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Data Management Insight – All the News, Insight and Information You Need

Welcome to Data Management Insight (DMI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new website that will keep you up to date with all that’s new in data management across capital markets, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. Over the coming weeks…

A-Team Group Names Winners of 2018 Data Management Awards

A-Team Group has announced the winners of its 2018 Data Management Awards. The annual awards, now in their sixth year, are designed to recognise leading providers of data management solutions, services and consultancy to capital markets participants. See the full list of winners below. The awards were hosted by Sarah Underwood, Editor of A-Team’s Data…

Derivatives Service Bureau Names Members of Expanded Product Committee

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB), which issues ISINs for OTC derivatives, has announced the members that will join an expanded product committee from January 8, 2019. It has also named five trade associations that will join as non-voting members, and transitioned the role of chair from the DSB to two external co-chairs from industry with…

Towards Sustainable MiFID II Compliance

With MiFID II nine months into implementation since go live in Janaury 2018 and the systematic internaliser (SI) regime having become mandatory for all firms within its scope in early September, a panel of regulatory experts at A-Team Group’s recent RegTech Summit in London reviewed how the regulation is playing out and discussed how to…

ANNA Sets Up Benchmarks Task Force

The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA), which is responsible for assigning ISIN, FISN and CFI codes, has set up a Benchmarks Task Force to develop the process of obtaining ISINs for referential instruments, in particular, indices and reference rates. The purpose of the task force is to enable collaboration between ANNA and global benchmark…

Get Ready For RegTech

Get ready as the second annual A-Team Group RegTech Summits are fast approaching. Held in both London and New York, 2018 promises to be a bumper year as the aftermath of MiFID II, the upcoming FRTB, the chaos of GDPR and the opacity around CAT (to name just a few) create a raft of questions about the implications…

Bloomberg Eases Data Access and Reduces Costs with Enterprise Access Point

Bloomberg has responded to customer calls for easier access to data with Enterprise Access Point, an online platform that provides normalised reference, pricing, regulatory and historical datasets to Bloomberg data license holders. Following the launch of the platform last week, we caught up with Gerard Francis, global head of enterprise data at Bloomberg, to find…

Data Management Strategy: The Next Chapter

With regulatory compliance still at the top of the agenda and business demand for meaningful data rising, is your firm’s data management strategy effective? Join next week’s A-Team Group Data Management Summit in New York City to answer the question with the help of Peter Moss, CEO of the SmartStream RDU. Moss will discuss today’s data management…

AIM Software, West Highland Partner to Target Front-, Middle-Office EDM

EDM platform provider AIM Software has partnered with New York-based West Highland Support Services to forge a combined offering aimed at addressing the data management challenges faced by front- and middle-office operations managers. The move expands AIM’s activities in the US, home to its financial backers Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and where most recently…

Could Privatisation Give Dun & Bradstreet the Push It Needs to Succeed?

The $6.9 billion acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) by a consortium of private equity investors led by CC Capital and Cannae Holdings, announced this week, could herald the streamlining and modernisation of the venerable 177-year-old, publicly traded credit data specialist, according to observers. Founded in 1841 as a credit information provider, the company is…