company’s growth strategy. Most recently, Edwards was head of delivery at wealth management and capital markets technology provider GBST. Edwards has over 30 years’ experience in project implementation and professional services delivery…

MarkLogic Responds to the Data Management Challenges of GDPR

This week’s big reveal of the ICO’s intention to fine British Airways £183.39 million for infringements of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sent shock waves through industry, with an aftershock coming later in the week when the ICO issued a second notice, this time noting its intention to fine Marriott International £99,200,396 for GDPR breaches….

UK Regulators Eye Up Digital Regulatory Reporting

UK regulators are stepping up their efforts to digitise regulatory reporting over the next few years. The changes the Bank of England (BoE) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) propose – and which are being developed jointly with the industry – promise a transformation in the way data flows between supervisors and financial services firms….

DSB Reports Growing Industry Interest in Gaining Added Value from its ISIN Allocation Service

The results of the Derivatives Service Bureau’s (DSB) first industry consultation in 2019 show users of the bureau moving on from initial implementation issues around the DSB ISIN allocation and maintenance service, and expressing growing interest in efficiency and gaining added value from the service. The consultation, now in its third year, closed on June…

Eagle Responds to Asset Management Challenges with Move into Public Cloud and Plans to Extend Product Portfolio

Eagle Investment Systems is responding to the challenges of asset management by investing in public cloud technology, working with clients on outsourcing, and adding value to legacy systems. It is also planning to extend its product portfolio through vendor partnerships and offer an open ecosystem of solutions. Eagle CEO Mal Cullen identifies some of the…