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CUNA Mutual Group Implements IHS Markit Solutions as a Cloud-based Managed Service

CUNA Mutual Group, an insurance and financial services company working with cooperatives, credit unions, their members, and other customers worldwide, is following the industry trend of decreasing supplier numbers, moving to the cloud, and consolidating end-to-end solutions as it replaces its front-office trade management system. The company has selected IHS Markit to fulfil its need…

Recorded Webinar: Data lineage – how to ensure you can deliver the right information, to the right people, at the right time

Data lineage is critical to digital transformation, business decisions and regulatory compliance. It is also difficult to implement at scale, not only because large quantities of data across numerous systems must be inventoried and tracked, but also because the data is not static and needs context to make sense to the business. If you are…

Developing Smart Analytics – Firms Seek a New Approach to Business Partnership

Enhanced analytics – or better decision-making information – are one of the key goals of data transformation. However, it is a goal that financial services firms continue to struggle to achieve. Panellists at the recent A-Team Group Data Management Summit in New York City discussed challenges the industry faces and potential approaches to getting analytics…

FSB publishes UPI governance arrangements

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has published a report on governance arrangements for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI). The UPI will uniquely identify the product involved in OTC derivatives transactions reported to trade repositories. This will help authorities aggregate data on OTC derivatives transactions by product, allowing the effective use of OTC derivatives trade reporting…

Developing Smart Analytics – Firms Seek a New Approach to Business Partnership

Enhanced analytics – or better decision-making information – are one of the key goals of data transformation. However, it is a goal that financial services firms continue to struggle to achieve. Panellists at the recent A-Team Group Data Management Summit in New York City discussed challenges the industry faces and potential approaches to getting analytics…

Regulatory Data Handbook 2019/2020 – Seventh Edition

Welcome to A-Team Group’s best read handbook, the Regulatory Data Handbook, which is now in its seventh edition and continues to grow in terms of the number of regulations covered, the detail of each regulation and the impact that all the rules and regulations will have on data and data management at your institution. This…

Recorded Webinar: Client onboarding – how developments in tech and automation can help optimise entity data management and improve KYC

Financial services providers spend billions of dollars a year on Know Your Customer (KYC), client onboarding and due diligence. Yet even with vast investment, these processes rarely run smoothly. They also fall short of delivering a good client experience and fail to cut down on financial crime. At the heart of the problem–and solution–is data….

SS&C Expands Risk Analytics with Agreement to Buy Algorithmics’ Assets from IBM

SS&C Technologies has reached a definitive agreement to acquire certain Algorithmics’ and related assets from IBM. The addition of Algorithmics, a provider of risk analytics products and capital management solutions, will extend SS&C’s risk analytics and regulatory offering by adding over 200 clients, 350 employees and offices in 25 countries. Client types include banks, broker…

Asset Managers Migrate to the Cloud

IHS Markit research among asset managers in Europe and North America shows an industry segment becoming more strategic in its approach to data management, but not immune to problems including mounting fees, rising costs and demanding regulations. The research notes 52% of firms use the cloud for data management and a further 28% plan to…

Broadridge Releases Cloud-based Data Control Solution Set

Broadridge Financial Solutions has released a cloud-based data control solution set designed to help financial firms address the operational challenges of managing the lifecycle of transaction data. The solution set combines Broadridge’s reconciliation and matching solution with enhanced data analytics, multi-bank connectivity and flexible financial messaging. The aim of the solutions is to provide an…