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Thomson Reuters BlockOne IQ Adds Market Data to Blockchain Transactions

Thomson Reuters is building out its blockchain capability with BlockOne IQ, which allows blockchain applications to include the company’s current and historic market data in their processes, and provides cryptographic proof that Thomson Reuters is the source of the data. BlockOne IQ follows the company’s 2016 release of BlockOne ID, which allows developers to map...

Challenging the Cost and Complexity of Corporate Actions Data Management

Corporate actions data management can be costly, complex and time consuming, but there are approaches and solutions in the market that can ease these problems and support more streamlined operations for the benefit of the business. A recent A-Team Group webinar tracked the progress of corporate actions automation, standards development and ongoing change, and concluded...

Data Management Industry Weathers the Political Storm

Capital markets in the US and Europe are fraught with uncertainty following the election of President Trump in the US and the start of the Brexit process in the UK, but what material effects will these changes have on data management and will they present more opportunities than threats? The regulatory landscape in uncertain times...

AI Depends On Collecting Adequate Data and Organizing Correctly, Experts Say

Capitalizing on internal data repositories, deciding how to stage data, choosing data wisely and achieving semantic interoperability are all ways in which firms can better apply emerging artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for greater data quality and insight based on data, according to experts who spoke at the Data Management Summit hosted by A-Team Group in...

Join next week’s Data Management Summit for the Low-Down on Data Governance

Data governance, lineage and quality are in the spotlight at next week’s A-Team Group Data Management Summit in New York City, with discussion expected to focus on progress, regulatory impact, strategic approaches and the potential benefits of a strong data governance framework beyond regulatory compliance. Michael Vapenik, enterprise data governance officer at American Express, will...

Firms Face Lack of Clarity on MiFID II Data Transparency Obligations

Meeting the data transparency obligations of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) continues to be a challenge for financial institutions struggling to manage the scale of change presented by the regulation, improve data quality to achieve transparency, and implement solutions without final clarity from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on outstanding...

The Data Management Response to a Volatile Regulatory Landscape

The data management response to a regulatory landscape that is volatile and uncertain should be strategic, agile and future proof. It should also consider technology options including cloud, machine learning and blockchain. The need for a strategic approach to regulation at a time when US President Trump intends to repeal some financial legislation and the...

The Next Frontier in Data Management Responses to Regulation

Not a conference on technology for capital markets goes by without many mentions of regulation, so here at A-Team Group we have put together a distinguished panel of speakers that will review the regulatory landscape and suggest how firms can develop data strategies that are compatible with a volatile environment at this week’s Data Management...

The CDO Imperative: Harnessing Data and Creating Value

Harnessing data and creating value is a burning issue in capital markets, and one that will be centre stage at next week’s A-Team Group Data Management Summit in London. Moderating a panel of chief data officers (CDOs) and data management directors, A-Team chief content officer Andrew Delaney will question how CDOs are embedding data into...

Data Management Summit Promises Plenty of Compelling Content

Data Management Summit is back in London on March 15th, hosted by A-Team Group and promising a great line-up of speakers who will discuss everything from driving value out of data to data governance, quality, visualisation, client onboarding, Know Your Customer (KYC) and, of course, Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). It’s going...