The US House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan bill requiring the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to study the provision of investment research for small issuers. It will require the SEC to explore a broad range of issues including among others the demand for research by institutional and retail investors; the availability of research; the volume of research over time; current competition in the research market; the costs of research; potential conflicts of interest in the production and distribution process; and the impact of different payment mechanisms. The bill has now been passed to the Senate for approval.
A-Team Insight Briefs
The regulatory reporting obligations of financial institutions have mushroomed in scale over the past decade, leaving firms facing a raft of different requirements to provide increasingly granular metrics on their transaction, valuation and collateral data to a number of regulatory authorities. While many of these reports draw from the same core data set, the nuanced differences...
Broadridge Financial Solutions has completed its acquisition of European fund data specialist FundsLibrary in a bid to boost its pan-European regulatory communications and digital data platform, which supports the lifecycle of fund data, documents, and regulatory reporting for the investment industry. FundsLibrary’s solutions enable fund managers to increase distribution opportunities and help them comply with...
As investment management firms take on more responsibility and control over core operational functions, A-Team has seen demand for a more buy-side oriented event focused on data and data management. The inaugural DMS Boston will take place in June 2020, and will focus on topics of interest to buy-side practitioners.
In response to the popularity of the A-Team Regulatory Data Handbook, we have published a fifth edition outlining the essentials of regulations that are likely to have an impact on data and data management at your organisation. New to this edition is a section on RegTech, covering drivers behind the development of innovative regulatory technology,...