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RIMES Offers Insight into Benchmarks and Indexes with Index Identifier Service

RIMES has responded to customer requests for a simplified process to gain insight into benchmarks and indexes with RIMES Technologies Index Identifier (RTID). The service is designed to address issues around identifying and tracking the huge variety of identifiers used by index providers and front-office information platforms such as Bloomberg Tickers and Reuters RICs. RTID…

UK Sanctions Regime Increases Complexity and Cost of Compliance

The post-Brexit UK sanctions regime has added complexity to compliance, changes in financial institutions’ appetite for risk, and increased costs for multinational firms that must comply with both EU and UK sanctions regulation. These issues and more will be addressed at next week’s A-Team Group webinar on The post-Brexit UK sanctions regime – how to…

Kingland Plans Geographic, Product and Team Growth Following Private Equity Investment

Kingland Systems is planning to extend its geographic reach, expand use cases of its cloud-based data management, automation and discovery platform, and grow its team following a minority investment in the company by private equity investment firm Abry Partners. While maintaining its focus on capital markets, Kingland also plans to move into additional market sectors….

Meeting ESG Demand – How this New Kind of Data Delivers Competitive Edge

By Stef Nielen, Strategic Business Development, Alveo. Buy-side financial firms are increasingly looking to tap into alternative data sets, including rapidly emerging environmental, social and governance (ESG) data to give them a competitive edge. There are several drivers behind this. First, regulation, and the European Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) in particular, forces funds to…

Meet-the-Team Series:
Leigh Hill, Marketing Operations Manager

This week’s edition of our Meet-the-Team series focuses on our self-proclaimed “Jack-of-all-Trades” Leigh Hill; A-Team Group’s Marketing Operations Manager. Nearly six years ago, Leigh joined the team and hasn’t looked back! Her working life started out in sales administration, transitioned to a sales and marketing role and from there she caught the marketing bug. Her…

Element22 Outlines The Data Challenges and Business Opportunities of SFDR Compliance

With the first deadline of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) fast approaching on 10 March 2021, is your organisation data ready for compliance, what data management challenges are you facing, and how can these be overcome? Still more, how prepared is your organisation for the next deadline on 30 June 2021, and the…

Refinitiv Builds out MarketPsych Analytics with ESG Offer, Rebrands MarketPsych Indices

Refinitiv is building out its portfolio of ESG solutions with the addition of MarketPsych ESG Analytics, an analytics tool that provides numerical ESG insights on companies and countries based on news and social media monitoring. The analytics tool extends a long relationship between Refinitiv and MarketPsych, a provider of data feeds based on the application…

How to Manage Dual Sanctions Compliance Post Brexit Addition of UK Regime to EU Regulation

Brexit created a number of regulatory compliance challenges for financial institutions in the UK, not least a change to sanctions regulation that is set out in the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018, and is fundamentally different to EU sanctions regulation. If your organisation falls within scope of the new UK sanctions regime or both…

Behind the Scenes at Solidatus Following £14 Million Series A Funding

Having reported on Solidatus’ £14 million Series A funding last week, this week we go behind the scenes to talk to the company’s founders Philip Dutton and Philip Miller about their business philosophy, ambitions for Solidatus, and the challenges and opportunities of working with investors and growing the company through lockdown. After careers in financial…

SIX Releases ESG Indices for Swiss Equity And Bond Markets

SIX has drawn on data sources including the independent Swiss sustainability rating agency Inrate to offer two ESG indices for equities based on the Swiss Performance Index (SPI) and 20 ESG indices for bonds based on the Swiss Bond Index (SBI). Inrate has developed an ESG Impact Rating solution that measures positive and negative impacts…