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Derivatives Service Bureau Conducts User Survey on Fee Model

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB), which issues International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs), Classification of Financial Instrument codes (CFIs) and Financial Instrument Short Names (FISNs) for OTC derivatives, is conducting a user survey,  and establishing an Agreement Forum as part of its 2019 industry consultation milestones. The initiatives have been set up to ensure continued industry…

RapidLEI Adds API to LEI Registration Service that Issues Identifiers in 99 Seconds

Ubisecure, a Helsinki based issuer of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) accredited by the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) and provider of the automated RapidLEI registration service that is capable of issuing an LEI in 99 seconds, is extending its capability with the addition of an application programming interface (API). Banks using LEIs in applications and business…

Data Management Insight – All the News, Insight and Information You Need

Welcome to Data Management Insight (DMI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new website that will keep you up to date with all that’s new in data management across capital markets, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. Over the coming weeks…

GLEIF Seeks Applicants to Join Board of Directors

The GLEIF is calling for applications from C-suite level executives in the UK, Switzerland, China and India to join its board of directors. New board members will be appointed in June 2019 in line with the mandatary rotation of members of the board and to ensure the right balance of jurisdictional and skill representation. Details…

Regulatory Oversight Committee of the LEI Calls for Final Comments on Fund Relationships

The Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) is calling for final comments on a second consultation document on fund relationships in the Global LEI System (GLEIS) by Monday January 14, 2019. The consultation follows an initial review of fund relationships towards the end of 2017 and is aimed at making sure…

Entity Data Management Handbook – Fourth Edition

Welcome to the fourth edition of A-Team Group’s Entity Data Management Handbook sponsored by entity data specialist Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics company. As entity data takes a central role in business strategies dedicated to making the customer experience markedly better, this handbook delves into the detail of everything you need to do to…

GLEIF Releases Beta Version 2.0 of the LEI Search Tool

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) continues to build out services around the LEI with the introduction of a beta version 2.0 of the LEI search tool. Version 2.0 allows users to explore information on more than 1.3 million organisations contained in the public LEI data pool and provides enhanced functionality including the option…

DSB Raises User Fees for OTC ISIN Service in 2019

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has published 2019 user fees for the provision of ISINs for OTC derivatives. Power and standard user fees rise 4.5% to €117,500 and €39,200 respectively, while infrequent users, essentially low volume or ad hoc users of the service, will see their fees unchanged at €3,000 in 2019. The service works…

A-Team Group Names Winners of 2018 Data Management Awards

A-Team Group has announced the winners of its 2018 Data Management Awards. The annual awards, now in their sixth year, are designed to recognise leading providers of data management solutions, services and consultancy to capital markets participants. See the full list of winners below. The awards were hosted by Sarah Underwood, Editor of A-Team’s Data…

Office of Financial Research Promotes Data Standards

The Office of Financial Research (OFR) has released its 2018 Annual Report, stating that risks to US financial stability remain in the medium range and noting data initiatives including work to improve financial data standards and proposals to collect data on cleared bilateral repurchase agreements (repos) to improve regulators’ ability to monitor risks to financial…