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GLEIF continues LEI push with mapping of S&P Global Company ID to the identifier

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) continues to promote use of the LEI through a collaboration with S&P Global Market Intelligence that certifies the mapping of the S&P Global Company ID to the LEI. GLEIF says links like this increase the value of the LEI by extending its connectivity to the world’s entity identifier…

Alveo expands data partnership with SIX

Alveo, a cloud-based market data integration, analytics and Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) solutions provider, has expanded its global data coverage and feed integrations with the addition of new content from SIX, including sentiment indicators, tax, and regulatory risk data. SIX data sets covering global security master and historical pricing data are already available to users of Alveo’s…

Back to Front: How Back-Office Data Provides Invaluable Front-Office Insights

By Tim Lind, Managing Director, DTCC Data Services. The capital markets industry has invested billions of dollars to automate back-office processes from trade confirmation all the way through clearing and settlement. The automation business case has typically been based on headcount savings and operational efficiencies, such as scaling operations for higher volumes, effective exception management,…

GLEIF and Swift Reduce Cost of Reconciling Counterparty Data with Certified Mapping of MIC to LEI

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has expanded its collaboration with Swift by providing certification for the mapping of Swift’s Market Identifier Code (MIC) to the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI). The resulting open source file will enable market participants that use GLEIF and/or Swift data to link and cross-reference key entity identifiers free of…

NeoXam Plans Growth and Global Expansion on Brink of €100 Million Investment

Asset management software provider NeoXam is on the brink of raising more than €100 million from French investment company Eurazeo. If the agreed investment is secured, Eurazeo’s small-mid buyout team will take a majority shareholding in NeoXam, with other investors including the company’s founder Serge Delpla and its management team led by Florent Fabre. Previous…

Making the Case for Master Data Management

Master data management (MDM) is not a new concept for capital markets participants, but it can be an effective approach to data management when financial institutions face rising costs of ingesting, holding and using data, or when they restructure. Its benefits include streamlining workflows, reducing input error, lowering costs and unlocking the full value of…

Qlik Releases Cloud Data Integration Enabling Enterprise Data Fabric

Qlik, a provider of real-time data integration and analytics to industry sectors including financial services, has released Qlik Cloud Data Integration. The solution offers an enterprise integration platform as a service (eiPaaS) and is designed to support data strategy by leveraging a real-time data integration fabric that connects all enterprise applications and data sources to…

GLEIF Extends LEI Validation Agent Scheme with Sparkasse Bank Malta and Diligencia

The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has added two validation agents to the Global Legal Entity Identifier System, bringing the global total of agents able to provide their clients with LEIs to 10. The additions are Sparkasse Bank Malta, a European bank offering corporate and private banking, investment, and custody services; and Diligencia, a…

KYC Hub Launches OpsFlow for Automated Client Onboarding

Due diligence and compliance automation specialist KYC Hub has released a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) based platform to streamline client onboarding across a wide range of industries including financial services. OpsFlow aims to reduce complexity in the onboarding process by offering access to hundreds of global verification types through a single solution, allowing workflow and…

Refinitiv Releases Low-Code/No-Code Solution for Digital Customer Onboarding

Refinitiv, an LSEG business, has introduced a secure and personalised digital customer onboarding solution that enables financial firms to verify an individual’s identity information and documents in real time, conduct remote biometric checks, and cross reference a series of disparate data sets, such as residential addresses and sanction lists, to verify bank accounts. The onboarding…