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Sifma Led Coalition Details 14 Key Prerequisites for OFR LEI Solution Providers, 3 June Deadline for Submissions

Following its publication of a wish list for the legal entity identifier (LEI) earlier this month, the 13 strong, Sifma led coalition of industry associations focused on providing feedback to the US Office of Financial Research (OFR) has detailed its 14 key prerequisites for the solution providers that will be tasked with bringing the new…

GS1 Continues its Campaign to be Selected as OFR’s Standards Administrator

ISO may be the bookie’s favourite to be selected as the Office of Financial Research’s (OFR) standards provider, given its expedited drafting of a legal entity ID standard and its recent selection of Swift as its registration authority for that standard, but that has not deterred standards body GS1 in its own bid to become…

Algorithmics Makes Case for Data Oriented Risk Management

In its latest paper, Algorithmics sets out the case for an integrated data-oriented approach to risk management, and outlines the practical steps risk IT professionals can take to achieve this. Based on Algorithmics’ innovative risk technology and decades of experience working with financial institutions around the world, the paper provides insight into risk-specific data issues,…

Sifma Led Financial Association Coalition Provides OFR with a Wish List for the LEI, Sets 30 May Deadline

The 13 strong, Sifma led coalition of industry associations involved in providing feedback to the regulatory community regarding the establishment of a new global legal entity identification standard has finally produced its comprehensive list of requirements for the ID. The group has also set a deadline of the end of this month (30 May) for…

SIX Telekurs’ Filanowski Highlights the Biggest Data Challenges of Dodd Frank

The Dodd Frank Act contains a whole host of new and different data requirements in terms of reporting formats and potential standards, but how will all of this impact the practitioner and vendor communities directly? Reference Data Review speaks to Paul Filanowski, US product development at SIX Telekurs, about the changing US regulatory scene and how it…

A Recurring Refrain

Pattern recognition is obviously a handy skill to have when dabbling in the financial markets, but it’s not something often applied to regulatory developments. However, the eagle eyed of you out there may have spotted a theme and a recurring refrain within a whole host of recent regulatory papers, including the MiFID Review, UCITS IV,…

EDM Council’s Atkin Discusses OFR Developments, Plans for DMM and Data Quality ISIN Proof of Concept

Mike Atkin, managing director of data management industry group the EDM Council, has long been a proponent of the idea of a global reference data utility and he noted in his recent update to members that the process of drawing up the requirements for a legal entity identification as part of the US Office of…

Knock on Effect

The close link between data quality and better risk management has come under the spotlight in recent years as a result of the financial crisis and the ensuing regulatory crackdown on financial markets. Regulators such as the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have even been making noises…

Cadis on Course to Sign Seven New Clients This Quarter, Says Simpson

Business has picked up for the EDM vendor community at large over the last six or so months (just look at GoldenSource’s recently reported figures for example) and Simpson indicates that from November onwards Cadis has also witnessed a significant uptick in business. In fact, the vendor is on course to sign up seven new…

OMG and Enterprise Data Management Council to Collaboratively Develop a Sustainable Framework and Data Standards for Financial Reform

OMG and the Enterprise Data Management Council (EDM Council), a not for profit business forum created by the financial industry to address the issues and challenges associated with managing data content as a business and operational priority, have agreed to address high impact business challenges such as regulatory pressures emerging from financial reform with the…