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Upcoming Webinar: How to maximise the use of data standards and identifiers beyond compliance and in the interests of the business

Date: 18 July 2024 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Data standards and identifiers have become common currency in regulatory compliance, bringing with them improved transparency, efficiency and data quality in reporting. They also contribute to automation. But their value does not end here, with data standards and identifiers…

Recorded Webinar: ESG data sourcing and management to meet your ESG strategy, objectives and timeline

ESG data plays a key role in research, fund product development, fund selection, asset selection, performance tracking, and client and regulatory reporting, yet it is not always easy to source and manage in a complete, transparent and timely manner. This webinar will review the state-of-play on ESG data, consider the challenges of sourcing and managing…

Better Data, Better Business: Combat Identity-Related Fraud with the LEI

By Clare Rowley, Head of Business Operations at the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). The global economy is wrestling with never-before-seen levels of identity-related fraud. Cybercrime costs in the US reached an estimated $320 billion as of 2023, according to Statista. Between 2017 and 2023, this figure has seen a significant increase of over…

Webinar Preview: ESG Data Management Challenge of New Sourcing Landscape

Financial institutions face a new set of ESG data management challenges even though data sourcing has become easier as the sustainability sector has matured. While more data is available to firms, thanks to a combination of new reporting regulations and standardisation of disclosure frameworks, the increasing variety of information needed and the volumes in which…

SmartStream Adds Exchange Notification Services to Reference Data Utility

SmartStream Technologies, provider of the Reference Data Utility (RDU), has released an Exchange Notification Service (ENS) designed to track, consolidate and normalise reference data notifications published by exchanges. The service was developed in partnership with clients and extends the services of the RDU, which offers a managed service for vendor-sourced reference data. With more than…

The Hidden Cost of Bad Data – Why Accuracy Pays Off

By Ariel Junqueira-DeGarcia, Strategy and Technology Leader at Broadridge. In the financial world, data is king. But many argue that firms are dangerously reliant on data they inadequately understand, unknowingly wielding a double-edged sword that can just as easily enrich as it can erode. This article pulls back the curtain on the murky world of…

BNP Paribas Becomes First EU G-SIB to Join GLEIF Validation Agent Programme

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) continues to build out the Global LEI System (GLEIS) with the addition of BNP Paribas as a Validation Agent. The addition of BNP Paribas marks the first global systemically important bank (G-SIB) headquartered in the EU to join the Validation Agent programme. Most recently, the GLEIF added Nord…

A-Team Group Names Winners of Innovation Awards 2024

A-Team Group has named the winners of its prestigious Innovation Awards 2024. 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 with a focus on data management, trading technology, RegTech or ESG. This year’s…

CUSIP Global Services Adds AI Search Functionality to CGS CUSIP Access

CUSIP Global Services (CGS) has added AI-powered search functionality to CGS CUSIP Access allowing users to perform advanced searches using plain text and eliminating the need to enter values into separate boxes in an advanced search window. The AI search tool uses a large language model (LLM), the GPT-4 model provided by Microsoft Azure OpenAI…

European Firms Ready for Next Week’s UPI Regulatory Reporting Deadline

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has released data on industry readiness for European Unique Product Identifier (UPI) regulatory reporting requirements that are part of EU EMIR Refit regulations. The EU will implement UPI reporting from 29 April 2024, the second G20 jurisdiction to do so following the US that went live from 29 January 2024,…