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A-Team Webinar Discusses the Challenges and Opportunities of Risk Data Management

Risk data management has become a focus for many financial institutions, not only as a means to comply with incoming regulations, but also as the basis of business benefits ranging from reacting quickly to deteriorating situations to optimising capital requirements and cutting operational costs. A recent A-Team Group webinar discussed the growing importance of risk…

Recorded Webinar: Risk Data Analytics

This webinar has passed, but you can view the recording by registering here. How is data being managed and fed into analytics to improve risk management today? In this webinar we explore: During this session we will discover how; Incoming regulations, from BCBS 239 to the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book and Solvency II,…

Getting to Grips with Risk Data: The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book

By Zoe Schiff If you thought BCBS 239 would be a challenge, you should take a look at the proposals currently being formulated as part of the Basel group’s Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB). Happily, this will be part of what we’ll be talking about next Tuesday, when A-Team hosts a webinar on…

Asset Control Adds Risk Data Management Component to AC Plus Platform

Asset Control has added a risk data management component designed to help risk managers improve risk data governance to its AC Plus data management platform. Called AC Risk Data Manager, the component uses the underlying data management platform to integrate risk data from across an organisation and allows risk managers to view and manage risk…

Regulatory Data Handbook 2014

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the A-Team Regulatory Data Handbook. We trust you’ll find this guide a useful addition to the resources at your disposal as you navigate the maze of emerging regulations that are making ever more strenuous reporting demands on financial institutions everywhere. In putting the Handbook together, our rationale has been…

Opinion: A Bite-Sized Approach to IBOR

Paul Westgate, product manager, Linedata Much has been written over the past couple of years on the subject of IBOR – the Investment Book of Records. These discussions tend to focus, quite rightly, on the benefits of an IBOR, inferring that a true IBOR solution exists today. Can firms move from inadequate present day systems…

Q&A: Dell’s Bob Barris on the ABCD of Big Data Analytics

Combining its server, storage and networking hardware with open source and partner software, and professional services, Dell is shaping up to be an IT heavyweight in the big data space. We tapped Dell VP of sales for financial services Bob Barris to explain the company’s offering, and he responded that it’s as easy as ABC…

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…

Focus on: Basel II and Data Management

Basel II and its requirements for measuring operational and credit risk is one of the key drivers behind the need to accurate and timely reference data. The following is an edited extract of an article written by Dr Urs Bischof, head of VDF engineering at Telekurs Financial and featured in Telekurs’ realtime customer magazine The…