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Etrading and ITSA Create Task Force to Discuss Digital Token Identifier Issuance Process

Etrading Software, acting as exclusive registration authority for ISO standard 24165 digital token identifiers (DTIs), and the International Token Standardization Association (ITSA), a non-profit organisation aiming at setting market standards for the global token economy, have created a joint task force to identify synergies in the issuance processes of both the DTI and the International…

GLEIF Adds Two Validation Agents in Drive to Increase Global LEI Adoption

The Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF) has added two validation agents to its LEI issuance scheme in recent weeks, easing adoption of the identifier and extending its reach in Africa. The foundation has also published its 2020 annual report, noting a rise in LEI numbers and a 2021 focus on the validation agent role introduced in…

SS&C Expands APAC Customer Base with Win at KIM Vietnam Fund Management

KIM Vietnam Fund Management (KIM Vietnam) has selected SS&C Technologies’ Eze order management system to support its operations. The fund manager was established in October 2020 and manages eight investment funds from Korea, Japan and Europe. Most recently, it expanded with the launch of new funds in Vietnam. “We were looking for an experienced investment…

Sova Capital Selects Appway for Onboarding and KYC Refresh

Sova Capital has selected Appway, a provider of workflow orchestration, to provide solutions for a digital onboarding and KYC refresh. Sova will streamline its workflows using Appway’s Onboarding for Wealth, KYC and Regulatory Review solutions, and will support direct client interactions with Appway’s Client Engagement Hub. Sova Capital is an FCA authorised and regulated broker…

ROC and DSB Sign Memorandum of Agreement on Governance of Unique Product Identifier

The Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) and Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) have finalised a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the implementation of governance arrangements for the globally harmonised Unique Product Identifier (UPI). In October 2019, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published governance arrangements for the UPI, outlining the governance framework and criteria for the UPI system….

Bloomberg Offers Market-Implied Probability of Default Product to Enterprise Data and Terminal Clients

Bloomberg has made its Market-Implied Probability of Default (MIPD) product, a market-driven creditworthiness indicator, available to both Enterprise Data and Bloomberg Terminal clients globally. MIPD enables clients to incorporate creditworthiness metrics within existing workflows for a more holistic approach to credit risk management. The product provides clients with a highly responsive, transparent, daily credit risk…

DTCC Increases Transparency of Credit Default Swaps Market with Upgraded CDS Kinetics Platform

DTCC has enhanced its CDS Kinetics data platform to support demand for more transparency into the credit default swaps (CDS) market within the over-the-counter derivatives space. The platform provides position data on CDS sourced from DTCC’s Trade Information Warehouse including notional outstanding, net notional, and trading volume metrics on securities including single-name, index, and index…

Sponsored Blog: The Complexities of Shareholding Disclosure

Complex shareholder disclosure regulations, especially where assets are held across jurisdictions, can quickly translate into a significant headache for asset managers and institutional investors alike. Secure access to the right data and analytics can mean the difference between compliance and a breach of regulations. About shareholding disclosure Shareholding disclosure regulations have been designed to protect…

RBC Wealth Management US Selects Broadridge Platform for Technology Transformation

RBC Wealth Management-U.S. has selected Broadridge Financial Solutions wealth management platform to power its growing US business. The selection is part of a multi-year technology transformation at the wealth management firm and is the latest in a series of investments in tools and services. The firm will also migrate to Broadridge’s next-generation asset servicing platform….

NeoXam Challenges Cost of Data with Savings Strategies, Software Solutions and Kalaxis Partnership

NeoXam has responded to client calls for help to manage the cost of data with a value proposition offering five savings strategies, tools to monitor and adjust data sourcing and spending, and most recently, a partnership with data cost optimisation consultancy Kalaxis. The company’s move to enable clients to not only manage their data, but…