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Data Management Practitioners Take Increasingly Dynamic Approach to Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory compliance continues to be a burden for data management practitioners working in capital markets, but approaches are changing as firms move towards managing reference data once for as many regulations as possible, adopt a utility model to ease the burden, or look to regtech solutions to support reporting. The ongoing challenges of compliance were…

Data Management Summit Reviews the Regulatory Landscape

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit hosted in New York City on September 20, 2018, included a lively panel discussion on the regulatory landscape and the data management response for 2018 and beyond. Eschewing the doom and gloom of many conversations about regulatory compliance, the panel, moderated by Dessa Glasser, principal at Financial Risk Group and…

RegTech Summit Calls for Collaboration Between Vendors, Users and Regulators

A-Team Group’s RegTech Summit returned to London last week with an impressive line-up of keynote speakers, lively panel discussions and an innovative regtech showcase featuring four newcomers to the market. The event also hosted numerous sponsors exhibiting leading regtech solutions and was joined by over 200 capital markets participants keen to further their knowledge of,…

The Evolution of the Multi-Asset Class Trading Desk

By John Greenan, CEO, Alignment Systems Over the past 30 years, the buy-side trading desk has undergone a fundamental transformation, specifically in two linked areas: automation of high-touch and low-touch trading, and the rise of multi-asset class trading. Alignment Systems worked with FactSet to document this transformation with an eye on understanding where the industry…

Data Management Summit Discusses Digitalisation, Technology, Diversity and More!

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit hit an all-time high in New York City last week with a packed auditorium, buzzing exhibition hall, great line-up of speakers, market leading sponsors and interactive discussion throughout the day on how to deliver the next level of data management and business success. Keynote presentations Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation,…

Get Ready For RegTech

Get ready as the second annual A-Team Group RegTech Summits are fast approaching. Held in both London and New York, 2018 promises to be a bumper year as the aftermath of MiFID II, the upcoming FRTB, the chaos of GDPR and the opacity around CAT (to name just a few) create a raft of questions about the implications…

Bloomberg Eases Data Access and Reduces Costs with Enterprise Access Point

Bloomberg has responded to customer calls for easier access to data with Enterprise Access Point, an online platform that provides normalised reference, pricing, regulatory and historical datasets to Bloomberg data license holders. Following the launch of the platform last week, we caught up with Gerard Francis, global head of enterprise data at Bloomberg, to find…

Asset Control Adds ACX Cloud-Based Data Exploration and Distribution Platform

Asset Control has released ACX, a cloud-deployed delivery, storage and analytics platform designed to manage increasing data volumes, reduce infrastructure costs and provide business and technical users with easy access to data exploration. The platform is an additional module in the company’s AC Plus product family and includes open source technologies, although it is not…

Innovation Delivers Improved Trading Performance, Lower Costs and New Opportunities

Time series databases, predictive analytics, ultra-low latency network products, sophisticated algorithms and artificial intelligence are on the wish list of many trading firms looking for innovative technologies to improve trading architecture and support high performance trading. They do, however, come with challenges, cost implications and the need for management buy-in. Speaking on a recent A-Team Group…

Tackling the TRIM Challenge – How Banks Can Get their Data Quality Processes up to Scratch

By Martijn Groot, Vice President of Product Management, Asset Control The Targeted Review of Internal Models (TRIM) is underway and significantly impacting banks across the eurozone. TRIM is an initiative of the European Central Bank (ECB), designed to assess whether the internal risk assessment models used by banks supervised by the ECB, comply with regulatory…