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SmartStream RDU Prepares Equity and Fixed Income Reference Data Services

The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) is building momentum in capital markets, helping users drive down costs and preparing to add equity and fixed income reference data services to the listed derivatives solution it already provides. To find out more about the utility’s plans, solutions and users, we caught up with CEO Peter Moss, who...

How to Hit the General Data Protection Regulation Compliance Deadline of 25 May

With just weeks to go before the compliance deadline of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, will your organisation make it over the line, what are the toughest challenges of getting GDPR right, and what should you do if you are worried about being compliant in time? To answer these and other...

Majority Stake in NeoXam to be Acquired by Cathay Capital and Bpifrance

Private equity firm Cathay Capital and French public investment bank Bpifrance have signed up to acquire a majority stake in NeoXam. The data management and transaction solutions company has been up for sale for months and its acquisition leaves only Asset Control, which has been up for sale even longer, on the enterprise data management...

MiFID II Revisited

It is no secret that Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) remains a work in process, despite go live back in January. But what still needs to be done, how easy will it be, and how can firms work towards accruing the benefits of compliance? A recent A-Team Group webinar, MiFID II Revisited,...

New Blood for Fenergo

Fenergo pulled off a coup today with the announcement of industry stalwart Conor Coughlan as its new Global Head of Marketing – a strategic poach from Thomson Reuters, where Coughlan has headed the marketing function for the risk division for the last two years. An award-winning B2B financial services marketer, Coughlan is a leading RegTech...

Silwood Expands Series of GDPR Starter Packs for Major Application Packages

Silwood Technology, a vendor of metadata discovery software, has expanded its series of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Starter Packs for major application packages. Starter Packs for Oracle E-Business Suite and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 join existing solutions for SAP, JD Edwards and Siebel that are designed to help users quickly and simply identify the...

MiFID II Data Management: Where Are We Now?

Winston Churchill probably doesn’t spring to mind when considering Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), but his famous Battle of El Alamein description – “This is not the end, it is not even the beginning of the end, but it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning” – fits the new EU regulation...

Eagle Plans Cloud-Based Data Management Platform Powered by Microsoft Azure

Eagle Investment Systems is collaborating with Microsoft to deliver a cloud-based data management platform that it intends to develop into a multi-tenant solution. The platform will be powered by Microsoft Azure, although the collaboration will also build on Eagle’s private cloud, Eagle Access, to create a hybrid offer. The multi-tenant data management platform is designed...

GoldenSource Plans Big Data Solutions, More Golden Copy Data and an EDM Utility

GoldenSource is building on its core enterprise data management (EDM) capabilities to develop big data solutions, extend the concept of golden copy data, and grow its market footprint. It is also considering the possibility of initiating an EDM utility that would provide shared infrastructure and respond to client views that ‘the time has come’. We...

Kingland Upgrades Fourth Generation Enterprise Software Platform

Kingland continues to develop the fourth-generation enterprise software platform it brought to market last year with the delivery of zero downtime deployment of platform components, improved performance, availability and security of microservices transactions, and refined artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing (NLP) capabilities used to extract data from PDF documents. The introduction of the...