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Only 26% of 450 Respondents to Oracle’s European Survey Confident in Data Management Systems’ Ability to Support Risk Function

Reference Data Review has noted on a number of occasions that data quality and data management issues lie at the heart of the risk management and compliance challenge and recent research by IT system vendor Oracle is a case in point, which indicates that only 26% of the 450 European respondents to the survey were confident…

Entity and Counterparty Data in the Spotlight

Members of the JWG Customer Data Management Group speak to Reference Data Review about the upcoming hot topics in the area of entity and counterparty data. Challenging the Customer Data Conundrum PJ Di Giammarino, CEO of JWG A key theme within the well versed G20 93 point plan set out in spring 2009 was the call to…

UK FSA Grants Approval to Xtrakter for the Regulatory Reporting of Derivatives Using AII Codes

The UK Financial Services Authority’s (FSA) February deadline for the introduction of the Alternative Instrument Identifiers (AII) is fast approaching and this week the regulator has granted Trax platform operator Xtrakter approval to regulatory report exchange traded derivatives (ETD) using the new identifiers. Jason Waight, Xtrakter’s recently appointed director of product management, explains to Reference Data…

Riskart Announces Release of New OTC Derivatives Publishing Mechanism

Following the announcement of the decision from the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) to back European Commission plans to compel transaction reporting on OTC derivatives, Riskart today announced the release in beta test of its new XML-based publishing module. This will allow the publication in XML in compliance with FpML standards from its OTC…

Complex Event Processing

Over the past couple of years, Complex Event Processing has emerged as a hot technology for the financial markets, and its flexibility has been leveraged in applications as diverse as market data cleansing, to algorithmic trading, to compliance monitoring, to risk management. CEP is a solution to many problems, which is one reason why the…

Firms Should Review Data Management in Light of Increasing Volumes, Says JWG-IT

Originally appeared in MiFID Monitor A new white paper published by London-based think tank, JWG-IT, calls on firms to change the way they look at data management in light of ever-increasing equity order volumes and execution venues. It includes findings from recent surveys in London and Frankfurt where 78% of firms rated overcoming the cost…