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Video highlights of our Data Management Summit London, March 2018

Take a look at the highlights from our recent Data Management Summit in London.

Danske Capital Implements AIM Software’s GAIN Applications

Danske Capital, the asset and fund management business of Danske Bank Group, is planning to implement AIM Software’s Gain enterprise data management applications to improve data quality in support of its ‘fit for purpose’ strategy. The company was looking for a solution that would discover and resolve data issues resulting from fragmented and incomplete data…

First Derivatives Plans Significant Investment in Kx Systems following Acquisition of Majority Shareholding

First Derivatives’ acquisition of a majority shareholding in Kx Systems gives the company ownership of the kdb+ technology stack, access to over 100 Kx customers and a business unit that is expected to be earnings enhancing in the current financial year. First Derivatives, a Newry-based provider of software and consulting services to the financial services…

Winners of the Data Management Summit Awards 2014 Revealed…

Some happy winners were on hand to collect their awards at our Data Management Summit in London yesterday in recognition of their hard work delivering robust data and data management solutions for the financial technology industry. The second annual awards were presented by our Chief Content Officer Andrew Delaney. Congratulations go to AIM Software, Alacra,…

SunGard Expands XSP Corporate Actions Portfolio

SunGard has expanded the XSP corporate actions portfolio it acquired in January 2013 with a business process as a service (BPaaS) solution that provides access to cleansed corporate actions data and a cloud-based risk dashboard that visualises a firm’s corporate actions risk exposure. Both solutions can be used standalone or with the XSP corporate actions…

AIM Software Wins Corporate Actions Client in the Netherlands

AIM Software has secured its fifth customer in the Netherlands, a large European asset manager that is using the company’s GAIN Corporate Actions DM application to automate the processing of corporate actions. AIM won the contract in a competitive selection process and was favoured on the basis of the application’s integration with SimCorp Dimension, the…

Six Financial Information Adds Pre-LEIs from Avox to its Reference Data Services

Six Financial Information is mapping pre-Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) provided by Avox to its reference data to help users of its data services meet the reporting requirements of regulations including European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), which comes into force on 12 February, Dodd-Frank and Solvency II. The company considered available sources of pre-LEIs in the…

Swift Extends Messaging Services to Support Derivatives Trade Reporting under EMIR

Swift has extended its messaging solutions to support derivatives trade reporting under European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) that comes into play on February 12. The organisation is offering two solutions, one based on Swift FIN confirmation traffic and the other on Swift FileAct. Recognising the potential for Swift members to reuse their investments in the…

Regulatory Oversight Committee of the LEI System Endorses a Further Five pre-Local Operating Units

The Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the global Legal Entity Identifier system (GLEIS) made headway over the holiday season, endorsing a number of pre-Local Operating Units (LOUs) and listing national business registries that have confirmed there are no impediments to entities and pre-LOUs using their information as part of the reference data attached to each…

ESMA Approves Trade Repositories for EMIR and Sets February Deadline for Derivatives Reporting

The reporting deadline for European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) has been set for February 12, 2014, following the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) approval of four trade repositories for derivatives trading. A request by ESMA to delay the reporting deadline for exchange-traded derivatives by a year has been turned down by the European Commission….