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Bloomberg Wins A-Team Group Award for Most Innovative ESG Data Solution

Bloomberg has won the award for Most Innovative ESG Data Solution in A-Team Group’s Innovation Awards 2022. The awards celebrate innovative projects and teams across vendor and practitioner communities that make use of new and emerging technologies to deliver high-value solutions for financial institutions in capital markets. Bloomberg’s ESG data solution was selected as a…

GLEIF Names Rubix Data Sciences as First LEI Validation Agent in India

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) expects use of the LEI to expand in India following the appointment of Rubix Data Sciences as the first Indian-based validation agent within the Global LEI System. The validation agent will support increasing regulatory demand for organisations to obtain LEIs, as well as SMEs that find it difficult…

The Transformation of Data Management

By Justin Llewellyn-Jones, head of capital markets for North America at Broadridge. Complexity in data and data management is like a fault line running through the organizations and strategies of capital markets firms. It consumes resources, introduces dangerous risks, and limits firms’ ability to capitalize on artificial intelligence and other new technologies. For that reason,…

DTCC Replaces Benchmarks Service with ITP Data Analytics for Operational Performance

DTCC has updated its Institutional Trade Processing (ITP) service with ITP Data Analytics, a service including analytical tools that allow broker/dealers and investment managers to measure and compare their operational performance against counterparties, industry standards and peers. ITP Data Analytics replaces DTCC’s legacy Benchmarks service. It consumes underlying daily transaction activity from DTCC’s post-trade central…

Encompass Plans Global Growth Acceleration Following £25 Million Funding Round

Encompass, a provider of automated Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, has completed a capital raise of £25 million. The funds will be used to accelerate global growth, particularly in the US where the company opened its first office in New York in October 2021, and in Europe where an office was recently opened in Amsterdam….

SmartStream Combines Air, RDU to Offer Comprehensive Transaction Reporting for MiFID II

SmartStream Technologies has combined its SmartStream RDU reference data utility with its SmartStream Air (Artificial Intelligence Reconciliations) solution to create a new offering that provides regulated entities with comprehensive reporting capabilities for MiFID II. The new solution – Transaction Reporting Reconciliation and Reporting Decision Control – aims to address regulators’ growing requirement for completeness and accuracy…

Recorded Webinar: How to optimise the business value of your data using agile data governance

Data governance is transforming from a risk management and compliance tool with limited and prescriptive controls, to a solution that can help you optimise the business value of your data. In this role, data governance must scale to manage rising volumes of data, more and different data types, and changing user requirements, while continuing to…

Derivatives Service Bureau Sets Timeline for 2022 OTC ISIN Consultation

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has set out the timeline for the 2022 industry consultation related to 2023 OTC ISIN and CFI service provision. The OTC ISIN consultation paper will be published on 29 April 2022, with industry being able to respond until 5pm UTC on 30 May 2022. The final results of the consultation…

Recorded Webinar: FRTB: What still needs to be done before the global deadline of January 2023?

While implementation of Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation has been delayed twice for reasons first of complexity and second of the coronavirus pandemic, the final deadline of January 1, 2023 is less than a year away. For banks in scope of the regulation, the time to put necessary risk infrastructure and data…

Mining the Value of Data through Agile Data Governance

Agile data governance frameworks are presenting financial institutions with valuable new ways to use their data and respond swiftly to the changing demands placed upon it. They are also offering deeper insights into firms’ own operations, helping them to identify and eliminate emerging risks, shortening time to market and streamlining decision making. While the common…