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Regulatory Data Handbook – Third Edition

Need to know all the essentials about the regulations impacting data management? Welcome to the third edition of our A-Team Regulatory Data Handbook which provides all the essentials about regulations impacting data management. A-Team’s series of Regulatory Data Handbooks are a great way to see at-a-glance: All the regulations that are impacting data management today…

A-Team Webinar Discusses Adoption of the Utility Model for Reference Data Management

The concept of a utility model for reference data management is beginning to turn into a reality, but views diverge on exactly how a utility should be built and the business benefits it can deliver. A recent A-Team Group webinar discussed adoption of the utility model, considering not only early solutions in the market, but…

Eagle Investment Systems Sets Out Growth Plans

Eagle Investment Systems, a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, is planning to build out its Access cloud technology platform with the addition of data centres hosting the solution in Europe and Asia Pacific to an existing data centre in the US. The company expects to open a European facility, most probably outside London, in June 2015…

LEI Regulatory Oversight Committee Names Leadership and Reprieves PSPG

The formation of a global legal entity identifier (LEI) system took a large step forward late last week when the first meeting of the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) took place in Toronto, taking over leadership and direction of the LEI initiative from the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and naming its leadership team. The meeting was…

Talking Reference Data with Andrew Delaney: LEI Progress Report 4

In a fourth progress note on the development of a global legal entity identifier (LEI) system, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) has named Switzerland as the likely home of the global LEI foundation that will operate the LEI system’s Central Operating Unit (COU). It also set out the preliminary criteria for the selection of a…

SNR Denton Helps First Data Obtain Approval from European Regulators for its Binding Corporate Rules for Data Privacy

SNR Denton has successfully helped First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, obtain approval from European Data Protection regulators for its Binding Corporate Rules for data privacy (BCRs). Today, the Information Commissioner’s Office granted authorisation of First Data’s BCRs, making it the eleventh company to obtain such authorization. First Data…

How Will the FSB’s Shadow Banking Taskforce Tackle the Data Standards Issue?

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has recently indicated that its shadow banking taskforce is working on some recommendations for strengthening the oversight of the non-bank systemically important sector, which will necessarily require these firms to provide detailed legal entity structural and hierarchical data to the regulatory community. But how will the community tackle the oversight…

Major Study Finds Rapid Adoption of Hosted Email Compliance

Financial institutions are rapidly moving to hosted email compliance and storage services to deal with increasing costs, risks and regulations, according to a study conducted by Forrester Consulting. The study was commissioned by Bloomberg Vault, a service that helps corporations globally meet compliance, regulatory and eDiscovery requirements. The poll of 187 executives with responsibility for…

JWG’s Di Giammarino Promotes European Input into US OFR Developments Via New GRIS Group

European firms need to collaborate with each other if they are to provide practical input to important regulatory driven standardisation efforts such as the development of a new legal entity identifier by the US Office of Financial Research (OFR), according to JWG’s CEO PJ Di Giammarino. In order to facilitate this transatlantic feedback process, JWG’s…

Rand Report Explores Conflict Between European Data Privacy Laws and E-discovery Requests

FTI Technology, the e-discovery business segment of global advisory firm FTI Consulting, today announced the availability of a RAND Europe report entitled “E-Discovery and Legal Frameworks Governing Privacy and Data Protection in European Countries.” The complimentary report, which is available for download at the FTI Technology site, provides guidance on a common challenge for multinational…