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How to Manage Dual Sanctions Compliance Post Brexit Addition of UK Regime to EU Regulation

Brexit created a number of regulatory compliance challenges for financial institutions in the UK, not least a change to sanctions regulation that is set out in the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018, and is fundamentally different to EU sanctions regulation. If your organisation falls within scope of the new UK sanctions regime or both…

Behind the Scenes at Solidatus Following £14 Million Series A Funding

Having reported on Solidatus’ £14 million Series A funding last week, this week we go behind the scenes to talk to the company’s founders Philip Dutton and Philip Miller about their business philosophy, ambitions for Solidatus, and the challenges and opportunities of working with investors and growing the company through lockdown. After careers in financial…

SIX Releases ESG Indices for Swiss Equity And Bond Markets

SIX has drawn on data sources including the independent Swiss sustainability rating agency Inrate to offer two ESG indices for equities based on the Swiss Performance Index (SPI) and 20 ESG indices for bonds based on the Swiss Bond Index (SBI). Inrate has developed an ESG Impact Rating solution that measures positive and negative impacts…

GLEIF Details Technologies Underlying Digital Version of LEI, the Verifiable LEI

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has published issuance and technical infrastructure models for the verifiable LEI (vLEI) system it introduced back in December 2020. The vLEI is a secure digital attestation of a conventional LEI and is designed to extend the use of the identifier and, ultimately, enable instant and automated identity verification…

Meet the A-Team Series:
Andrew Delaney, CCO

Welcome to the second instalment of our Meet the A-Team series. This week, we’ll focus on our always witty capital markets guru; President and Chief Content Officer, Andrew Delaney. Andrew has been with A-Team Group “since the beginning” – 20 years ago this year. When asked how he would describe what he does here, Andrew…

Solidatus Raises £14 Million to Build Out Next-Generation Data Lineage and Metadata Management Platform

Solidatus has raised £14 million in Series A funding led by AlbionVC, the technology investment arm of Albion Capital Group, and also including HSBC Ventures and Citi. HSBC was an early adopter of Solidatus’ data lineage solution, and Citi the first strategic investor in the company in August 2020 following successful and ongoing implementation of…

ALTR Integrates Cloud Native Data Security as a Service with Snowflake Data Platform

ALTR, an Austin, Texas provider of data security, has released ALTR cloud integration for the Snowflake cloud data platform. The cloud native ALTR platform extends Snowflake’s built-in security with real-time data consumption governance capabilities for observing, detecting and responding to data threats and anomalies. The addition of ALTR to the Snowflake data cloud follows FactSet’s…

DSB Managing Director Emma Kalliomaki Outlines Issues in Progressing the UPI

As the Derivatives Service Bureau’s (DSB’s) first round of industry consultation on fee principles for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI) plays out, we talked to Emma Kalliomaki, managing director of ANNA and the DSB, about some of the issues involved in getting the UPI up, running and ready for its Q3 2022 release. Early conversations…

Observational Learning Boosts Data Quality, Improves Reconciliations, Cuts Costs of Exceptions

Large data volumes and manual data validation techniques are making it difficult for firms to achieve levels of data quality required to support seamless transaction processing and regulatory reporting. The problem is exacerbated by MiFID II and other emerging regulations that impose new processes on transaction reporting, including reconciliation of transactions from the trade repository…

Moody’s DataHub Opens Door for Data Scientists to Explore Billions of Data Points

Moody’s integration of data from across the company into DataHub, a cloud-based data exploration and analytical platform, provides data scientists and analysts across financial services firms with a single location to access, analyse, model and consume billions of data assets. Twelve Moody’s datasets, including entity data from Bureau van Dijk’s Orbis database and ESG data from…