Standard & Poor’s has secured a deal as the preferred data provider for Global Investment Systems’ MFACT fund accounting and administration system aimed at the mutual fund processing market. This is an expansion of an existing deal which adds S&P’s taxable corporate bond pricing for all asset types, including mortgage-backed securities CMO’s and asset backed securities (in addition to the original municipal pricing service). It also adds international bond evaluations and global equities coverage.
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...
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.
The Global LEI System – or GLEIS – has been in development since the middle of last year. Development has been patchy at times, but much has been done, leaving fewer outstanding issues, but also raising new questions. What’s emerging is a structure for the GLEIS going forward, complete with a mechanism for registering and...