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Do Banks Really Have their Data Houses in Order Ahead of Dividends Season?

By Annelotte De Nanassy, Senior Product Manager, SIX. With dividends season just around the corner, how many financial institutions can truly say they have full confidence in their ability to handle a sharp increase in corporate actions efficiently? The cyclical nature of dividend payments, updated several times in their lifecycle, means constant monitoring is required…

SIX Partners with Crux Informatics to Streamline Data Access

Swiss financial data giant SIX has partnered with Crux Informatics to provide a brand-new managed market data solution to remove unnecessary implementation and management pressure for buy-side companies. Crux will integrate SIX’s Valordata Feed (VDF), which covers 29.7 million instruments for pricing, corporate actions reference data as well as compliance and regulatory data. The partnership…

Market Volatility – What’s the Impact on Profit & Loss and Independent Pricing Valuation?

By Charlie Brown, former head of Head of IPV at Lloyds Banking Group, now Head of Market & Risk Solutions at GoldenSource. The recent market volatility has emphasized the need for transparency in the processes that generate the profit and loss (P&L) and capital charges that impact bank balance sheets. In particular there is increased scrutiny…

COVID-19: Regulator Round-up

In these days of unprecedented economic pressure and accompanying financial volatility, regulators around the world are realigning their priorities and rapidly shifting their strategies to support institutions through the ongoing crisis. In this regular weekly feature, we keep you up to date on the latest regulatory news, responses and approaches – from deadline delays to…

NeoXam Partners With ICE on Pricing, Reference Data

Financial software firm NeoXam, which specialists in transaction software solutions, has integrated ICE Data Services’ pricing and reference data into its Enterprise Data Management (EDM solution). The new partnership will give NeoXam customers access to pricing, fixed income evaluated prices, reference data and corporate actions from ICE Data Services. The data will be available through…

Not So Harmonious After All: Accommodating AnaCredit’s Maturing Requirements

By Frederic Bernard, Manager EMEA Capital & Credit, AxiomSL. In response to the credit crisis, the European Central Bank (ECB) launched the Analytical Credit Dataset (AnaCredit) project in 2011 to create a harmonized database and framework of rules regarding the credit exposure of credit institutions and other loan-providing financial firms. Yet since the inception of…

Are You Up to Speed on Data Quality?

Bad data affects time, cost, customer service, cripples decision making and reduces firms’ ability to comply with regulations. With so much at stake, how can financial services organisations improve the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of their data? “Growing data volumes and diversity mean that central IT departments struggle to keep up with increasing demands to…

CSDR – The Clock is Ticking…

The Central Securities Depository Regulation (CSDR), first published way back in 2014, is finally on its way in – and although final implementation may be delayed from September 2020 to February 2021, that doesn’t take away from its status as one of the biggest data management challenges for financial institutions this year. The new regulation…

Welcome to DMS Virtual – A Groundbreaking Model for Today’s New Normal

Events have overtaken us this week (so to speak), and while we have put tremendous effort into our Data Management Summit this year, it became apparent that due to health and safety concerns in addition to event attendance restrictions for many participants, our live event will no longer be able to go ahead tomorrow. However,…

Regulatory Equivalence: How Brexit Could Trigger Better Risk Exposure Modelling

By Volker Lainer, VP of Product Management, GoldenSource. When it comes to the future relationship of EU/UK financial services, alignment has been touched on regularly by policy makers and the UK has begun a series of assessments for its post-Brexit vision for financial services. Either way, the EU has ruled out access unless the UK…