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Recorded Webinar: Last minute preparations for SFTR: What still needs to be done and are we ready?

The regulation clock is ticking. Financial firms, especially those subject to Phase I of implementation, are well aware of the impending April 2020 deadline for the Securities Financing Transactions Regulation. The question is, are they ready? Tactical, i.e painful, approaches to compliance won’t be good enough. A strategic plan of attack is necessary to combat…

Last Minute Preparations for SFTR: Are You Ready Yet?

The clock is ticking, and the initial SFTR deadline is barely a month away – but with delays, regulatory opacity and widespread industry concerns around the data challenges posed by such a substantial change, is an April implementation even achievable? Tactical approaches to compliance won’t be good enough. A strategic plan of attack is necessary…

VIDEO: Delivering Value Through Data with Edosa Odaro

Over the past few years, there seems to have been a noticeable change of guard – across industries – with some established organisations struggling to stay above water, whilst some new challenger organisations are conversely thriving. In this video snippet Edosa Odaro, Former Head of Data Services for AXA and Keynote Speaker at the upcoming…

Oil Data Goes Global as ICE Steps into the Market

Exchange operator Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent of the New York Stock Exchange, is creating a new version of its market data platform ICE Connect to service the global oil markets, as ongoing volatility drives an urgent demand for effective real-time data. The new service, which is expected to launch in the second quarter of…

Hierarchies – Approach with Care

By Colin Gibson, Architecture & Data Management Consultant at Katano Limited. What is the item you find hardest to locate in a supermarket? You know where to find it in your local store, but what confounds you when you try to find it in a different chain? What about Bovril Yeast Extract (other yeast extract…

A Holistic View of Risk Across the Enterprise: How Data Linkages Help

Gaining a comprehensive view of their risk exposures has long been a challenge for financial institutions. Standard measures have been embraced to measure and manage market risk, and the emergence of a standard legal entity identifier in the form of the LEI has gone some way toward addressing the issues of counterparty and credit risk…

IHS Markit and MSCI Team Up on Yet Another ESG Initiative

In the latest signal that ESG (environmental, social and governance) data is becoming big news, last week saw yet another initiative in the sustainable investment space as MSCI joined forces with information and analytics giant IHS Markit to broaden the reach of its ESG data and research services via collaboration on a range of fixed…

Goldman Sachs Integrates Bloomberg Pricing and Reference Data for Digital Clients

Goldman Sachs will integrate Bloomberg’s Data License content with its own client-facing Marquee platform, making it the first global investment bank to use Bloomberg data for in-house applications offered to clients. In 2018 Bloomberg expanded its Data License content (which sits within its Enterprise Data business) from 12,000 data fields to over 40,000 – building…

Can EQT Partners Repeat $3 Billion BvD Flip with Rimes Investment?

Swedish private equity firm EQT Partners has emerged as the mystery suitor behind talk that managed data management specialist Rimes Technologies was up for sale. EQT is best known in the data management space as the investor that in 2014 acquired entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk (BvD) and flipped it three years later to…

Peter Moss Departs SmartStream RDU, Coffman to Replace

Transaction Lifecycle Management specialist SmartStream lost a leading light in December with the departure of data guru Peter Moss as CEO of SmartStream RDU, a reference data specialist co-founded back in 2016 with buy-in from Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Morgan Stanley. Now a wholly-owned subsidiary of SmartStream, the reference data utility (RDU) was created…