Mark-it Partners has signed up an initial 16 financial institutions to its reference entity database service, known as Project Red, which draws on alphanumeric codes created by Standard & Poor’s Cusip Bureau Service (Reference Data Review, September 2003). The database was founded earlier this year by three institutions – Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and J.P. MorganChase – which granted the mandate to operate the service to Mark-it Partners. Mark-it says it has agreements in principle to subscribe to the service for a minimum of three years from: ABN Amro, Bank of America, Bear Stearns, Citigroup, CSFB, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, HSBC, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Scotland, TD Securities and UBS. Project Red is aimed at reducing risk of mismatched credit default swap trades.
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Upcoming Webinar: Entity identification and client lifecycle management – How financial institutions can drive $4 billion in cost savings
Date: 21 January 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes A new model in Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) issuance has created significant opportunities for financial institutions to capitalise on their KYC and AML due diligence. By becoming Validation Agents and obtaining LEIs on behalf of their clients, financial institutions...
The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has had an interesting few years. Founded by the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) to facilitate the allocation and maintenance of International Securities Identification Numbers (ISINs), Classification of Financial Instrument codes (CFIs) and Financial Instrument Short Names (FISNs), in 2019 the group was also designated by the Financial Stability...
The highly successful Data Management Summit USA Virtual was held in September 2020 and explored 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...