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A Web of Complexity

By Martijn Groot, vice president of product management, Asset Control At the centre of financial services risk management and regulatory compliance is the convergence of data from a huge range of information silos, departments, product lines, customers and risk categories. Risk and finance are at the end of an extensive chain, examining the consolidated threads,…

Winners of the 2016 Data Management Review Awards

This year’s DMR awards ceremony was a tremendous event with 18 award winners, an entertaining address by guest speaker Mark Foster, one of Britain’s most decorated male swimmers, and a five-star lunch in the splendour of the Merchant Taylors’ Hall. A-Team Group CEO, Angela Wilbraham, and President, Andrew Delaney, hosted the event and were joined…

Data Management Summit London – Keynotes, Presentations, Panel Sessions, Round Tables and Champagne

Regulation topped the agenda at last week’s A-Team Group Data Management Summit, although it was followed closely by issues including the transformation of data to information, data lineage, utilities, Know Your Customer ( KYC) and client onboarding, data quality, operations models, data stewardship and more! Keynotes and Presentations Introduced by Andrew Delaney, chief content officer…

Solving the Outstanding Pain Points of Solvency II

Solvency II continues to trouble insurance firms and asset managers, with many insurers still using manual workarounds and struggling to get the fund look through element of the regulation right despite the elapse of nine months since the compliance deadline on January 1, 2016. The ongoing pain points and potential benefits of a successful Solvency…

Dates for your Diary – Data Management Review Events

As the summer season comes to an end and holiday makers return to their desks, here at Data Management Review we are working on an exciting programme of activities that we would like to invite you to take part in. We start the autumn season with a number of topical webinars covering issues including client…

Talking Intelligent Trading with Andrew Delaney: Post-Holiday Blues?

Feeling like I need a holiday after our ‘energetic’ family getaway to Greece, we are taking stock of the exciting programme of activities we’ve lined up for the ‘fall’ season here at Intelligent Trading Technology. Simply put, there is a lot going on. So I thought it would be useful to go over some of…

A-Team Data Management Summit Outlines Elements of Optimal Data Management

Organising for optimal data management, transformation challenges, operational models, data quality, emerging technologies, data governance and, of course, regulation were top agenda items at A-Team Group’s recent Data Management Summit in New York City. The first keynote speaker, David Luria, vice president, front office data intelligence programs at T. Rowe Price, set the scene for…

Asset Control Integrates Matlab with AC Plus Data Management Platform

Asset Control has integrated its AC Plus data management platform with MathWorks’ Matlab financial analytics language to bring data and financial models closer together and deliver more robust calculation and validation of risk factor and valuations data. The integration recognises the use of Matlab by many Asset Control customers and overcomes the need to move…

Kingland Systems Delivers Risk and Compliance Solutions Based on Data Science

Kingland Systems is building out its portfolio of data management solutions with a data diagnostics service designed to help users improve entity data quality, the implementation of cognitive technology to ease the burden of data management, and plans for a platform that will support the lifecycle of data. Kingland was founded in 1992 with a…

Regulation Review – Data Management Challenges of MiFID II

The compliance deadline for the European Union’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) may yet be pushed back a year to January 2018, but the need to tackle the data management challenges of MiFID II is immediate, whatever the European Commission’s final decision on deadlines. The regulation is much broader than the initial…