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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…

Fenergo Eyes Asset Managers with Buy-Side Push for Client Lifecycle Management

Client lifecycle management (CLM) solutions provider Fenergo is taking an ambitious jump into asset management with the launch of a strategic new buy-side division. Headed up by Kevin O’Neill, formerly the head of the US asset manager segment for the Royal Bank of Canada’s Investor & Treasury Services, the new team will focus on leveraging…

IBM Watson Financial Services: Focus on the First Line of Defence

Banks are spending too much money trying to comply with big-ticket regulations because the tools they are using are not efficient enough. That is the view of IBM Watson Financial Services, which is in the process of expanding its regtech portfolio based on AI and machine learning, and covering governance, risk and compliance (GRC), financial…

Eagle Investment Systems Delivers Open Platform, New Datasets and More Cloud Options

Eagle Investment Systems is responding to financial institutions’ digital transformation programmes with a componentised platform, agile data management solutions, additional cloud options, and a revolution in the release of software updates. To find out more about the company’s plans, we talked to Eagle CEO Mal Cullen about market development, client desires and the drive towards…

StatPro Adds Regulatory Risk Service Through Acquisition of ODDO BHF

StatPro has acquired the regulatory risk services bureau of ODDO BHF, which provides a managed service for regulatory risk reporting that will be integrated with the company’s Revolution portfolio analytics platform. The deal was made for an undisclosed sum in cash and adds 10 clients to StatPro’s client base in Germany and Luxembourg. StatPro will…

JWG Partners with BMO on Regulatory Change Management

North American financial services provider BMO Capital Markets has partnered with multi-client regulatory platform JWG to access the firm’s AI-powered, natural-language processing change management system, RegDelta. The system aims to reinvent the global postal system for managing change, through curating holistic data set, enriching it via sophisticated data science, and providing SaaA technology to the…

Money.Net Joins OpenFin ecosystem

Money.Net, a web-based platform for financial data, news and analysis, has selected OpenFin technology to deploy and deliver its software to global financial institutions. The company has also become a member of the Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a non-profit foundation promoting open innovation in financial services, and OpenFin’s Financial Desktop Connectivity and Collaboration Consortium…