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Financial Services Firms Seek to Improve Data Collection in Wake of Coronavirus

Almost half (49%) of financial services firms plan to improve their ability to quickly gather and analyse data moving forward, according to a global survey of 500 financial services C-Suite executives and their direct reports released this week by Broadridge Financial Solutions. The findings come as part of a broader trend towards technology transformation as…

Volker’s Rules: What’s the Current Deal with Exchange Data Fees?

By Volker Lainer, VP Product Management, GoldenSource. Last week, the SEC and the US Justice department dotted the i’s and cross the t’s on an agreement that will lead to greater scrutiny of the fees charged by stock exchanges for market data. The move represents the latest attempt to try and resolve a long running…

How to leverage the LIBOR transition to improve your data management game

The final goodbye to Libor has been described as the Y2K moment for data managers in financial services – and with the phase-out slated for the end of 2021, firms need to act now to ensure a smooth transition. The replacement of Libor with alternative benchmarks presents an immense challenge for financial institutions, especially given…

Feeding the Beast: How One Firm is Changing up Compliance Through NLP

Charlie Henderson is on a mission – to free businesses from the daily interruption of non-core tasks. Together with business partner Lucas Wurfbain he has spent the last few years figuring out how to structure enterprise activity data in order to identify hidden risks and maximise value using AI. The result? FeedStock, a firm founded…

Bloomberg Upgrades Enterprise Access Point to Enhance Data Efficiency

Bloomberg has announced major upgrades to its Enterprise Access Point, the firm’s ready-to-use data website, in order to make data more accessible, discoverable and self-service, as well as simplify data integration. A new self-service marketplace allows clients to access Data License content with click to purchase functionality, while the Dataset Creator offers a new tool…

FMSB Urges Strengthening of Data Standards to Balance Tech Evolution

The FICC Markets Standards Board (FMSB) in its latest Spotlight Review warns that if markets are to remain stable and trusted, fair and effective, then the rapid growth of new technology and of data science must be balanced with more effective governance and control. The report, which examines the crucial role of data management in…

How a Great Private Bank Can Be Greater Still with the Right CRM

By Alessandro Tonchia, Co-Founder and Head of Strategy at Finantix The best relationship managers are proactive with their clients. Not only do they know the client history and have to hand everything a client asks for or currently requires, they also anticipate requests, and can even point their clients to interesting, relevant information that might…

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Data and Technology: The Path to Building the Perfect Solution

By Charlie Heidlage, CLEAR Corporate Investigative Sales Partnership Manager, Thomson Reuters. The link between data and technology within Risk departments is an ever growing and evolving relationship. As data becomes deeper, wider and more complex, so must the technology solutions to handle and capitalize on this complexity. Our “Big Data” world not only allows for…

Recorded Webinar: How to leverage the LIBOR transition to improve your data management game

The transition away from LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) is well underway, but there remains considerable ambiguity around how the final stages will be executed – especially with regards to benchmark replacements in markets outside the UK. What are the options, where are the uncertainties and what stage have firms reached in their preparations? The…

Recorded Webinar: How to turn data lineage from a regulatory response into a business advantage

Regulatory initiatives increasingly require firms to put in place robust data lineage frameworks to aid in understanding the workings behind reported values. But data lineage can add business value beyond regulatory compliance. As they move to automate data lineage processes by incorporating metadata management into their frameworks, firms can start to benefit from enhanced data…