Latest Reference Data Blogs

Angela Wilbraham

Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM) has completed its initial implementation of Curium DQM across its data management and investment operations teams in London and Chicago as part of its drive to meet key data governance objectives and visibility of data across the enterprise.

Sarah Underwood

The Enterprise Data Management (EDM) Council is pushing on with the development of a Financial Industry Business Ontology (FIBO) and this week received final approval from the Object Management Group (OMG) for the Foundations element of the ontology.

Sarah Underwood

Brendan Beith has joined Rimes Technologies, a provider of managed data services, as head of sales, world ex Americas. He took up the post this month after leaving his role as managing director, pricing and reference data, EMEA at Interactive Data in September 2014. Beith was appointed to this role in 2010 having been European sales director at Interactive Data since early 2006.

Sarah Underwood

Accuity and Alacra have partnered to integrate data from Accuity’s Bankers Almanac with the Alacra Compliance Enterprise (ACE) workflow application. The partnership includes integration of Bankers Almanac’s Due Diligence Data File with ACE and is expected to increase the speed and efficiency of client onboarding.

Latest Q&A

To accompany our recent webinar on the Putting the LEI into Practice, we asked participants to give us their thoughts on the key discussion themes. Here is Marty Williams, Vice President, Reference Data Development, Interactive Data.

Reference Data Videos & Webinars

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The wave of LIBOR-inspired compliance requirements has particular implications for capital market participants. Proactive management of a firm’s risk and compliance environments is desperately needed to stay ahead of this wave.
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The past 12 to 18 months has seen the appointment of many chief data officers, in an apparent acknowledgment of the strategic importance of data to the financial institution. But what is the CDO’s role? Is it that of an evangelist or enforcer of internal data policies and procedures? Or something else entirely?

Reference Data Review Events

February 10, 2015 - 3:00pm
There is increased focus on the client onboarding process as regulatory pressures continue to mount. The fear of failing to comply and incurring heavy fines, not to mention the loss of reputation, is...
February 11, 2015 - 3:00pm
Despite the widespread adoption of enterprise data management platforms, data feed integration remains a major challenge for financial institutions seeking to make their reference data operations...

Latest Research

A-Team Group recently held a webinar on the popular topic of The Next Frontier of Customer Due Diligence for KYC & AML, discussing the current thinking around client due diligence.

A-Team Group recently held a webinar on the topic of How to Meet FATCA Requirements, discussing the data management challenges FATCA presents and suggests how firms can best meet the regulation’s requirements.

Reference Data Review Poll

What is the main obstacle to achieving enterprise data management for risk and analytics?
Governance (lack of)
12%
Legacy technologies
18%
Lack of integrated data strategy across the organisation
71%
Total votes: 34

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