Latest Reference Data Blogs

By Justin Hayes, Product Manager, Linedata Services

When the FATCA returns and listing deadline of 1st June ends, financial institutions must quickly turn their attention to even more expensive and burdensome regulations. Justin Hayes, product manager at Linedata, the leading international software and solutions provider, outlines the impact the OECD Common Reporting Standards, dubbed ‘Global FATCA’, will have on the industry.

Sarah Underwood

eClerx and Comply Exchange have teamed up to offer an end-to-end tax reporting solution that is designed to help financial institutions meet the requirements of regulations including the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (Fatca) and the OECD’s Common Reporting Standard (CRS).

Sarah Underwood

Xenomorph has extended the capability of its TimeScape EDM+ enterprise data management solution through the integration of Tableau’s business intelligence and visualisation software. The integration is in line with the company’s strategy of adding tools for both data managers and business users to its TimeScape platform and follows the addition of native charting and heatmap capabilities, as well as integration with Microsoft’s Power BI and Aqumin’s AlphaVision visual landscapes.

Sarah Underwood

Technology options including cloud solutions, managed services and data utilities can take enterprise data management (EDM) to the next level and deliver business benefits, but there are challenges along the way as firms contend with legacy systems, increasing regulation and the ongoing divide between business and IT.

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

Tying in with the launch of the Solvency II Handbook at our DMS NYC event this month, this webinar will discuss current data management issues with Solvency II and practical approaches to solving issues.
A-Team Group editor, Sarah Underwood, is joined by Dennis Slattery of EDMworks for a Q&A session to address the following: How to implement better data governance and workflow amidst data inconsistencies and duplication, challenging regulatory demands, organisational overlaps, varied documentation standards, and other challenges.

Reference Data Review Events

June 2, 2015 - 3:00pm
What progress has been made with a utility model and in what aspects of data management are there practical examples of its use?
June 16, 2015 - 3:00pm
Continuing our focus on BCBS 239. There’s six months left until the January 2016 deadline. What progress has been made and where are the trouble spots in implementing the regulation with its...

Latest Research

Sweeping new global financial regulations are changing the way financial firms perform valuations. Regulations call for robust and transparent asset and liability assessments, and for detailed insight into the real value and risk exposures in portfolios. In this report, Jayme Fagas, global head of valuations & transparency at Thomson Reuters, discusses the impact of regulation on structured notes and the valuation challenges that market participants must overcome. Ms. Fagas also touches on the pricing solutions firms will need to implement if they are to successfully address their regulatory responsibilities and satisfy industry best practices and standards.

Want to get a handle on Solvency II and what it means for data management? Need to make sure you have all the bases covered for the looming January 2016 deadline? Our Solvency II Data Management Handbook is now available for free download to help you.

Reference Data Review Poll

What is the main obstacle to achieving enterprise data management for risk and analytics?
Governance (lack of)
Legacy technologies
Lack of integrated data strategy across the organisation
Total votes: 35

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