S&P Global, a provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics, has acquired 451 Research, a privately-held research and advisory firm that provides intelligence, expertise and data covering high-growth emerging technology segments. 451 Research will be operated by S&P Global Market Intelligence, the S&P division that provides data, insights and powerful analytics to help navigate financial markets. The acquisition is expected to expand and strengthen S&P Global Market Intelligence’s research coverage, adding differentiated expertise and intelligence with comprehensive offerings in technologies such as artificial intelligence, internet of things, information security, data centres, cloud and devops.
A-Team Insight Briefs
The Covid-19 pandemic has created new demand for financial information delivery infrastructure to accommodate the many trading and support personnel now working from home (WFH). For many firms, new cloud delivery and hosting capabilities offer a viable solution for supporting these staff, accelerating demand for cloud-based market data delivery infrastructures. This development has thrown up...
Eflow, a London-based regulatory compliance firm, has added Refinitiv market data including tick history to its TZ trade surveillance platform. The data expands the company’s existing market data store and will increase the number of instruments and records available for testing in TZ. It will also strengthen the accuracy of any alerts generated. Refinitiv’s fast...
Regtech Summit Virtual will explore how business and operating models have adapted post COVID and how RegTech can provide agile and enhanced compliance for managing an evolving risk and compliance landscape. As the dust settles, we will look at the outlook for the global RegTech industry, where Regulators are focusing as they get back to business, and deep dive into global regulatory priorities for the rest of the year and into 2021.
After what looked like a slow start to the summer, the initiative to establish a global standard for legal entity identifiers (LEIs) took a series of significant leaps forward during August, that appears to have put the project firmly back on track. If the marketplace felt a little reticent in June and July, it could...