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Derivatives Service Bureau Plans for Changes to Interest Rate Derivatives Reporting Under MiFIR

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) will open a user acceptance testing environment on July 7, 2019 to help financial institutions within the scope of MiFID II and MiFIR meet ESMA guidance on changes to interest rate derivatives reporting set out in RTS 23 field 41. ESMA updated its Q&A on MiFIR Data Reporting in September…

AxiomSL and Refinitiv Partner on Shareholder Disclosure

AxiomSL has partnered Refinitiv to combine the former’s Global Shareholding Disclosures (GSD) solution with the latter’s reference data. The aim is to enable financial institutions to automatically enrich client positions while managing regulatory obligations across multiple jurisdictions. John Mason, head of pricing and reference data at Refinitiv, says: “Asset managers face challenges in understanding local…

Embracing the Known in FRTB: Why Banks Need to Step Away from the Data Pool and Start with the Familiar

By: Charlie Browne, Head of Market & Risk Data Solutions, GoldenSource. The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) is coming and it has sent firms into a spin around how to get the data required to prove risk factor modellability. It is the first time banks will be obligated to do this, a mammoth…

SimCorp Partners SIX on Sanctions Service

SimCorp and SIX have partnered to add the latter’s Sanctioned Securities Monitoring Service to the former’s Compliance Manager module of SimCorp Dimension. The aim is to give SimCorp users access to global sanctions data directly from SIX, allowing them to detect breaches against supported sanction regimes. The Sanctioned Securities Monitoring Service from SIX provides a…

Refinitiv Details Ongoing Commitment to KYC and Fighting Financial Crime

Refinitiv is back on track following its decision to withdraw its KYC as a Service offering with plans to focus on its World Check, Media Check, Extended Due Diligence and recent partnership with Trulioo on digital entity solutions to meet customer needs for Know your Customer (KYC), due diligence and third-party risk management. The company…

Broadridge Introduces Change Management Service for SFTR

Broadridge Financial Solutions has introduced a change management service to help companies design target operating models that are compliant with Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR). The service provides a blueprint for front-to-back changes to overall architecture, organisational structure, business processes and location strategy. The company is also offering project management, business analysis and testing support…

Fenergo Enters Taiwanese Market in Tie Up with TUNG-I

Fenergo has entered the Taiwanese market through a partnership with TUNG-I Information Services (TUNG-I), a provider of solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI) in finance, information security, private cloud implementation and smart retail. As an exclusive client lifecycle management partner (CLM), Fenergo will provide TUNG-I’s current and prospective Taiwanese clients access to Know Your Customer…

Timefolio Asset Management Selects SS&C’s Solutions to Power Operations

Timefolio Asset Management Singapore, a subsidiary of Korea’s Timefolio Asset Management, has selected a combination of SS&C Technologies services to power its operations. The company was looking for a trusted provider that could support investment operations as they grows. Working with SS&C Eze and SS&C GlobeOp also minimises the number of vendors the company works…

Refinitiv Withdraws KYC as a Service Solution

Refinitiv is planning to withdraw its KYC as a Service offering, most likely late this year, once again raising questions around the viability of the utility model and following Bloomberg’s decision to pull out of the KYC market and withdraw its Entity Exchange KYC and client onboarding solution little more than a month ago. Refinitiv’s…

The Trials, Tribulations and Potential Benefits of FRTB Compliance

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation is more prescriptive than former Basel 2.5 market risk requirements, calls for a consistent workflow across risk, finance and the front office, and needs firms to source previously unused and difficult to find data – challenges that many banks have yet to conquer ahead of the January…