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Recorded Webinar: Driving business value from the LEI

The Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) has become a viable standard to help financial institutions identify business entities that are party to financial transactions and fulfil regulatory obligations for entity data. Linked to third-party, corporate hierarchy and beneficial ownership data, the potential of the LEI extends to meet not only regulatory requirements, but also the need…

ESMA States its Case on Distributed Ledger Technology

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has stepped into industry discussion on the pros and cons of distributed ledger – or blockchain – technology (DLT) and concluded that regulatory action is premature at this stage, but may not be in the longer term. The authority issued a report this week, The Distributed Ledger Technology…

Financial Machineries and Iason Develop Anonymous Benchmarking Service for FRTB

Financial Machineries is collaborating with Italian risk management consultancy Iason to deliver a service that will help banks prove they have enough data to use an internal model for market risk capital calculations required by Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation. Banks that cannot prove they have enough data to use an internal…

Recorded Webinar: Four categories of entity data quality management

We all know entity data is difficult. But there are four key categories of data quality management that you can apply to make measurable improvements to your entity data. Traditional methods no longer work. You need methods to accurately measure the quality of your data and give you the ability to take meaningful action. In…

Corvil and Abide Collaborate to Support MiFID II Real-Time Reporting Obligation

Corvil is working with regulatory reporting provider Abide Financial to help firms comply with regulations that include a real-time reporting obligation such as Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II). The partnership also reduces risk by reconciling middle and back office transaction data with a record of each order message that is sent and…

Markit Mixes Old and New to Deliver FRTB Compliance Solution

Markit is pulling together existing products and new developments to deliver a compliance solution for the market risk capital requirements of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB), which comes into force in 2019. The solution is based on a modular platform, allowing banks to supplement existing infrastructure and processes as needed, and is…

Cardinal Analytics Selects Datactics FlowDesigner to Cleanse and Match Data

Cardinal Analytics, a fintech start-up specialising in US corporate bond risk analytics, has selected the Datactics FlowDesigner data quality and matching platform to ensure the data fed into its credit risk model is accurate, complete and timely. The Belfast based company decided to work with Datactics and sign a three-year licence for FlowDesigner after a…

Financial Machineries Extends Data Coverage of Global Trade Repository Analytics

Financial Machineries has extended coverage of foreign exchange data in its Global Trade Repository (GTR) Analytics solution, which collects OTC derivatives transaction data from trade repositories, cleanses and normalises the data, and distributes the data, including actual trade prices, to clients in less than two minutes. The additional FX data covers FX forwards and non-deliverable…

Recorded Webinar: Next Generation Technology for Data Quality

What impact are next generation technologies having on data management today, and what is the outlook for further implementation and process improvements. We explore technologies such as automation, cloud computing, a managed services model, and applying the distributed model of blockchain to address data quality and management issues. The need for new technologies Potential of…

ICE Builds Valuations Business with Acquisition of S&P’s Securities Evaluations and CMA

Intercontinental Exchange Group (ICE) is back on the acquisition trail and building its valuations business with a definitive agreement to acquire Standard & Poor’s Securities Evaluations and Credit Market Analysis (CMA) from McGraw Hill Financial. The agreement follows the group’s December 2015 acquisition of Interactive Data, which holds a significant stake in the evaluated pricing…