London-based Mizuho International has signed up for XcitekSolutionsPlus’s XSP platform for automation of corporate actions data, marking the second European contract for the U.S.-based vendor this year. The selection followed evaluation of “several corporate actions system providers,” according to John Sweeney, executive director of securities services at Mizuho. Invesco’s European offices signed up for XSP in early spring (Reference Data Review, March 2004).
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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...
Transaction Lifecycle Management specialist SmartStream has extended its Reference Data Utility (RDU) SFTR service to include a new API targeting firms who need fast access to the technology and data needed need to meet ESMA’s delayed SFTR reporting deadline of July 13. The API gives access to new tools to validate reference data content during...
The TradingTech Summit in London brings together European senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution and trading architecture to discuss how firms can use high performance technologies to optimise trading in the new regulatory environment.
Valuations and pricing teams are facing a much higher degree of scrutiny from both the regulatory community and the investor community in the glare of the post-crisis data transparency spotlight. Fair value price transparency requirements and the gradual move towards a more harmonised accounting standards environment is set within the context of the whole debate...