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Kaizen Extends ReportShield Service to MiFIR Trade Reporting

Quality assurance provider Kaizen Reporting has branched out to include Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR) reporting in its flagship ReportShield service, which will be led by new hire Chris Machin, the brains behind the London Stock Exchange’s (LSE’s) MiFID II transparency service, TRADEcho. Kaizen managing director Ian Rennie notes: “With both buy-side and sell-side…

Bloomberg PolarLake Upgrade Allows CDOs to Extract More Value from Data

Bloomberg PolarLake has upgraded its data management utility to Version 8.0 with a view to giving chief data officers (CDOs) increased control, quality and insight into their organisation’s data universe. The vendor describes v8.0 as a ‘major update’ that allows users to extract more value and deliver better insights from their data. Current users of…

RegTek Solutions Discusses the Potential of Regtech at Today’s RegTech Summit in NYC

The New York edition of A-Team Group’s highly successful RegTech Summit is today and we caught up with Rob McGowan, Head of Sales for North America, RegTek Solutions to hear his views on how regtech can help support and improve regulatory reporting. What does RegTech mean to you? Combining microservice technology and regulatory expertise to…

RegTech Summit NYC: Meet The Speakers

The New York edition of A-Team Group’s highly successful RegTech Summit is less than a week away and the industry is gearing up to converge on New York for an event filled with senior speakers, expert practitioners and cutting edge innovators in the RegTech space. Ahead of the big day, we stole a few moments…

Element22 Brings Data Management, Analytics and Technology Expertise to Europe

Element22 is bringing its data strategy, analytics and execution expertise to Europe with the establishment of a London office and appointment of Mark Davies, formerly CEO of Avox, as lead of the European practice. The company was set up in 2014 in New York City by managing partner Predrag Dizdarevic, and has developed into a…

Refinitiv Sets Out Rationale Behind Closure of Wrexham Entity Data Processing Facility

Refinitiv’s proposal to close the Wrexham facility where it produces its Verified Entity Data as a Service – formerly the entity data service provided by Avox – looks like the beginning of a slippery slope as the company states that the proposal ‘has been made as we seek to focus our operations in fewer, larger…

How to Get Data Lineage Right for Regulatory Compliance and Business Value

Data lineage is critical to getting regulatory compliance right and key to data transparency and ownership for the business. It is also a game changer when it comes to data quality. But how can you implement a successful data lineage programme that will deliver these rewards on an ongoing and cost-effective basis? This question and…

Creating a Data First Mindset in the Capital Markets Sector

By: Clive Bellmore, CEO Europe and Africa, BackOffice Associates Analogies about how vital data is to the digital economy are bountiful. It has even been branded ‘the new gold’, a critical and precious asset that directly impacts business outcomes for companies across the globe and in all sectors. And never more so than in the…

Tackling the TRIM Challenge – How Banks Can Get their Data Quality Processes up to Scratch

By Martijn Groot, Vice President of Product Management, Asset Control The Targeted Review of Internal Models (TRIM) is underway and significantly impacting banks across the eurozone. TRIM is an initiative of the European Central Bank (ECB), designed to assess whether the internal risk assessment models used by banks supervised by the ECB, comply with regulatory…

Siren Investigative Intelligence Platform Finds Favour in Financial Markets

Siren, a Galway based provider of investigative intelligence, is making headway in capital markets following a €3 million round of seed funding early this year that allowed the company to offer its semantic data investigation technology to market sectors beyond its initial target of law enforcement and including financial services and life sciences. To date,…