Custodian Northern Trust is in exclusive negotiations with Insight Investment, the U.K. asset management arm of U.S. banking group HBOS, to take on Insight’s investment administration on an outsourced basis. The decision has come after a feasibility study that established a “sound and compelling case for moving to an outsource business model with clear benefits,” said Insight’s chief operating officer Atul Manek. The deal, which should complete in the second quarter of this year, would cover pricing, reconciliations, record keeping, trade matching, settlement, client reporting and performance capabilities. Insight currently uses a combination of data management platforms from Citadel Associates (Reference Data Review, August 2004) and Xenomorph.
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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 GLEIF Foundation partnered with XBRL International and Workiva in June 2020 to publish its annual report in both human and machine-readable Inline XBRL and HTML format, with GLEIF’s LEI embedded into the financial information. It constitutes only the second official business report globally to automatically link the filing entity to its verified LEI reference...
Now in its 6th year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
The US corporate actions market has long been characterised as paper-based and manually intensive, but it seems that much progress is being made of late to tackle the lack of automation due to the introduction of four little letters: XBRL. According to a survey by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and standards...