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RepRisk Opens up its Methodology to Inspire ESG Transparency

RepRisk’s publication of the methodology behind its ESG data is hoped to encourage competitors to follow suit and bring greater transparency to the sustainable investment space. The Zurich-based data vendor made the plumbing behind its services available on its website in the past week. Now available to the public are its Jupyter notebooks, which can…

SmartTrade Adds to FX Capabilities with Purchase of TickTrade

French trading software company smartTrade has acquired Toronto-based TickTrade, a specialist in foreign exchange trading and payments technology. The transaction is aimed at positioning smartTrade to offer comprehensive solutions for the FX marketplace globally. SmartTrade already offers electronic trading and liquidity management solutions for firms trading in FX, fixed-income and other asset classes. TickTrade’s focus…

State Street Alpha Expands Index and Benchmark Services Through Partnership with RIMES

State Street’s recent addition of a strategic partnership with RIMES will help clients meet increasingly complex index requirements and provide a solution that aggregates indexes and benchmarks across multiple providers. The partnership, which is with State Street Alpha, an integrated front-to-back office platform that combines Charles River Development (CRD), middle-office processing, data and back-office services,…

FINBOURNE Joins Dutch Regulatory Sandbox to Explore Creation of EU Consolidated Tape

FINBOURNE Technology, founded in 2016 with a mission to reduce the cost of investing and increase transparency, has joined the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets’ (AFM) regulatory sandbox to drive creation of a consolidated tape provider (CTP). A CTP features in the EU’s MiFID II and MiFIR frameworks, but has yet to emerge despite…

RegTech Summit Virtual: The Outlook for Regulatory Compliance and RegTech in a Digital Economy

The role of digital transformation in the growth of the RegTech sector cannot be overstated, but a number of complex challenges and barriers to more widespread adoption remain. Launching A-Team Group’s two day RegTech Summit, this first panel brought together a group of leading industry figures to discuss the major compliance issues from the perspective…

Options Partners with Code Willing to Offer New Quantitative Trading Service

Trading infrastructure provider Options Technology has partnered with data management company Code Willing to offer a new quantitative trading service intended to help clients better control and reduce their data analysis costs. The solution adds Code Willing’s data cleansing, organising, and cross-referencing capabilities with Options’ global network, infrastructure and managed services. Aimed at quantitative investment…

Knowledge Graph Technology – A Game Changer for Data Management in Capital Markets

Early identification of use cases that provide a focal point for the implementation of knowledge graphs is essential to successful projects, according to a panel of experts speaking at a recent A-Team Group webinar. The webinar discussed the benefits and pitfalls of implementing knowledge graphs, including how to build, sustain and maintain them, use cases,…

Persefoni Sees Real-Time Emissions Data Service as Game Changer

Carbon accounting startup Persefoni is building out an emissions auditing platform it says will give real-time visibility into companies’ climate risks. The platform will immediately add data from each corporate transaction and event, giving investors a minute-by-minute account of their portfolio companies’ emissions, Arizona-based Persefoni said. Its climate management and accounting platform (CMAP) uses artificial…

FINBOURNE Brings Data Management Expertise to Creation of Consolidated Tape

FINBOURNE Technology is bringing its data management expertise into play as it joins the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets’ (AFM) regulatory sandbox to drive creation of a Consolidated Tape Provider (CTP) as noted in the EU’s MiFID and MiFIR frameworks. As regulatory and industry discussion and consultation on a consolidated tape intensifies and raises…

A-Team Extends, Expands and Releases 2021/2022 Edition of Regulatory Data Handbook

Don’t miss the latest edition of A-Team Group’s Regulatory Data Handbook, a publication dedicated to helping you gain a full understanding of regulations related to your organisation from the details of requirements to best practice implementation. The 2021/2022 handbook covers more than 40 regulations, providing you with a detailed description of each regulation including its…