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Upcoming Webinar: Taking a holistic approach to buy-side data management

Date: 7 February 2023 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes As data volumes and complexity continue to increase, buy-side data management is at an inflection point. Manual processes and data siloes are no longer fit for purpose, and firms need to take a more holistic approach to data management…

Upcoming Webinar: Solving the operations talent crisis

Date: 26 January 2023 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes With financial services in the grip of the Great Resignation, operations – a function which has always found recruitment and retention of talent difficult – is facing challenging times. Business growth is a must, but with scaling comes the…

Back to Front: How Back-Office Data Provides Invaluable Front-Office Insights

By Tim Lind, Managing Director, DTCC Data Services. The capital markets industry has invested billions of dollars to automate back-office processes from trade confirmation all the way through clearing and settlement. The automation business case has typically been based on headcount savings and operational efficiencies, such as scaling operations for higher volumes, effective exception management,…

Rate of Annual Sanctions Growth Nears 15%, According to Refinitiv Report

The Russia-Ukraine war has caused rapid sanctions inflation since March in several autonomous sanctions programs, contributing to a sanctions inflation rate of 14.6% year on year, according to London Stock Exchange Group’s Refinitiv Global Sanctions Index (GSI). Refinitiv’s annual GSI white paper, the second edition of which was released last week, measures and analyses rising…

NeoXam Plans Growth and Global Expansion on Brink of €100 Million Investment

Asset management software provider NeoXam is on the brink of raising more than €100 million from French investment company Eurazeo. If the agreed investment is secured, Eurazeo’s small-mid buyout team will take a majority shareholding in NeoXam, with other investors including the company’s founder Serge Delpla and its management team led by Florent Fabre. Previous…

Making the Case for Master Data Management

Master data management (MDM) is not a new concept for capital markets participants, but it can be an effective approach to data management when financial institutions face rising costs of ingesting, holding and using data, or when they restructure. Its benefits include streamlining workflows, reducing input error, lowering costs and unlocking the full value of…

Recorded Webinar: Best practices for creating an effective data quality control framework

Data quality is critical to capital markets processes from identifying counterparties to building customer relationships, regulatory reporting, and ultimately improving the bottom line. It can also be extremely difficult to achieve. One solution is a data quality control framework that includes an automated and systematic process that monitors the state of data quality and ensures…

GLEIF Extends LEI Validation Agent Scheme with Sparkasse Bank Malta and Diligencia

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has added two validation agents to the Global Legal Entity Identifier System, bringing the global total of agents able to provide their clients with LEIs to 10. The additions are Sparkasse Bank Malta, a European bank offering corporate and private banking, investment, and custody services; and Diligencia, a…

The Business Case for Master Data Management Transition Within Financial Institutions

Master data management ensures the creation of a “single source of truth” of information for banks and financial institutions that not only provides that the data remains intact but also makes it available and useable across the entire enterprise. Once the information foundation of golden data is established with MDM, the data can be used…

KYC Hub Launches OpsFlow for Automated Client Onboarding

Due diligence and compliance automation specialist KYC Hub has released a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) based platform to streamline client onboarding across a wide range of industries including financial services. OpsFlow aims to reduce complexity in the onboarding process by offering access to hundreds of global verification types through a single solution, allowing workflow and…