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Bloomberg Releases Price Transparency Data Solution for SEC Rule 2a-5

Bloomberg has released a price transparency data solution aimed at helping clients tackle the regulatory challenges presented by SEC Rule 2a-5’s requirements for readily available market quotations. The solution is powered by BVAL, Bloomberg’s evaluated pricing service, and is available to BVAL customers ahead of the compliance data of 8 September, 2022 for new SEC…

Toward a Modern Data Fabric for Capital Markets

By Gary West, General Manager, EMEA, Yellowbrick. Every financial institution I talk to is re-considering some aspect of their data infrastructure. Renewal is of course an ever-present feature of the financial technology landscape with firms racing to compete. However, current conversations feel different. When it comes to data, the subject turns quickly away from discrete…

Join Us on the Journey to Data Democratisation

Data democratisation is a desirable destination for many capital markets firms – but exactly how do you get there, what will you find on arrival, and what are the hazards along the way? These questions and more will be addressed during an A-Team Group webinar on 7 June, Enabling data democratisation with trusted and well…

MarkLogic Revitalises Roadmap with Smartlogic Integration and Entry into ESG Market

MarkLogic has taken significant steps since its October 2020 acquisition by Vector Capital, a private equity firm investing in established technology businesses. Among them are the acquisition and ongoing integration of Smartlogic, provider of a semantic AI platform that contextualises complex information; a move into the ESG market; and a revitalised roadmap. MarkLogic acquired Smartlogic…

ESG Data Handbook 2022

The ESG landscape is changing faster than anyone could have imagined even five years ago. With tens of trillions of dollars expected to have been committed to sustainable assets by the end of the decade, it’s never been more important for financial institutions of all sizes to stay abreast of changes in the ESG data…

Recorded Webinar: Modernising Data Infrastructures: Challenges and opportunities of managing complex financial data and analytics in hybrid and multi-cloud environments

As they forge ahead with their digital transformation programs, financial institutions are finding that the internal platforms they use to manage complex data sets for trading, investment, risk, and compliance are no longer fit for purpose. The ongoing shift toward cloud hosting is forcing practitioners to manage the transition from deeply entrenched legacy platforms to…

Bloomberg Releases New Common Data Format for LEIs

Bloomberg has released the common data format 3.1 (CDF 3.1) for Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs). The latest CDF published by the Global LEI Foundation includes six entity category data fields that depict the type of legal entity, such as investment fund or government entity, as well as residential government entities, types of fund relationships and…

DSB Opens Annual Consultation on OTC ISIN and CFI Service Provision

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has opened its annual consultation on OTC ISIN and CFI service provision for 2023. The consultation paper is published on the DSB website with responses open until 5 pm UTC, Monday 30 May 2022. A final report will be published on Thursday 30 June 2022. The consultation focuses on topics…

Machine-Executable Regulations Promise Improved Data Quality and Efficiency in Reporting

Ensuring data quality for regulatory reporting is an ongoing headache for many financial institutions, but solutions that could ease the pain are emerging. We talk to Sassan Danesh, a member of the Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) management team, about approaches to regulatory data quality issues using machine-executable validation rules ahead of his keynote at next…

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit is Back in Town – Don’t Miss It!

A-Team Group will be live in London on Wednesday 11 May hosting its renowned Data Management Summit – and you are invited. This year’s London event will push the boundaries, with leading data practitioners, innovators and vendors covering everything from data-driven business strategy to data monetisation, perpetual KYC, data fabric, ESG data, value-added data governance,…