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Bank of England and FCA Review Joint Transformation Programme Dedicated to Data Collection

The Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have provided an update on the joint transformation programme they set up in 2021 to overhaul data collection from UK financial services firms. The aim is to improve regulation of regulated firms and ease the burden of reporting for these firms. The programme is expected to…

Banca March Selects GoldenSource for ESG Data Management and Analytics

Banca March, a Spanish investment bank and financial services company, has selected GoldenSource ESG Impact to manage data and analytics for its ESG-related investment and banking processes. As part of the bank’s data strategy, the approach to mastering and managing ESG data will be aligned with enterprise data already managed in GoldenSource tools Security Master…

Buy-Side Firms Cast Wide Net to Capture Required ESG Data

Buy-side firms across the UK, US and Asia are casting a wide net to get the ESG data they need including external ratings, expert opinions and sentiment data to supplement corporate disclosures. According to research commissioned by Alveo, buy-side firms are using between six and 10 ESG data sources, with corporate disclosures being the least…

Recorded Webinar: A practical guide to dual UK and EU regulatory reporting as the Temporary Permission Regime comes to a close

The Temporary Permission Regime (TPR) allowing capital markets participants in the European Economic Area (EEA) to continue to operate in the UK post Brexit will be withdrawn by the end of 2023, calling on firms that want to stay in the UK to gain full authorisation from the FCA and prepare to comply with both…

Xenomorph Clocks Up Client Implementation at RA Capital

Xenomorph has clocked up a new client implementation with RA Capital, and is working with existing clients on business efficiencies including the hard and soft costs of vendor data. Data Management Insight caught up with Xenomorph president of the Americas, Naj Alavi, to talk about RA Capital and the company’s ongoing work. RA Capital, a…

Recorded Webinar: Approaches to ESG data for the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) outlines extensive rules designed to ensure transparency across sustainable financial markets. It also demands huge volumes of non-financial ESG data to be sourced, managed and governed, some of which is difficult to find, and much of which is unstructured and of variable quality. The data challenge is exacerbated…

Recorded Webinar: Best Practices for Building High-Performance Data Infrastructures

The requirement for high-performance data systems to support trading analytics for hedge funds, high-frequency trading firms and electronic liquidity providers is well established. But the explosion in Big Data over the past several years has expanded the scope of inputs being used by these firms. At the same time, cloud technologies have added complexity to…

A-Team Innovation Briefing Discusses Data Mesh, Transition to Cloud, Use of AI

A-Team Group’s Innovation Briefing series got off to a great start in London last week with an event dedicated to innovation in cloud. The briefing included practitioner interviews, provided insight into how to modernise data infrastructure, and reviewed technologies driving change. The case for data mesh Kicking off the briefing, and raising several delegate questions,…

FSB Explores Potential of Adding LEIs to Cross-Border Payments

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is encouraging greater adoption of the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) in a report exploring its potential in cross-border payments. No implementation mandates are suggested, although the report does identify how the LEI could be a useful addition to payment transactions. The LEI is currently mandated for use in OTC derivatives…

DSB Publishes Final Report from OTC ISIN Industry Consultation

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has published the final report, based on 2022 industry consultation, for 2023 OTC ISIN and CFI service provision. The report includes a summary of industry responses with accompanying analysis and DSB proposals for next steps for each of the consultation topics: Global agile architecture approach Undertaking a detailed review of…