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Fed’s Tarullo Highlights Data Management Considerations of Living Wills

The regulatory community has been abuzz with the notion of living wills, or firm specific resolution plans, for most of this year, but most have not considered the data management responsibilities inherent in the process. Daniel Tarullo, member of the board of governors of the US Federal Reserve System, addressed this issue and highlighted the…

CESR Awaits Industry Feedback on Standard Reporting Format for Securities Issuers

Industry participants have until the end of this month to respond to the Committee of European Securities Regulators’ (CESR) call for evidence on the use of a standard reporting format for financial reporting for issuers admitting securities for trading on regulated markets. In the US, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has already mandated similar…

Global Asset Manager Selects XSP v5 Corporate Actions Platform

XSP, a global provider of corporate actions software, announced today that a leading global asset manager, a business within one of the world’s largest global financial services firms, has selected the XSP v5 solution for automated global corporate actions processing. With processing centres located in Pittsburgh and San Francisco, the client will implement the XSP…

S&P’s FIRMS Launches New Global Data Feed Aimed at Addressing the Risk and Valuation Challenge

Following the launch of a raft of new services earlier this year, Standard & Poor’s Fixed Income Risk Management Services (FIRMS) has added another to its portfolio in the form of a new enterprise level data feed solution. The Global Data Solutions offering purports to provide users with a range of data and analytics to…

Tradeweb Expands Market Data Availability Through Thomson Reuters

Tradeweb, a leading global provider of online markets for institutional investors and dealers, and Thomson Reuters today announced that their market data has been incorporated into the Thomson Reuters Datascope Real-Time (RDRT) feed offering. Tradeweb data continues to be available via Reuters 3000 Xtra desktop. Thomson Reuters customers are now able to subscribe to Tradeweb…

BarCap and Citi Veteran Sutton Takes Over Data Management Role at Royal Bank of Canada

FIMA regular and data management veteran, Julia Sutton has completed four weeks in her role at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), where she is now director in charge of reference data for EMEA and Asia Pacific. Speaking at FIMA 2009’s focus day, she explained that she is using her experienced garnered at Barclays Capital…

Alps Improves Client Reporting and Delivers Enhanced Online Service to Customers with Netik Information Portal

Netik, the global financial data management and reporting vendor, is pleased to announce that Alps Fund Services, a provider of asset servicing to the investment management industry, has successfully implemented Netik Information Portal to address their internal and external reporting needs. Since going live with Netik Information Portal, Alps has seen a reduction in the…

Senior Supervisors Group Report Calls Directly for Investment in Risk IT and Data Management

Last month, the Senior Supervisors Group (SSG), which is comprised of 10 regulatory bodies from seven countries, published a report examining the funding and liquidity issues central to the recent crisis. The report explores critical areas of risk management practice that the SSG feel warrant improvement across the financial services industry, including tackling firms’ fragmented…

GBST’s Shah Talks up New Corporate Actions Solution Launch for Broker Community

Following its rebrand under its parent company’s name in August, the vendor formerly known as Coexis, GBST, has decided to join the corporate actions vendor community. As one of a number of new entrants this year into this already fairly well populated market, GBST is attempting to set itself apart by tailoring its solution to…

RDR Poll This Month: How Has the Recession Impacted your Headcounts?

It is no secret that times are tough for most in the financial services community: budgets have been slashed and there have been many casualties of cost cutting exercises. But how has this impacted your data management teams and how does this compare to other firms out there? Much has been made of the importance…