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Upcoming Webinar: Approaches to ESG data for the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

Date: 14 July 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) outlines extensive rules designed to ensure transparency across sustainable financial markets. It also demands huge volumes of non-financial ESG data to be sourced, managed and governed, some of which is difficult to…

Upcoming Webinar: Best Practices for Building High-Performance Data Infrastructures

Date: 23 June 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes The requirement for high-performance data systems to support trading analytics for hedge funds, high-frequency trading firms and electronic liquidity providers is well established. But the explosion in Big Data over the past several years has expanded the scope of…

ESGi Embeds LEI in ESG Regulatory Reporting Platform

ESGi, a provider of trusted ESG data for the investment industry, has embedded Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) into its platform, taking advantage of the ISIN to LEI link initiated by the Global LEI Foundation (GLIEF) and helping buy-side firms identify which companies products are exposed to. The ESGi platform has been developed as a company…

Data Management Summit: Adapting to Changing Regulations

The fast-changing nature of regulatory reporting is placing ever-increasing burdens on financial institutions that must decide how to onboard and manage the data necessary for compliance. The challenges don’t end there – firms must also decide whether they invest in the infrastructure to manage those new obligations or outsource to service providers, with the loss…

GoldenSource Plans Product Innovation Following Acquisition by Gemspring Capital

GoldenSource is planning to innovate its enterprise data management (EDM) and master data management (MDM) solutions, and accelerate global growth following its acquisition by Gemspring Capital. Product innovation will include building and buying adjacent solutions to the EDM platform. GoldenSource CEO John Eley, describes the acquisition as a strategic investment in the company’s growth. He…

Snowflake and Pure Storage Partner to Increase Control of On-Premise Data and Support Journey to Cloud

Snowflake has partnered Pure Storage to develop a solution that will increase data accessibility and control for customers with on-premise data. The solution will use Pure’s FlashBlade high performance unified file and object platform to allow analyses of multiple data sources on the platform with the Snowflake data cloud while keeping data local. A public…

Toward a Modern Data Fabric for Capital Markets

By Gary West, General Manager, EMEA, Yellowbrick. Every financial institution I talk to is re-considering some aspect of their data infrastructure. Renewal is of course an ever-present feature of the financial technology landscape with firms racing to compete. However, current conversations feel different. When it comes to data, the subject turns quickly away from discrete…

MarkLogic Revitalises Roadmap with Smartlogic Integration and Entry into ESG Market

MarkLogic has taken significant steps since its October 2020 acquisition by Vector Capital, a private equity firm investing in established technology businesses. Among them are the acquisition and ongoing integration of Smartlogic, provider of a semantic AI platform that contextualises complex information; a move into the ESG market; and a revitalised roadmap. MarkLogic acquired Smartlogic…

Recorded Webinar: Modernising Data Infrastructures: Challenges and opportunities of managing complex financial data and analytics in hybrid and multi-cloud environments

As they forge ahead with their digital transformation programs, financial institutions are finding that the internal platforms they use to manage complex data sets for trading, investment, risk, and compliance are no longer fit for purpose. The ongoing shift toward cloud hosting is forcing practitioners to manage the transition from deeply entrenched legacy platforms to…

Refinitiv Makes Quant Data Available on Snowflake Data Cloud

Refinitiv, an LSEG business, has made its quantitative data available on Snowflake’s financial services data cloud, allowing asset managers and hedge funds to access the data alongside existing vendor and proprietary data on the Snowflake data cloud. The Refinitiv data includes a repository of 60-plus financial data sets, quantitative alpha models and other third-party and…