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BNY Mellon Launches New Data and Analytics Solutions to Drive Higher Alpha and Cheaper Beta

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation has adopted three new Data and Analytics Solutions offerings designed to help investment managers better manage their data, improve the success of US-listed fund launches and support the integration of ESG factors into investment portfolios. Data Vault is a cloud-based data and analytics platform that supports the rapid…

GLEIF Deploys Workiva Platform, Expands into North America

The GLEIF Foundation partnered with XBRL International and Workiva in June 2020 to publish its annual report in both human and machine-readable Inline XBRL and HTML format, with GLEIF’s LEI embedded into the financial information. It constitutes only the second official business report globally to automatically link the filing entity to its verified LEI reference…

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Partners with Cabinet Office on Fraud Detection

Global data and analytics provider LexisNexis Risk Solutions has partnered with anti-fraud data management company Synectics Solutions to work with the Cabinet Office on the UK’s National Fraud Initiative (NFI). The NFI is a government-led exercise first launched in 1996 that matches data within and between public and private sector bodies to prevent and detect…

Volker’s Rules: What’s the Current Deal with Exchange Data Fees?

By Volker Lainer, VP Product Management, GoldenSource. Last week, the SEC and the US Justice department dotted the i’s and cross the t’s on an agreement that will lead to greater scrutiny of the fees charged by stock exchanges for market data. The move represents the latest attempt to try and resolve a long running…

UK Opts Out of CSDR Buy-in, SFTR Reporting

In a written statement outlining a series of regulatory reforms planned for the UK, Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed last week that the UK will not include the Central Securities Depositories Regulation’s (CSDR) settlement discipline regime as part of its adoption of EU regulations post Brexit. Instead, UK firms should “continue to apply the existing industry-led…

FCA Explores New Prudential Regime, Considers Operational Resilience Guidelines

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a discussion paper on a prudential regime for UK investment firms: marking the first step in introducing a set of prudential rules for investment firms to better reflect their business models and the risk of harm they pose to consumers and markets. “We have long advocated for a bespoke…

Delta Capita Claims Major Cost Savings with CLM Solution

Delta Capita, a global provider of Fintech solutions, managed services and consulting, claims that its latest client lifecycle management (CLM) platform could help financial institutions to cut their operational costs by up to half. With technology and operating costs typically running into the millions of pounds per year, banks have traditionally deployed thousands of people…

RavenPack Launches Insider Transaction Analysis Capability

Data analytics provider RavenPack has launched its Insider Transaction data set on 50,000 corporations globally. The company is combining the new data set with its news analytics, allowing its News Sentiment Server platform to generate more reliable buy/sell signals. According to CEO Armando Gonzalez, the company teamed with Frankfurt-based insider transaction data specialist 2iQ Research…

Borrowing Time: Industry Must Converge on Margin Call Automation

By Tim Keady, Chief Client Officer (CCO) and Head of DTCC Solutions. Although the global impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) feels like a once-in-a-generation event, it is the latest in a string of crises that have impacted financial markets over the past couple of decades. With the tech bubble burst in 2000; followed by September 11, 2001; then the financial crisis of 2008-2009; and the flash crash of 2010, the industry is no stranger to disruptive events. Not…

Could EU Probe of LSE’s Refinitiv Acquisition Force Spin-Off of TradeWeb?

The European Commission’s investigation into the London Stock Exchange’s proposed $27 billion acquisition of Refinitiv under the EU Merger Regulation – announced this week – will examine potential competitive issues stemming from the parties’ respective ownership of market-leading European government bond trading platforms MTS and TradeWeb, respectively. The commission says it has ‘horizonal concerns’ about…