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Bureau van Dijk offers Datasets that Fulfil Expected Requirements for LEI Data Hierarchies

Bureau van Dijk (BvD), a provider of company information, is ready to meet financial institutions’ requirements for Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) hierarchy data once the data is defined by the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the LEI or agreed by financial market participants for use in the Global LEI System. The lack of defined LEI…

Mizuho International’s Implementation of GoldenSource EDM Reduces Operational Risk and Improves Data Quality

Mizuho International has reduced operational risk, improved data quality and cut down the time it takes to onboard clients by replacing legacy systems and manual processes with an enterprise data management (EDM) solution from GoldenSource. The London-based securities and investment banking arm of Mizuho Securities, part of the Mizuho Financial Group, selected GoldenSource EDM in…

Global LEI System Makes Progress with Regulatory Commitment to Implement LEI Data Hierarchies

The Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) System is moving towards completion following a statement from the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) on the introduction of LEI hierarchy data and the opening of a website by the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) that will provide access to a centralised database of all issued LEIs. Work is also being…

Codestreet Plans Expansion Post Venture Capital Investment

Codestreet, a provider of fixed income liquidity discovery and matching solutions, is planning to expand its product portfolio and extend its geographic reach following minority investments from venture capital firms Cerium Technology and Rochester Advisors. Codestreet’s flagship product is Teamwork, a software-as-a-service solution that exploits the network across a fixed income trading desk to expose…

Legal and General Investment Management Picks Sun Street’s Curium for Data Quality Management

Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) has completed its initial implementation of Curium DQM across its data management and investment operations teams in London and Chicago as part of its drive to meet key data governance objectives and visibility of data across the enterprise. At LGIM the first phase of Curium DQM adoption provides a…

EDM Council Sets Out Progress of FIBO

The Enterprise Data Management (EDM) Council is pushing on with the development of a Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) and this week received final approval from the Object Management Group (OMG) for the Foundations element of the ontology. FIBO is an open source, industry standard common language that describes the structure and contractual obligations of…

Brendan Beith Joins Rimes Technologies

Brendan Beith has joined Rimes Technologies, a provider of managed data services, as head of sales, world ex Americas. He took up the post this month after leaving his role as managing director, pricing and reference data, EMEA at Interactive Data in September 2014. Beith was appointed to this role in 2010 having been European…

Alacra and Accuity Partner to Integrate Bankers Almanac with Alacra Compliance Enterprise

Accuity and Alacra have partnered to integrate data from Accuity’s Bankers Almanac with the Alacra Compliance Enterprise (ACE) workflow application. The partnership includes integration of Bankers Almanac’s Due Diligence Data File with ACE and is expected to increase the speed and efficiency of client onboarding. The partnership has been made in response to client requests…

Eagle Investment Systems Promotes Cullen to CEO, Lehner Becomes Chairman

Eagle Investment Systems has promoted Mal Cullen to the role of CEO, replacing John Lehner who becomes chairman of the company. Cullen joined Eagle in 2001 as head of Canadian operations and most recently served as head of the Americas and Eagle Access, the company’s secure private cloud. Under Cullen’s leadership, Eagle Access has grown…

Swift Considers Client Name Screening Service Based on Sanctions Screening Managed Service Model

Swift has extended its sanctions screening service to support all financial transaction formats and is considering the feasibility of using a similar managed service model to build a client name screening solution that could support banks’ client onboarding and Know Your Customer (KYC) processes. Extensions to Swift’s sanctions screening service cover batch SEPA payments and…