The Financial Information Services Division (FISD) of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has named Tom Davin, formerly of Nasdaq, as acting head, following the dismissal of long-time director Mike Atkin, who left last month after a bust-up with SIIA chief Ken Wasch. Davin left Nasdaq after his role was taken by an incoming Brut executive. The FISD oversees the Reference Data Coalition (Redoc) and MDDL standards work.
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FISD Ousts Atkin, Installs Nasdaq’s Davin
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Now in its 6th year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
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