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Kingland Cognitive Engine Turns Unstructured Data into Actionable Information

Have you ever considered how much value is tied up in unstructured data that is difficult to access? What nuggets of useful information could be buried in documents such as company reports? And how you could turn masses of unstructured data into actionable information? If the answer to these questions is yes, and it probably…

Tackling the TRIM Challenge – How Banks Can Get their Data Quality Processes up to Scratch

By Martijn Groot, Vice President of Product Management, Asset Control The Targeted Review of Internal Models (TRIM) is underway and significantly impacting banks across the eurozone. TRIM is an initiative of the European Central Bank (ECB), designed to assess whether the internal risk assessment models used by banks supervised by the ECB, comply with regulatory…

Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk Business to be Renamed as Refinitiv

Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk business will be renamed as Revinitiv following the closure of the company’s strategic partnership with private equity fund manager Blackstone, which will acquire 55% of the business and leave 45% with Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk in its new guise as Refinitiv. David Craig, president of the Financial & Risk…

Thomson Reuters Offers Counterparty Reference Datasets for AnaCredit Compliance

Thomson Reuters has added a module to its Verified Entity Data as a Service platform to help financial institutions comply with the counterparty reference dataset requirements of AnaCredit, a European lending regulation that comes into force in September. The European Central Bank (ECB) introduced the Analytical Credit Datasets (AnaCredit) project in 2011 to obtain detailed…

Siren Investigative Intelligence Platform Finds Favour in Financial Markets

Siren, a Galway based provider of investigative intelligence, is making headway in capital markets following a €3 million round of seed funding early this year that allowed the company to offer its semantic data investigation technology to market sectors beyond its initial target of law enforcement and including financial services and life sciences. To date,…

Challenges and Opportunities of Data Lineage Implementation

Data lineage is critical to regulatory compliance, cost-effective data management, and arming the business with accurate and timely information on which to make decisions. It is also challenging to implement, difficult to sustain and often suffers from a lack of management buy-in and funding. A recent webinar hosted by A-Team Group on how to get data…

Schroders Selects The Disruption House to Assess New Tech Vendors

Global investment house Schroders has become the first asset manager to partner with specialist benchmarking and data analytics provider The Disruption House (TDH) to assess the capabilities of new technology providers. TDH says the aim is to “support Schroders’ innovation agenda and assist the firm in its goal of engaging more start-ups”. “We are committed…

JNAM Adopts Hosted GoldenSource Solution for N-PORT, N-CEN Data Compliance

Jackson National Asset Management (JNAM) has selected GoldenSource to provide a fully hosted data management platform to help meet its regulatory obligations. Specifically, the asset manager, a subsidiary of Jackson National Life Insurance, will use the GoldenSource platform to meet requirements for structured data elements inherent in the impending form N-PORT and N-CEN filings with…

The Digital Transformation of Financial Reporting: Why XBRL Should be on Everyone’s Radar

By Ken Krupa, Chief Technology Officer, MarkLogic The standard corporate financial reporting language known as eXtensible Business Reporting Language, or XBRL, has been around for more than 20 years. Based on the eXtensible Markup Language (XML) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), XBRL is a common global mechanism for communicating and sharing data across…

Tackling a New Era of Financial Data Management

By Martijn Groot, Vice President of Product Management, Asset Control Business users across financial services are more data hungry than ever before. They want to interact with data directly and quickly collect, manipulate and analyse the data in order to streamline operations. There are two drivers for this. First, users increasingly expect instant access to…