As reported in Reference Data Review‘s sister title A-Team IQ this quarter, buy side focused EDM vendor Citadel has a new investor and CEO – Peter Little. Little’s arrival follows the departure of former managing director Jean Williams, after a disagreement between her and the other Citadel directors about the future direction of the company. Little has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial technology industry. He was co-founder and managing director of Braid Systems, the provider of EAI and secure messaging technology that was acquired by Nasdaq-listed Mercator in 1999. Since then Little has held a number of roles including interim CEO at middleware vendor Dovetail Systems and chairman of software house Singularity. He has also been an active investor and board member of various firms including UK treasury, securities and derivatives software vendor City Networks and Whittaker & Garnier – a provider of CRM software to the hedge fund industry.
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Upcoming Webinar: Entity identification and client lifecycle management – How financial institutions can drive $4 billion in cost savings
Date: 21 January 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes A new model in Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) issuance has created significant opportunities for financial institutions to capitalise on their KYC and AML due diligence. By becoming Validation Agents and obtaining LEIs on behalf of their clients, financial institutions...
In pursuit of data collaboration and standardisation across capital markets, the Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS) and Goldman Sachs have released Legend, the bank’s flagship data management and data governance platform. The source code for five of the platform’s modules is available from FINOS. Goldman Sachs contributed its PURE logical modelling language and Alloy platform...
Data Management Summit USA Virtual will explore how sell side and buy side financial institutions are navigating the global crisis and adapting their data strategies to manage in today’s new normal environment.
Entity data management has historically been a rather overlooked area of the reference data landscape, but with the increase focus on managing risk, the industry is finally taking notice. It is now generally agreed to be critical to every financial institution; although the rewards for investment in entity data management appear to be rather small,...