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Apex Group Selects GoldenSource for Centralised Pricing and Reference Data Services

Apex Group, a global fund administrator, has selected GoldenSource to deliver a centralised pricing and reference data service based on the vendor’s enterprise data management (EDM) software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution. The fund administrator delivers a broad range of services to asset managers globally and intends to use GoldenSource’s centralised pricing and reference data service to support…

FCA Prepares for No Deal Brexit with UK FIRDS Testing Starting Tomorrow

As the countdown to Brexit continues with no certain outcome, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is preparing for a no deal scenario with a UK Financial Instruments Reference Data System (FIRDS) that will replace the European Securities and Markets Authorities’(ESMA) FIRDS. Testing of the FCA model starts tomorrow, February 21, 2019, with live production data…

Asset Control 2019 Roadmap Advances ACX NoSQL Platform, Adds Data Lineage and Managed Services

Asset Control is gaining traction with the ACX cloud-based data delivery, storage and analytics platform it released late last year to manage increasing data volumes, reduce infrastructure costs, and provide business and technical users access to data exploration. On the sell-side, clients are using the platform for market risk applications including compliance with Fundamental Review…

Refinitiv’s John Mason Talks to DMI About Transitioning to the Cloud

Refinitiv, formerly Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk business, is off the runway and heading for the cloud with a view to transitioning its data and clients to the cloud, bringing processes to data rather than data to processes, and helping clients gain value from data and tackle the thorny issue of total cost of ownership…

Capgemini Marches on with IDMS Reference Data Utility Despite Talk of Pullback

Whatever happened to the Capgemini (nee iGate) Integrated Data Management Services (IDMS) utility? With little or no market visibility in the past 12-18 months, many in the industry surmised that new owners Capgemini had developed cold feet in the face of slow expansion. When the utility’s sales group in London and New York was folded…

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…

DSB Raises User Fees for OTC ISIN Service in 2019

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has published 2019 user fees for the provision of ISINs for OTC derivatives. Power and standard user fees rise 4.5% to €117,500 and €39,200 respectively, while infrequent users, essentially low volume or ad hoc users of the service, will see their fees unchanged at €3,000 in 2019. The service works…

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…