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3L3 Committees Publish New Paper on Supervisory Practices for Money Laundering Directive

The three European level three (3L3) committees, the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR), the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) and the Committee of European Insurance and Occupational Pension Supervisors (CEIOPS), have this week turned their attention to the area of anti-money laundering (AML) with the publication of a new report. The 3L3’s Anti-Money…

Fitch Solutions Launches Custom Data Service for Credit Markets

Managing data from multiple sources is proving to be troublesome for most firms and even more so in a stressed economy, according to Fitch Solutions, a division of the Fitch Group. In response, Fitch Solutions has launched an integrated data service (IDS) to meet growing user demand for a single, customisable feed platform covering data…

Riskart Announces Release of New OTC Derivatives Publishing Mechanism

Following the announcement of the decision from the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) to back European Commission plans to compel transaction reporting on OTC derivatives, Riskart today announced the release in beta test of its new XML-based publishing module. This will allow the publication in XML in compliance with FpML standards from its OTC…

DST Global Solutions Launches EDM and Analytics Offering for Public Pension Funds

Following a rebrand earlier this year and a spate of new hires, investment management solution vendor DST Global Solutions has added a new data management and analytics platform for public pension funds to its portfolio. Jamie Verrengia, performance solution manager for the North American region, explains that its enterprise data management (EDM) platform has been…

UK FSA Confirms Data Format of Reports for Derivatives on Regulated Markets

The deadlines may have slipped but the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) has released more details surrounding the formats required for its new Alternative Instrument Identifier (AII) transaction reporting regime. The regulator last week released a new document aimed at confirming the way in which transactions in reportable securities derivatives admitted to trading on a…

B-next Extends Data Reach with Interactive Data Agreement, Extends Ambitions to UK

Compliance and regulatory reporting platform vendor b-next has recently signed an agreement with Interactive Data under which the data vendor will provide global pricing and reference data to feed b-next’s MACOC software solutions. The deal is part of the German vendor’s ambitions to crack the UK market and should help it in the effort to…

Fidelity ActionsXchange Looking Beyond Corporate Actions Cleansing, Say Pollard and Culhane

Just over a year after her appointment to the helm of Fidelity ActionsXchange, Laura Pollard indicates that the traditionally corporate actions focused vendor is set to expand its reference data reach under her leadership. The vendor is considering expanding its data cleansing solutions to areas such as entity data and moving further down the corporate…

Fitch Releases Global Money Market Fund Rating Criteria

Fitch today released updated rating criteria for money market funds, with particular emphasis on funds that invest in short term debt instruments issued by financial institutions, non-financial corporations and asset backed commercial paper programmes (often referred to as ‘prime’ funds). Prime money market funds were central to the financial crisis last year following the failure…

Another Delay to UK FSA’s AII Deadline for Derivative Transaction Reporting

The UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) has just announced yet another delay to the go live date for transaction reporting using the Alternative Instrument Identifier (AII). The deadline was delayed from November 2008 to the first quarter of 2009, then another announcement in February this year delayed the deadline by which approved reporting mechanisms (ARMs)…

Netik Launches New Version of GSM Aimed at Solving ‘Control’ Issues for Managed Services

Following its purchase of the Capco Reference Data Services (CRDS) business in February 2008, data management and reporting solution vendor Netik has taken the last 18 months to bed down the Global Securities Master (GSM) solution into its overall managed services portfolio. This work has resulted in the release of version 2.0 of the Netik…