The MiFID – Markets in Financial Instruments Directive – Joint Working Group efforts (Reference Data Review, April 2005) were kicked off earlier this month with the first meeting being held in London, and tasks being assigned to participants. The forward-looking objectives of the group, according to the group’s chairman Chris Pickles, are four-fold. They are, focusing on best practice recommendations for best execution (spearheaded by ISITC-Europe), real-time market data (SIIA/FISD), reference data standards around business entity identifiers and unique instrument identifiers (RDUG), and defining a standard protocol for communicating information (Fix Protocol). The next full working group meeting is set for mid-June.
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Date: 10 November 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Global data standards and identifiers are essential to business growth, market stability and cost reduction – but they can be challenging to implement, while a lack of consistency across jurisdictions has presented obstacles to global take-up. However, with regulators starting to sit...
Cloud market data specialist BCC Group International has announced a partnership with with IBM to deliver real-time streaming market data into IBM Cloud Pak for Data and IBM Streams. IBM Paks are lightweight, enterprise-grade, modular cloud solutions, integrating a container platform and open source components along with common software services for development and management. The...
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...