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Timefolio Asset Management Selects SS&C’s Solutions to Power Operations

Timefolio Asset Management Singapore, a subsidiary of Korea’s Timefolio Asset Management, has selected a combination of SS&C Technologies services to power its operations. The company was looking for a trusted provider that could support investment operations as they grows. Working with SS&C Eze and SS&C GlobeOp also minimises the number of vendors the company works…

The Trials, Tribulations and Potential Benefits of FRTB Compliance

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation is more prescriptive than former Basel 2.5 market risk requirements, calls for a consistent workflow across risk, finance and the front office, and needs firms to source previously unused and difficult to find data – challenges that many banks have yet to conquer ahead of the January…

FSB Suggests Reducing Cost of LEIs in Response to Review Finding LEI Coverage too Low

The Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) latest review of the Legal Entity Identifier, a Thematic Review on Implementation of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI),   offers an ‘I said so’ to the sceptics, but also recommendations that should benefit firms using the LEI and encourage further take-up that will drive data standards, quality and accuracy across the…

FRTB 2022 Deadline Proves Tricky for Firms and Regulators

Global regulatory implementation of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s (BCBS) Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) may be unevenly paced, creating challenges for financial institutions and regulators alike. FRTB was introduced to fix problems that both regulators and the industry perceived with so-called ‘Basel 2.5’ market risk changes, which were put in place…

How to Source and Manage Data for FRTB – The Challenges and Opportunities

Sourcing and managing data for Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) compliance is no mean feat, but there are options and choices to be made as firms within the scope of the regulation build out compliance programmes ahead of its January 2022 deadline. A panel session at A-Team Group’s recent FRTB briefing in London…

Derivatives Service Bureau Calls for Industry Input to 2019 Consultation

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has opened its 2019 consultation with a focus on getting industry feedback on operations such as data submission enhancements, services such as data flow rationalisation, technical issues including infrastructure and workflows, and legal aspects including the fee survey and user agreement forum. The consultation is seeking responses from both direct…

Refinitiv Puts Data and Compute in the Cloud to Deliver PRIIPs Compliance Service

Refinitiv is building out cloud capability by providing a menu of data and services that breaks down its traditional product outlook. Clients can select the capabilities and content they need, compute is performed in the cloud, and longer term, cloud is expected to unlock some of the costs of platforms, people and processes. An example…

How to Solve the Data Sourcing and Management Problems of FRTB

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) presents some of the toughest data sourcing and management requirements in the history of capital markets regulation since the 2008 financial crisis. It also has an implementation date of January 1, 2022, which considering the regulation’s complexity, means there is no time to delay in getting your FRTB…

Excel in Data Management – Why it Still Has a Role to Play

By: Martijn Groot, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, Asset Control. In the world of technology infrastructure, Microsoft Excel is often seen as both a blessing and a curse. That its usage remains so widespread today is testament to the power of the tool, as well as the quality of the marketing and distribution that…

VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) – The when, the why and the how…?

With implementation just around the corner, FRTB should be at the top of every bank’s agenda. In advance of A-Team Group’s hotly anticipated Breakfast Briefing on May 14, we gathered together a group of experts to discuss the essential issues and top priorities that firms should be focusing on in the run-up to D-Day… One…