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Attachmate Tackles Insider Fraud with Luminet

Attachmate Corporation today announced the availability of Attachmate Luminet, an enterprise fraud management solution that takes the guesswork out of application monitoring. Luminet reveals user activity within enterprise applications and transforms the data into actionable intelligence, allowing organisations to protect the privacy of mission-critical data, reduce internal fraud and enable regulatory compliance. Insider fraud and…

DST Global Solutions Launches OTC Lifecycle Manager to Enhance Control of OTC Derivatives

In response to new market conditions and the changing regulatory landscape, challenges of operational risk and proliferation of OTC contracts faced by its clients, DST Global Solutions Investment Management Solutions (IMS) business has announced the launch of OTC Lifecycle Manager. The solution is focussed on facilitating the critical transition from deal negotiation to contract capture…

SunGard Enhances IntelliMatch Solution Suite

SunGard has enhanced its IntelliMatch solution suite to help tier one financial institutions streamline their enterprise-wide processes for reconciliation, exception management, financial governance and archiving. The enhancements include new intelligent workspaces, a new financial governance component and performance improvements. This latest release will help financial institutions increase operational efficiency, reduce risk and improve scalability and…

BNP Paribas Securities Services Offers Asset Managers Ucits IV KID–compliant Reporting Packs

BNP Paribas Securities Services (BP2S) will now offer Ucits IV KID-compliant reporting packs, as part of its ongoing commitment to assist asset managers in tackling the complex regulatory landscape. Under Ucits IV, an asset management company must produce a two-page ‘key investor information document (KID)’ in a non-technical style. It must be comprehensible and allow…

EDGAR Online and UBmatrix to Merge, Creating Global XBRL Leader

EDGAR Online and UBmatrix today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement that would create the first global end-to-end provider of solutions for the creation, validation and analysis of XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) content. UBmatrix is one of the original inventors of the XBRL financial standard, which is being mandated worldwide by many…

EBF Highlights Concerns About CCPs and Systemic Risk in its Feedback to Commission’s Market Infrastructure Reforms

There has been a lot of discussion about the pros and cons of mandating clearing for OTC derivatives and the comments received so far by the European Commission on the subject have tended to focus on a proportional, rather than broad brush, approach to the reforms. The European Banking Federation’s (EBF) response, for example, has been…

FINCAD Responds to Customer Needs for Greater Risk Management and Transparency

With the recent US Senate approved bill that means sweeping overhaul of financial regulation and calls for more transparency and prudent risk management, FINCAD, the industry standard for financial analytics, announced the launch of F3 Excel Edition. In a recent FINCAD survey, financial professionals revealed a greater need for detailed risk management models and better…

Corporate Actions USA 2010

The US corporate actions market has long been characterised as paper-based and manually intensive, but it seems that much progress is being made of late to tackle the lack of automation due to the introduction of four little letters: XBRL. According to a survey by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and standards…

Global Securities Regulators Adopt New Principles and Increase Focus on Systemic Risk

The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published its revised Objectives and Principles of Securities Regulation (Principles) to incorporate eight new principles, based on the lessons learned from the recent financial crisis and subsequent changes in the regulatory environment, which are designed to strengthen the global regulatory system against future crises. The eight new…

Confluence’s Botula and Powell Elaborate on Data Implications of Money Market Fund Reforms

Data management solution vendor Confluence is busy readying itself to be able to provide its US-based customers with a solution that will allow them to meet the requirements of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) incoming Money Market Fund Reform Rule. Kirk Botula, executive vice president and chief operating officer, and Scott Powell, product…