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Financial Stability Board Publishes 2019 G-SIB List

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published the 2019 list of global systemically important banks (G-SIBs) using end-2018 data and an assessment methodology designed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). One bank, Toronto Dominion, has been added to the list of G-SIBs that were identified in 2018, increasing the overall number from 29…

Broadridge Extends Asset Management Platform with Acquisition of ClearStructure

Broadridge Financial Solutions’ acquisition of ClearStructure Financial Technology, a global provider of portfolio management solutions for private debt markets, will extend the company’s cross-asset asset management platform and is expected to attract new clients. Broadridge’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology already supports more than 550 hedge funds, traditional asset managers and fund administrators with a front-to-back, multi-asset…

Why Managed Services Can be the Way Forward in Financial Data Management

By Martijn Groot, Vice President Marketing and Strategy, Asset Control. Data management has long been one of the most difficult and challenging problems facing financial services businesses. Across the sector, change is a given and the resulting data management requirements are a moving target. The latter needs are driven by an increased focus on the…

Contractual Rights Management: It’s Time to Take Control of Data Usage

Contractual rights management has become a hot topic in financial information and market data circles following a number of public instances involving high-profile financial institutions breaching licensing agreements with data vendors – and paying the price with both significant financial penalties and damaged reputations. Also known as digital rights management, contractual rights management refers to…

Western Asset Management Replaces In-house Built Apps with IHS Markit EDM

Western Asset Management Company, a $450 billion global fixed income asset manager based in Pasadena, California, has selected IHS Markit’s Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solution delivered as a managed service. Western Asset will use EDM to master core datasets including securities, prices, benchmarks and counterparties. Kevin Brennan, head of investment operations at Western Asset, says:…

Contractual Rights Management: It’s Time to Take Control of Data Usage

Contractual rights management has become a hot topic in financial information and market data circles following a number of public instances involving high-profile financial institutions breaching licensing agreements with data vendors – and paying the price with both significant financial penalties and damaged reputations. A potential solution for contractual rights management is the emerging Open…

AFME Proposes 14 Recommendations to Advance Adoption of Public Cloud Computing in Capital Markets

The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) has published a paper setting out 14 recommendations to help realise the full potential of public cloud computing across the capital markets industry. The recommendations for banks, cloud providers, regulators, and the industry as a whole aim to increase the transparency and collaboration required to build further…

NeoXam Eases CACEIS Reporting Burden with Regulatory Edition of Impress Digital Reporting Solution

NeoXam has signed up the asset servicing banking group of Crédit Agricole, CACEIS, as the first user of the third edition of its Impress investment reporting solution, Regulatory Edition. The solution supports digital production of quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports. It is based on NeoXam’s buy-side DataHub and uses the functionality of the data repository…

Asset Control Adds PaSSPort, a Low-cost, Managed Data Service for Specific Use Cases

Asset Control has extended its managed services capability with the release of PaSSPort, a managed data service designed to augment infrastructure with specific use cases quickly and at a relatively low price point. PaSSPort builds on the company’s AC PaSS managed services that were introduced as enterprise solutions early this year and have gained traction…