A number of suppliers of business entity identifiers got together to tout their wares to a small assembled crowd of practitioner firms in London earlier this month under the ISITC banner. Although there is an ISO process underway for a naming convention related to International Business Entity Identifiers (IBEI), this is a slow process and it may at least a year or two before any fruits of this labour are seen. Institutions still need a solution to the ever-growing problem of entity identifiers for regulatory purposes (KYC and AML for example), and no one believes the market will support just a single supplier. Instead, the aim is to encourage vendors to talk to each other and hope for agreement on contentious issues. As such presentations were given by firms including Accenture, Asset Control, Azimuth’s Azdex (reportedly teaming up with Deutsche Borse), Cicada’s Counterparty Link, Coexis, Dun & Bradstreet, Oracle, Standard & Poor’s, and others. Some firms declined to present their offerings with other competitors in the room, or were not ready in time. Companies including Adsatis’ CreditDimensions, IBM, London Stock Exchange and SunGard did not present. According to several attendees, however, it is not clear what direction ISITC intends to take to follow up on this meeting.
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Date: 22 October 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Increasing cost, complexity and regulatory change continue to challenge firms implementing client onboarding and Know Your Customer (KYC) systems. With an effective strategy and a clearly defined pathway, it’s possible to gain a valuable competitive advantage whilst meeting those all-important compliance requirements....
Cloud and cognitive specialist Mphasis has launched a brand new strategic partnership with the UK’s iMeta Technologies, a provider of onboarding, client lifecycle and master data management software and services, to deliver a next generation onboarding model for the UK and Europe that aims to disrupt the traditional KYC market through the use of AI....
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.
High-profile and punitive penalties handed out to large financial institutions for non-compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations have catapulted entity data management up the business agenda. So, too, have industry and government reports on the staggering sums of money laundered on a global basis. Less apparent, but equally important, are...