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A Dive Into the Detail of Sourcing and Managing Data for FRTB

There is no silver bullet for compliance with the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB). The data sourcing and management requirements of the regulation are among the most difficult that capital markets participants have ever faced, the cost of implementation can be crippling, and the January 2022 compliance deadline has been finalised. So, how…

BIS Publishes New Guidance on CDE Governance

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS), parent of the Basel Committee, has published new guidance on global governance arrangements to harmonise the usage and reporting of critical OTC derivatives data elements (CDE). The new guidelines follow the decision taken by the G20 back in 2009 requiring all OTC derivatives transactions to be reported to trade…

Volante Releases SWIFT Message Validation Service on AWS Cloud

Volante Technologies has introduced financial message validation on the cloud. It is available as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) on the AWS Marketplace as a microservice to users looking to test their SWIFT Standards Release (SR) 2019 messages ahead of go-live on November 17, 2019. The validation service provides APIs for validating messages ready for…

CUSIP Global Services Adds ISIN to LEI Mapping for US and Canadian Securities

CUSIP Global Services (CGS) has joined the initiative led by the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) and Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) to map ISINs to LEIs. ANNA and GLEIF set up the mapping initiative back in April 2019 with a limited number of National Numbering Agencies within ANNA joining the project, which…

Broadridge Moves Asset Servicing Solution into AWS Cloud

Broadridge Financial Solutions has made its global asset servicing solution available on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. A global Tier 1 investment bank is in live operation with the solution and another is onboarding. The company’s end-to-end solution is designed to address industry, business and operational challenges in global asset servicing by streamlining corporate…

Data Management Summit New York City

Now in its 8th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in NYC explores the shift to the new world where data is redefining the operating model and firms are seeking to unlock value via data transformation projects for enterprise gain and competitive edge.

Adopting AI for Superior Reconciliations

Firms’ reconciliation and exceptions management processes are manually intensive, expensive and prone to error. With rising compliance costs and greater competition narrowing margins in financial services, firms are looking to streamline their reconciliations processes through automation, giving them the opportunity to reduce the number of exceptions they manage and the time it takes to deal…

LIBOR Change Requirements Mean Major Data Challenges for Financial Firms – Are You Ready?

With the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) ceasing to exist at midnight January 1, 2022, financial services firms around the world are faced with an enormous data management challenge. LIBOR, and the interest rate curves built off of it, are used within a wide variety of financial instruments and products, including derivatives, loans, and bonds….

Addressing the Reference Data Challenges of SFTR

The EU’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), which comes into effect in April 2020, is a data-heavy transaction reporting regulation along the lines of MiFIR and EMIR, but has a significant reference data element as well. The regulation is extensive, with some 150 data fields in its mandatory regulatory reports, a dozen of which will…

SmartStream RDU Releases SFTR Security Reference Data Service

The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU) has extended its offering with a cloud-based security reference data service designed to simplify and enable firms to meet the EU’s Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) requirements. SFTR requires banks and investment firms to start reporting securities financing transactions (SFTs) to a registered trade repository beginning April 14, 2020….