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Entity Data Management Handbook – Third Edition

Welcome to the third edition of the Entity Data Management Handbook which is available for free download. In this updated edition we delve into the role entity data plays in the smooth running of financial institutions and capital markets, the challenges of attaining high quality data, and various aspects, approaches and technologies involved in managing…

MiFID II and PRIIPs: The Double Act

By: Ronan Brennan, chief technology officer, Silverfinch As at 1st January 2018, the financial services industry will be served a double whammy of regulation – Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) and Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs). While there are key differences between these two regulations, the common characteristics are worth…

The Reference Data Utility Handbook

The potential of a reference data utility model has been discussed for many years, and while early implementations failed to gain traction, the model has now come of age as financial institutions look for new data management models that can solve the challenges of operational cost reduction, improved data quality and regulatory compliance. The multi-tenanted…

Managing Enterprise Data and Subscriptions Spend

Financial institutions consume a broad range of services on a subscription basis to meet their business needs. These include market data and electronic information services, subscriptions for print and web-based publications, and increasingly, consultancy, software, hardware and telecommunications services. As consumption rises, so too can costs, calling on firms to take a proactive approach to…

8-Step Guide to Choosing the Right Market Data Inventory Platform

Market data inventory platforms have been used by financial institutions to track, manage and control market data for decades, but as technology has developed, so too have inventory platforms, raising questions about the capabilities of current solutions and pointing to the possibilities of migrating to more modern platforms. This White Paper, sponsored by TRG, considers…

JWG Calculates the Regulatory Costs of Brexit

If you are still considering which way to vote in tomorrow’s referendum on UK membership of the European Union, the regulatory implications of exiting the union may be enough to sway your decision. Research by independent think-tank JWG suggests Brexit could mean a decade of uncertainty across markets, a significant increase in red tape and…

Entity Data Management Handbook – Second Edition

Entity data management is this year’s hot topic as financial firms focus on entity data to gain a better understanding of customers, improve risk management and meet regulatory compliance requirements. Data management programmes that enrich the Legal Entity Identifier with hierarchy data and links to other datasets can also add real value, including new business…

Nikko Securities America Selects Fenergo to Support Regulatory Compliance

Nikko Securities America (Nikko America) is planning to implement Fenergo’s client lifecycle management software across a number of its trading desks. The implementation is focused on helping the company achieve compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Know your Customer (KYC) and Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) regulation and will use the out-of-the-box version of Fenergo’s…

Markit Partners WorkFusion to Automate Manual Processes and Deliver Greater Value to Customers

Markit has teamed up with WorkFusion to automate some of the high volume manual processes that support its Information, Processing and Solutions business divisions. Automation is expected to increase the efficiency and accuracy of the processes, improve operational performance, reduce costs, and enable the company to deliver greater value to its customers. Markit considered building…

SmartStream win Best Managed Services Solution at the recent Data Management Review Awards 2015

Take a look at the video of the Data Management Review Awards including an exclusive interview with SmartStream following their successful win in the ‘Best Managed Services Solution’ category.