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Upcoming Webinar: How far should counterparty screening go? Balancing the ideal and the realistic

Date: 30 July 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Counterparty screening is a regulatory requirement, but do you know enough about your clients’ clients, and beyond? How can you source this information and how does it benefit your business? How far do you need to dig into entity ownership structures? This…

Upcoming Webinar: Address Emerging Operational Risk and Alleviating Data Blind Spots with AI Powered Risk Management

Date: 15 July 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET The digitalisation of financial services is in full flight, as financial institutions strive to offer the same levels of service and improved customer experience that consumer markets have enjoyed for some time. This digitalisation – providing seamless access to appropriate services on…

Thomas Murray Selected by EDB for Data Services

The Luxembourg-based European Depositary Bank (EDB, a subsidiary of Apex Group) has chosen Thomas Murray to provide data and monitoring services to its compliance practices, including the use of the vendor’s independent analysis and operational risk data for market and counterparty monitoring. EDB will also undertake Thomas Murray’s central securities depositary and market asset safety…

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Partners with Cabinet Office on Fraud Detection

Global data and analytics provider LexisNexis Risk Solutions has partnered with anti-fraud data management company Synectics Solutions to work with the Cabinet Office on the UK’s National Fraud Initiative (NFI). The NFI is a government-led exercise first launched in 1996 that matches data within and between public and private sector bodies to prevent and detect…

Volker’s Rules: What’s the Current Deal with Exchange Data Fees?

By Volker Lainer, VP Product Management, GoldenSource. Last week, the SEC and the US Justice department dotted the i’s and cross the t’s on an agreement that will lead to greater scrutiny of the fees charged by stock exchanges for market data. The move represents the latest attempt to try and resolve a long running…

SmartStream RDU Launches API to Get Firms Over the SFTR Finish Line

Transaction Lifecycle Management specialist SmartStream has extended its Reference Data Utility (RDU) SFTR service to include a new API targeting firms who need fast access to the technology and data needed need to meet ESMA’s delayed SFTR reporting deadline of July 13. The API gives access to new tools to validate reference data content during…

FIS Launches New Data Analytics Platform for Wealth Managers

Florida-based Fortune 500 FinTech firm FIS Global has launched a new platform to provide wealth managers with data and insights, helping them to automate key manual processes and utilise data analytics to meet customer requirements. FIS Unity uses APIs to provide an integrated, 360 degree view of assets across multiple providers, with the addition of…

How to leverage the LIBOR transition to improve your data management game

The final goodbye to Libor has been described as the Y2K moment for data managers in financial services – and with the phase-out slated for the end of 2021, firms need to act now to ensure a smooth transition. The replacement of Libor with alternative benchmarks presents an immense challenge for financial institutions, especially given…

Recorded Webinar: Adopting Entity Data Hierarchies to Address Holistic Risk Management

Firms across the board are struggling to gain a comprehensive view of their counterparty risk. In the wake of the Credit Crisis, regulators have increased their focus on pushing firms to not only better understand risk exposure, but also be able to provide evidence of the analysis they use to create their view of risk….

SIX Extends DocHub Platform Reach through Finnova

Swiss financial data specialist SIX today made its Regulatory Document Hub (DocHub) available as to the wider Swiss financial market for the first time through Finnova, a Swiss provider of software and services. DocHub is a fully automated platform that connects product manufacturers with distributors to ensure Key Information Documents (KIDs) and other regulatory documents…