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Data Vendor Selection is Key to Bringing Down Costs But Also Improving Quality, Says SGSS’s Rose

In the current cost conscious environment, financial institutions need to push back on their vendors and make sure they have conducted a thorough evaluation of the data they are receiving from them, says Olivier Rose, head of projects and international market data management at French bank Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS). Rose, who has been…

OECD Talks up Data Quality Issues Within Regulatory Databases

At the end of 2009, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) added to the long list of regulatory papers highlighting the importance of data quality in the oversight function with a paper on regulatory systems. The regulatory policy committee report, Indicators of Regulatory Management Systems, highlights the need for greater consistency in terms…

Princeton Financial Systems Launches New Compliance Focused Data Management Module

In line with the current trend towards new vendor launches around targeted data management solutions related to compliance and regulatory reporting, Princeton Financial Systems (PFS) has added a new compliance data checking module to its MIG21 solution. The new module, MIG21 Data Manager, is aimed at reducing data related errors before the compliance checking process,…

JWG-IT Pokes Data Sized Holes in UK’s Response to Europe’s Omnibus Directive

Industry think tank JWG-IT has this week sent a letter to the UK’s House of Commons Treasury Committee warning it of the dangers of overlooking the data infrastructure challenges inherent in the European Commission’s financial services “Omnibus” Directive. The UK government committee has just published its response to the Commission’s proposed directive but PJ Di…

Princeton Financial Systems presents DVS Publisher Suite 3.0

Princeton Financial Systems (PFS), a provider of investment accounting, investment compliance, data management, performance measurement, and reporting solutions for the global investment industry, introduces version 3.0 of its DVS Publisher Suite. This reporting solution supports investment and asset managers in their automated production and distribution of reports. One of the strengths of version 3.0 is…

Omgeo Appoints Coughlan, Higgins and Meenaghan for European Product Support Roles

Post-trade specialist Omgeo has appointed three new executives its European product team: State Street’s Bill Meenaghan and Janet Coughlan and Steve Higgins, both from UBS. Coughlan is now in charge of strategic initiatives for the vendor’s web-based global database for the maintenance and communication of standing settlement and account instructions (SSIs), Omgeo Alert. Higgins and…

Broadridge Signs Strategic Alliance with Oracle for Mantas Compliance Solution

Representing its third partnership agreement this month, Broadridge Financial Solutions has signed another strategic alliance, this time with Oracle Financial Services Software to offer a best practices compliance solution for financial institutions using Oracle Mantas. Under this new agreement, Broadridge hopes to offer financial institutions a one stop shop for compliance via a managed solution…

3i Infotech Adds Data Provision and Modelling Features to Reporting to Clients Solution

3i Infotech has released a new version of its client reporting solution that includes new data provision and modelling features, which the vendor claims is aimed at reducing the burden on data providers and adding value to reporting. Reporting to Clients 2.0 is a response to the requirement for greater transparency in the market, says…

Fitch Taps Thomson Reuters’ Warner to Head Content Operations

Fitch Solutions has named Simone Warner senior director and head of its global content operations. Based in London, Warner will report to Thomas Aubrey, managing director, Fitch Solutions. In this new role, Warner will manage Fitch’s internal content teams and be responsible for the content requirements of Fitch Solutions and Fitch Ratings. As such, she…

Trillium Software Appoints Bailey as Director of Financial Services Strategy

Trillium Software has appointed Stephen Bailey as director of financial services strategies, as the vendor ramps up its data management offering in the sector. Bailey joins from Edgewater Technology’s financial services practice, where he was vice president of the firm’s consulting arm. The vendor hopes Bailey will provide thought leadership and direction for the lifecycle…