The Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) has awarded Accenture a two-year contract to consolidate its reference data architecture onto a new platform. The project will also involve the South African exchange’s information reporting, clearing, accounting and administration systems. The new platform will be built using available technology products and custom applications. The deal comes as the exchange signs a seven-year IT outsourcing contract with Accenture covering a broad range of functions including derivatives trading, equities and derivatives clearing, and regulation.
A-Team Insight Blogs
The transition away from LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) is well underway, but there remains considerable ambiguity around how the final stages will be executed – especially with regards to benchmark replacements in markets outside the UK. What are the options, where are the uncertainties and what stage have firms reached in their preparations? The...
The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) and self-sovereign identity specialist Evernym this month piloted a new solution allowing organizations to create and manage ‘organization wallets’ containing digital portable credentials to confirm an organization’s identity and verify the authority of employees and other company representatives. ‘Self-sovereign’ means that the individual identity holder controls their credentials, using them whenever and...
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.
With the compliance deadline for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) just over two months away, A-Team Group has updated its MiFID II handbook to bring you the latest details on the regulation’s compliance requirements. Version 2 of the handbook, commissioned by Thomson Reuters, also includes new sections covering data sourcing and data...