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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…

ANNA Sets Up Benchmarks Task Force

The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA), which is responsible for assigning ISIN, FISN and CFI codes, has set up a Benchmarks Task Force to develop the process of obtaining ISINs for referential instruments, in particular, indices and reference rates. The purpose of the task force is to enable collaboration between ANNA and global benchmark…

Data Management Summit Discusses Digitalisation, Technology, Diversity and More!

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit hit an all-time high in New York City last week with a packed auditorium, buzzing exhibition hall, great line-up of speakers, market leading sponsors and interactive discussion throughout the day on how to deliver the next level of data management and business success. Keynote presentations Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation,…

DSB Responds to Industry Feedback with Plans for a Technology Roadmap for OTC Derivative Identifiers

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) is planning to develop a strategic technology roadmap for OTC derivative identifiers. The roadmap is a response to feedback from the DSB’s latest industry consultation that has also led to the creation of a Strategy Subcommittee of the DSB Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) that will take forward the technology-related work…

Stephan Wolf Discusses this Week’s MiFID II LEI Mandate and Emerging Digital Certificates

The MiFID II mandate requiring the use of Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) to identify parties to financial transactions came into play on Monday, causing barely a ripple in trading markets, but still posing problems in terms of lapsed LEIs – a problem that Stephan Wolf, CEO of the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF), suggests could be…

Recorded Webinar: The latest on identifiers and standards in data management – LEIs, ISINs, CFI codes and more

Don’t miss this opportunity to view the recording of this recently held webinar. The concept of data standardisation is gaining ground as financial firms tackle mounting regulatory requirements while seeking to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Identifiers such as Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) and International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs), and classification codes such as Classification…