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DTCC Solves FRTB Risk Factor Modellability Problems with Pooled Data Solution

DTCC’s release of a beta version of its FRTB Real Price Observations Data Service provides a pooled data solution designed to help banks within the scope of Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) analyse risk factors in line with the regulation’s Risk Factor Eligibility Test (RFET), and review price observation data to understand whether…

Data Quality and Automation for Client Onboarding Remain in Critical Condition

Failing to get client onboarding right can cost firms eyewatering financial fines, reputational damage and long-term client avoidance. These are not new threats for traditional banks, which also face increasing competition from challenger banks, so why have they not sorted out how to get onboarding right? Webinar Recording: Client onboarding – how developments in tech…

SimCorp Partners deltaconX to Deliver SFTR Reporting Solution

SimCorp is seeking to solve the data management issues of Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) reporting with a cloud-based solution developed in partnership with regulatory compliance specialist deltaconX. The SFTR offering is included in SimCorp’s latest software release and provides transaction reporting through the deltaconX regulatory platform. With the first wave of SFTR reporting requirements…

NeoXam Eases CACEIS Reporting Burden with Regulatory Edition of Impress Digital Reporting Solution

NeoXam has signed up the asset servicing banking group of Crédit Agricole, CACEIS, as the first user of the third edition of its Impress investment reporting solution, Regulatory Edition. The solution supports digital production of quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports. It is based on NeoXam’s buy-side DataHub and uses the functionality of the data repository…

If Automated Data Lineage is the End Game, What is the Best Way to Get There?

Data lineage is key to regulatory compliance and business development, yet it remains a significant challenge for many firms as they lack an understanding of their data. Other barriers to implementation include having too much data – a problem that can, ironically, be solved by data lineage, internal culture, lack of management buy-in, and budget…

How to Turn Data Management Challenges of Benchmark Reform into Opportunities for New Analytics

The switch from Libor to new benchmarks under the EU’s Benchmarks Regulation presents a huge data management challenge, but also an opportunity to digitise contracts and analyse client relationships. The regulation was passed in December 2015 in the wake of the Libor scandal, and its deadline is December 31, 2021, when Libor will cease to…

Operational Inefficiencies Costing Banks $3.3trn: Fenergo

New research from client lifecycle management provider Fenergo reveals that slow and manual onboarding processes could lead to commercial and business banks individually losing $4.5 billion in revenue if they don’t bring their technology and systems up to date. With onboarding times rising by an average of three weeks in the last 12 months, if…

Asset Control Adds PaSSPort, a Low-cost, Managed Data Service for Specific Use Cases

Asset Control has extended its managed services capability with the release of PaSSPort, a managed data service designed to augment infrastructure with specific use cases quickly and at a relatively low price point. PaSSPort builds on the company’s AC PaSS managed services that were introduced as enterprise solutions early this year and have gained traction…

ESMA Calls on NCAs to Improve Data Quality of Derivatives

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published the results of a 2018 peer review of supervisory actions of six European National Competent Authorities (NCAs), including the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), regarding approaches to enhancing the quality of derivative data reported under European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). The report complements ESMA’s Data Quality…